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    More about: Edward Holdsworth Turner
    Also: A description of Edward Holdsworth Turner
    by his nephew, Godfrey Wordsworth Turner



    Edward Holdsworth Turner was born on 14th December 1788, third son of Joseph Turner and Lydia (nee Wollstonecraft). When his children were born, he was earning his living as a "Dancing Master". He was also an actor, working in the theatres around Covent Garden, London and, in his later life, he became a theatrical agent.

    1. Edward Holdsworth Turner b: 14 December 1788 Westminster d: 21 February 1851 Pentoville m: 11 July 1814, in St Marylebone, Eliza Morse b: Abt. 1787 d: 25 August 1851 St Giles, London

      1. Thomas Godfrey Turner b: Abt. 20 February 1811 Baptised 20 February 1811 in St Thomas, Portsmouth Occupation: 1844 Professor of Dancing m: 17 June 1844, in St George, Camberwell, Surrey, Hephzibah Amelia Drummond b: 18 October 1822
      2. Britannia Turner b: Abt. 1815 Sherborne, Dorset m: 7 August 1848, in Spitalfields, St Mary, Benjamin William Garratt b: Abt. 1816
      3. Edward Turner b: Abt. 1816 Sherborne, Dorset.
      4. Lydia Turner b: Abt. 1818 Sherborne St John's, Dorset m: 1 June 1840, in Register Office, The Strand Union, Middlesex, Richard Mason b: Abt. 14 August 1803 St George the Martyr, Middlesex ...
      5. Mary Ann Antoinette Turner b: 29 January 1819 Swaffham, Norfolk m: 8 July 1849, in Register Office, Swaffham, Norfolk, David Harris Bennett b: Abt. 1825 Gooderstone, Swaffham, Norfolk
      6. Henry Turner b: Abt. 1820
      7. John Turner b: Abt. 1822 Sommers Town Occupation: 1853 Merchants Clerk d: 1858 m: 30 August 1846, in St Anne, Soho, Westminster, Fanny Richards b: Abt. 1828 St Neots, Huntingdonshire
      8. Joseph Turner b: Abt. 1822

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