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Daniel William Turner (1818 - 1883)

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Daniel William Turner
Born in Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Old Church, Saint Pancras, London, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Dec 2016
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Categories: Brightman 1840 | English Immigrants to Australia | Free Settlers.

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Daniel Turner was one of the First Free Settlers to Australia
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Daniel William Turner married Jane Dudman in 1838 in London.[1] [2]


TURNER Daniel William, Jane DUDMAN, and a daughter arrived in South Australia 1840-12-13 on the Brightman from London 40-08-15 via Plymouth, Cork.[3] They were some of the earliest colonists to arrive, the British Colony of South Australia having been formally proclaimed in 1836. Colonists at this time mostly came under the assisted passage scheme of the South Australian Company.


Alice Stella, born in 1839 in London, England
William Edward George Allen born at Nth Adelaide 1842-03-29
Alfred Benoni born at Nth Adelaide 1845-07-02
Annis Emma Diana born at Walkerville 1847-04-16
Albert Edward born at Walkerville 1849-05-15


In 1847 Daniel's occupation was market gardener.[4]


  1. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2014), Daniel William Turner and Jane Dudman, 07 Oct 1838; citing Old Church,Saint Pancras,London,England, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 598,186, 598,187, 598,188, 598,189, 598,336, 598,337, 598,338, 598,339, 598,340.
  3. Dianne Cummings, Bound for South Australia,
  4. South Australian Fri 23 Jun 1848 Page 2 . "CORONER'S INQUEST.-An inquest was held yesterday at the Boar's Head, Rundle-street, on the body of Annis Emma, aged 14 months, daughter of Daniel William Turner, market gardener, near Walkerville."

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Still no birth or parents information. Not him:Turner, Daniel b:1808 father:Turner, Barnabas mother:Last, Elizabeth sp:Fairweather, Mary, place:The Congregational Chapel, Debenham, Suffolk, England - from

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