James TURLE Isabella Caroline TURLE Florence Emma TURLE Elizabeth Margaret TURLE John TURLE James Evan TURLE Charles Hugh BENNETT Florence STOVELL Mini tree diagram
Freda Turle (from the collection of Anna Evans)

Freda Turle (from the collection of Anna Evans)

Frederica Jane Edith TURLE

29th Mar 1880 - 14th Nov 19363

private means1

Life History

29th Mar 1880

Born in Finchley, Middlesex


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


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


Recorded in census in Finchley, Middx (Woodside Lane, Wholseley Finchley)

from 1909 to 1914

Occupation Author

2nd Apr 1911

Occupation private means in Sidmouth, Devon.1

2nd Apr 1911

Recorded in census in Sidmouth, Devon (Cypress House, Staion Road, Sidmouth, Devon).1

17th Apr 1912

Resident in Wisley, Ripley, Surrey, England.2

Wisley was the home address given when she sailed from Jamaica.

2nd Oct 1912

Married Charles Hugh BENNETT in St James' Piccadilly.4

Register reference - Westminster 1a 1199

6th Jul 1932

Death of Charles Hugh BENNETT

14th Nov 1936

Died in Cheltenham.3


  • On 17 April 1912 Frederika sailed on SS Median from Kingston, Jamaica to Hamilton, Canada. Her sister, Florence was on the same boat but her destination was listed as Liverpool, England.

  • Frederica wrote books for children including:

    "The Miser's Well" Published pp. vii. 133 Wells Gardner & Co;London 1909. 80 British Library shelfmark: 012804.bb.15

    "The Gap in the Fence", etc pp. 128. [1914] British Library shelfmark: 04420.k.65/19
    In Nursery Series The Red Nursery Series [1896,etc] 80

    The Squire's Grandchildren  Wells Gardner & Co;London 1906, written in the name of Josephine Turle



  • 1. UK Census 1911
  • 2. Ancestry database
    • Galveston Passenger Lists 1896-1948
  • 3. FreeBMD
  • 4. The Times
    • galegroup.com
    • Oct 4, 1912; pg 1; Issue 40021; Col A

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