Turner Family Bible

Details

Clarke's Bible
Published by W Lewis, St. Johns Square, London
Published 1815
Size: 43 x 28 x 9 cm

Condition

Pages in fair condition, but several have been repaired. Bible has been in damp conditions and some pages are water stained, but considering that it's in very good condition. It's a church type bible, rather than a family bible, so has large clear print. The family information has been entered inside the front cover as there are no family history pages. The cover is intact and unbroken.

Names

Turner family of Burwell, Cambridgeshire. We quote:

Locations


Acquired: Still owned by a descendant of the family (offers considered).
Locations: These Turners are from Burwell, Cambridgeshire, UK. Some are buried in the Burwell Parish Church, St Mary's.

Inside the front cover is the name and address (written as if by the owner):-

Walter Trudgett
Clarence House
Ness Road
Burwell
Cambs.

It looks like Walter may have been the original owner and the Turners acquired the book around 1839 - maybe as a wedding present. Possibly Elizabeth's maiden name was Trudgett?

Photographs


Click on the thumbnails for a full-size picture.
The blue object is a 1 foot ruler.

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Locations

Bible is still in the Turner family, in Burwell, Cambs.

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