The Family of Robert Henry Turner

11 Robert Henry Turner 2.jpg 13 Robert Henry Turner prob.jpg

'Bob' was born 15 March 1889 in Notting Hill Gate, London, to Walter Charles Turner and Annie, formerly Seale. 


In the census of 1891 he was with his mother and aged 2.


In the census of 1901 he was with his mother and aged 12.


1n the census of 1911 Robert was living with his father and aged 22.  He was a clerk in the motor industry and born in Kensington.


In 1913 he was the scout master of the 23rd West London Troop (1st Bayswater, St Matthew’s) and was living at 139, Highlever Road, North Kensington.  W. Turner (presumably Walter E. N.) was an assistant scoutmaster.


He was secretary of Lines Brothers (thought to be a firm of toymakers in London, which later became Triang). 


He married Dorothy Violet Robbins (known as Dolly, born 1 August 1889 in the Chelsea district), after banns, at the church in the district parish of St Johns, Notting Hill on 3 September 1918.  They were both single and aged 29.  Robert was an accountant, of 96 Lansdowne Road, a son of Walter Charles Turner, a boarding house proprietor.  Dorothy was of 28 St James Square, a daughter of James Robbins, a fruiterer.  The witnesses were Fanny Rosanna Robbins and Walter C Turner. 


He was best man at his brother Walter’s wedding 17 April 1922.


A possible death entry for Robert Henry is in the Enfield district in the December quarter 1968 (5b 278).  He was aged 78. 

Robert and Dorothy's child was

  1. Stuart Paul, born 31 August 1923, in the Hendon district of London. His death occurred on 13 February 1994 at Edgeware General Hospital, Edgeware. He was a senior executive officer (retired) of 5 Deanscroft Avenue, Kingsbury, NW9. He died of 1a. myocardial infarction and 1b. arterial sclerosis. He had a son.

Home Page

Revised April 2012