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Name: Susan Turner

Burial Number: 1855

Gender: Female

Occupation: Housekeeper. Sister of George Walton Turner.

Born: 03/03/1870

Died: 04/05/1953

Buried: 13/05/1953


Susan was born in Moreton, Thame, Oxfordshire, the daughter of Richard Gibbons Turner and his wife Susan. She was baptised in Thame on 23rd April 1870. As a young woman, Susan worked as a governess in Christchurch, Hampshire. By 1901 she had returned to Oxfordshire and was living with her family in Rotherfield Greys. After her mother died, Susan lived with her brothers George and Edward acting as their housekeeper. In 1929, George and Susan moved to Worthing, living at “Four Gables” in Brooklyn Avenue. They later moved to “Sea Breeze” in St Valerie Road. George died in 1936 and was buried at Heene. Susan continued to live at “Sea Breeze” with her friend Dorothy Smith. Susan died on 4th May 1953 at Normanton Nursing Home in Shelley Road. Probate was granted on 9th October to Westminster Bank Ltd and Thomas Littlejohn manager. Effects £14289 14s 10d.

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Susan Turner

Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 20 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): apples.eaten.supporter

Ashes or Urn: Casket Only



No description of the headstone has been added.


To the dear memory of George Walton Turner J.P. who passed away on the 27th February 1936 aged 83 years "Sleep thy last sleep free from care and sorrow, Rest where none weep till the eternal morrow"

Further Information


Name: Susan Elizabeth Turner

Gender: Female

Born: 03/03/1870

Town: Thame

County: Oxfordshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

No marriage information is available for this burial record.

Information at Death

Date of Death: 04/05/1953

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Normanton Nursing Home

Address line 2: Shelley Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £14289 14 s 10 d

Current value of effects: £341029.00

Census Information


Moreton, Oxon.

Richard aged 50, labourer. Susan aged 45. William aged 13, labourer. Richard aged 11. Jane aged 8. Susan E aged 1.


Old Oak Cottage, Moreton, Oxon.

Richard aged 62, labourer. Elizabeth (Susan) aged 11.


“Kiarna” Walpole Road, Christchurch, Hants.

Susan aged 21, governess in household of Isaac Wilkes, fishmonger and poulterer.


The Hermitage, St Andrew’s Road, Rotherfield Greys, Oxon.

George aged 48, retired grocer. Susan aged 74, mother, widow. Susan E aged 31, sister.


Hermitage Cottage, Henley, Oxon.

George aged 58, private means. Edward aged 56, private means. Susan Elizabeth aged 40, housekeeper for brothers.


4 Arundel Place, Kemptown, Brighton, Sussex
First name(s) Last name Relationship to head Sex Birth year Age Birth place Occupation Employer
George Walter Turner
Male 1852 68 Thame, Oxfordshire, England J P
Susan Elizabeth Turner
Female 1870 51 Thame, Oxfordshire, England Home Duties
Dorothy Gladys Smith
Female 1895 25 Reading, Berkshire, England Home Duties


7 St Valerie Road, Worthing.

Susan Elizabeth Turner: private means.

Dorothy Gladys Smith: unpaid domestic duties

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.