TURNER, Margaret Louisa

1852 - 1930

Margaret Louisa Turner, was born at Colchester, Essex in 1852, daughter of Sayers Turner (1815-9 February 1880), an attorney at law, and his wife Louisa Clare née Williams, who married at Colchester in 1843. In 1871, an 18 year old, living at High Street, Colchester with her parents, 55 year old Sayers and 50 year old Louisa, with five siblings, Beresford George 22, Josepha Blanche 20, Frances Grace 16, Cecil 13 and Maud 9, all born at Colchester. Margaret exhibited at Ipswich Fine Art Club from East Hill, Colchester, in 1882 'Waiting for Dinner' (171), in 1891 'Grannies Treasure' and in 1893 'Reflected Glory' and 'Cut off in their Prime'. As Margaret Louisa Patterson, a widow, she married at Kensington, London on 16 December 1902, Lawrence Romney (1857-1932), who lived for some time at Tudor Cottage in Guildford, being estranged from his wife. Margaret died at 49 Elsom Road, Kensington, London on 16 October 1930.