James TURLE Isabella Caroline TURLE Florence Emma TURLE Elizabeth Margaret TURLE James Evan TURLE Frederica Jane Edith TURLE Florence STOVELL Mini tree diagram


5th Dec 1875 -

mining student2

Life History

5th Dec 1875

Born in Finchley, Middlesex


Recorded in census in Finchley, Middx (Woodside Grange, Finchley, Middx)

from 1889 to Jul 1889

Educated Mill Hill School in London.1


Recorded in census in Finchley, Middx (Woodside Grange, Finchley, Middx)


Educated Redruth College in Cornwall

31st Mar 1901

Occupation mining student in Redruth, Cornwall.2

31st Mar 1901

Recorded in census in Redruth, Cornwall (above the shop at 6 Penrhyn Street, Redruth).2

listed as Furle


  • In April 1899 John Turle sailed from New York to Liverpool, England on the SS Umbria. He was listed as single, aged 23 and his occupation was given as "labourer".
  • On 26 June 1901 Dr John William Evans left Southampton on a two year trip to explore a region of in north-east Bolivia.  As well as a civil engineer / surveyor and a botanist he was accompanied by his younger cousin, John Turle.  John was a student at Redruth College in Cornwall studying mining.

    The report of their trip, Expedition to Caupolican Bolivia 1901-1902 by Dr John William Evans, was published inThe Geographical Journal, No 6, Vol. XXII, December 1903 and read at the Geographical Society on June22,1903.

    Expedition to Caupolican Bolivia, 1901-1902
    John William Evans
    The Geographical Journal, Vol. 22, No. 6 (Dec., 1903), pp. 601-642   (article consists of 48 pages)
    Published by: Blackwell Publishing on behalf of The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers)



  • 1. Mill Hill School, London, school records
    • www.familyrelatives.com
  • 2. UK Census 1901

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