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Turner family

Memorials

Floor Slab – William Richard & Mary Ann Turner

Common name(s): Turner Family stone
Catalogue ID: 497
NADFAS ID: 1344

Description

Inscribed slate stone to William Richard Turner (1824-36), an only child, and his mother, Mary Ann Turner (1793-1848), wife of Richard Turner. Pigot's 1834 Hull Directory lists a Richard Turner as master of Christ Church School, New King Street.

Inscription and donor(s)

THE FAMILY VAULT OF/RICHARD TURNER.

WITHIN THIS VAULT/ARE INTERRED THE REMAINS OF/WILLIAM RICHARD TURNER,/THE AMIABLE, BELOVED/AND ONLY CHILD OF/RICHARD AND MARY TURNER/WHO DIED IN THE FAITH OF CHRIST/APRIL 21st. 1836,/AGED 11 YEARS AND 9 MONTHS

ALSO THE ABOVE NAMED/MARY ANN THE BELOVED WIFE OF/RICHARD TURNER,/WHO DIED APRIL 28th 1848,/AGED 55 YEARS.

Subjects

Forename(s) Family name Dates
William Richard Turner 1836
Mary Ann Turner 1848

Physical attributes & manufacture

Dimension Value Notes
Length 2270mm
Width 1140mm

Location

East End

Condition

2020

Good condition, with white composition filling of inscription still sound. Have concerns about effect of furniture on top of it, although this gives it some protection from footfall.

References

NADFAS (1986)

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