Notes on Reg Turner, and family.
See interview tape 39.
Born 1897, Maldon.
Thomas (gent’s outfitter) born c 1864, died c 1935 aged 71.
Ella nee Prichard, from Hampshire, born 1868, died 1927.
Brothers and sisters
Edward J born c 1891, Ella W born c 1895.
1912-1915, apprentice at Bon Marche in Brixton.
1915-18, soldier First World War.
Before 1927 – Harrods in London.
1927 on, own shop in Witham, till 1963.
1897-1899, earlier shop in Maldon with family
1899 onwards, 66 High Street in Maldon with family
1912-1915, Brixton (apprentice, lived at shop)
1927 came to Witham, lived at his shop in 54 High Street, perhaps till 1963.
After shop closed, to 67 Collingwood Road.
5 December 1990 aged 93.
Extracts from relevant documents
RG 13/1691, ED 7, page 26, schedule 175, 66 High Street, Maldon St Peter
Thomas J Turner Head M 37 Clothier and shopkeeper (employer)` born Essex, Maldon
Ella Turner Wife M 33 born Hants, Canborne[?]
Edward J Turner Son S 9 born Essex, Maldon
Ella W Turner Dau S 6 born Essex, Maldon
Reginald J Turner Son S 4 born Essex, Maldon
Archibald S Halliday Serv S 15 Shop Boy born Essex, Maldon
1930 and 1938 electoral registers
54 Newland Street. Turner, Reginald John; Turner, Nellie Bessie.
1947 and 1961 electoral registers
54 Newland Street. Turner, Reginald J; Turner, Nellie B.