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Joanna Elizabeth Turnbull

Female abt 1870 - abt 1955  (~ 85 years)



  • Name Joanna Elizabeth Turnbull  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth abt 1870  Wellington, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    Marriage abt Nov 1900  St Pancras Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 5, 6
    James William Leigh Wood,   b. 1870,   d. 21 Mar 1949, 32 Upper Brook St, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Apr 1911  29 Oxford Square, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Death abt Aug 1955  Uxbridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Notes 
    • Born in Wellington, NZ, the 7th child of Walter Turnbull, merchant, and his wife, Alexandrina Horsburgh. Her parents, born in Scotland, had arrived in Wellington in 1857.
      In February 1875, after a successful business career in New Zealand, Walter Turnbull took his family to settle in London.
      Her brother Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull became a renowned book collector as well as a director of W. & G. Turnbull and Company, the firm of general merchants founded by his father.
      In 1892 he and his parents and his younger sister Joanna returned to Wellington and re-established themselves in Elibank, the family home on Bowen Street.
      [taken from J. E. Traue, 'Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh - Biography', from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 01-Sep-2010. http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2t53/1 accessed 13 Dec 2010]
    Person ID I1251  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 

    Family James William Leigh Wood,   b. 1870,   d. 21 Mar 1949, 32 Upper Brook St, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Marriage abt Nov 1900  St Pancras Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 5, 6
    Notes 
    • Mary only dau.
      Only son Roger Leigh-Wood (1906-1987): educ Winchester & Trinity College, Oxford; prominent athlete (Pres. Oxford Univ. Athletic Club, 1929; British Olympic Team, 1928; Empire Games Team, 1930); chairman Chartered Bank, Commercial Union, etc.
    • 7 serv. in Apr 1911
    Children 
    +1. Mary Leigh Wood,   b. 26 May 1905, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1975, St Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F0388  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1870 - Wellington, NZ Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S05] The Times, obituary, 25 Mar 1949.
      husband James

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Pancras, 4Q1900.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Uxbridge, 3Q1955.
      age 85

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 41 b Wellington

    5. [S05] The Times, obituary, 25 Mar 1949.

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 10 yrs