He was born 30 December 1809, of Hatfield, a son of Thomas Turner and Nancy Pattrick.
In 1841, at Barlby, he was a farmer aged 30. With him was Thomas a farmer aged 23, Charlotte, aged 20 and Charlotte Barrass aged 5. They were all born in the county. There were also Abraham Allerton, a male servant, aged 20, Richard Say a male servant aged 16 and Elizabeth Smith a female servant aged 20, all born in the county; and Sarah Glew (William Glew's sister), a visitor aged 20 and not born in the county.
He married Helen Brewer.
In 1861, William and Helen were at Barlby a few cottages away from Thomas. William was aged 53, a farmer of 5 acres and born at Hatfield. Helen, his wife, was aged 51 and born at Drax.
Posted October 2016