John M Turnbull

1881 Census

John M Turnbull was listed in the 1881 census as:

Dealer in Photo Materials:  aged 41

Born:  Jedburgh, Roxburghshire

Resident:  73, Rose Street, Edinburgh

Wife:  Isabella T


1.  Agnes

aged 13 

(born:  Edinburgh)

2.  Elizabeth

aged 12 

(born:  Edinburgh)

3.  Thomas


(born:  Edinburgh)

4.  Eliza Ann


(born:  Edinburgh)

5.  Jane

aged 5

(born:  Edinburgh)

1.  John


(born:  Edinburgh)

[DR Torrance]


John M Turnbull

1891 Census

John M Turnbull was born in Jedburgh.

He was a photographers' apparatus manufacturer, aged 51at the time of the 1891 Census, living  with his wife and four daughters and two sons at I Brunswick Street.

The eldest two were  daughters, both described in the census as shop girls, photo materials.



Wills & Inventories

From the Glasgow Sheriff Court Wills and Inventories, there are the following references to two Turnbull photographers, one of which may be the Robert Turnbull in the 1881 census above:

Charles Turnbull

Photographer / Photographic Artist
residing at 74 Jamaica Street, Glasgow,
spouse of Mary McFarlan Turnbull

d. 19/10/1874 at 1 Northcumberland Street, Crosshill, Glasgow, testate

Robert Turnbull

Manager with Turnbull & Sons, Photographers,
10 Jamaica Street, Glasgow,
residing at Heathbank, Tollcross.

d.10/12/1891 at Heathbank Tollcross, testate

Thank you to John Hadden, Edinburgh for providing the details above.





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