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Turner, Thomaslocked

(1729–1793)
  • David Vaisey

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Turner, Thomas (1729–1793), diarist and shopkeeper, was born on 9 June 1729 at Groombridge in the parish of Speldhurst, Kent, the eldest of the four children of John Turner (1689–1752), a shopkeeper, and his second wife, Elizabeth Ovenden (1697–1759), of Rotherfield, Sussex. In 1735 the family moved to ...

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Centre for Kentish Studies, Maidstone, Kent