William Greer TURLE Henry Greer TURLE Harriott Eaton SMITH Mini tree diagram

William Harry TURLE

13th Apr 18651 - 27th Jul 1940

Life History

13th Apr 1865

Born in St Leonards, Hastings.1

VRI BI 2004 - 2b 28

16th Jul 1865

Baptised in St John's Richmond.1

VRI BI 2004

2nd Apr 1871

Recorded in census in St Thomas, Winchester, Hampshire (17 Romsey Road, St Thomas, Winchester, Hampshire).2


Educated Queens School in Basingstoke, Hampshire (Queens School Worthing Road Basingstoke Hants)


Recorded in census in Basingstoke, Hampshire (Queens School Worthing Road Basingstoke Hants)

6th Oct 1916

Resident in Teneriffe, Guibal Road, Lee, Kent with Frederick Potter

6th Oct 1916

Wrote will in Lee, Kent

21st Oct 1927

Resident in 226 Burnt Ash Hill, Lee, Kent

21st Oct 1927

Wrote will in Lee, Kent


9th Dec 1931

Resident in The Bungalow Charleston, West Dean, Sussex

9th Dec 1931

Wrote will in Lee, Kent

Second codicil

before Jul 1940

Resident in 11 North Street, Alfriston, Sussex

27th Jul 1940

Died in Hill House, Newhaven (11 North Street, Alfriston Sussex)

Lewes 22 494 1940

27th Apr 1953

Probate in London, Middlesex.3

In 1916 Frederick Potter whom William Harry "adopted as his son" is left residue in will but December 1931 he is written out of the will along with the builder William Sweatman. Henry Greer Turle is left everything but Henry Greer died in 1933, seven years before William Harry. Will is proven on 27 April 1953, thirteen years after his death as the executor had died in the lifetime of William Harry. The money, 16, was taken for the "use of Her Majesty"


  • 1. Vital Records Index
  • 2. UK Census 1871
    • Ancestry.co.uk
    • RG10/1210 F21 P34
  • 3. Probate Principal Registry of the Family Division

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