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Mavis Brockwell TURNER

Mavis Brockwell TURNER

Female 1907 - 2006  (98 years)

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  • Name Mavis Brockwell TURNER 
    Born 28 Oct 1907 Petersborough, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Photos Abt 1908  [2] – Mavis First Birthday
    Turner Mavis 1908 1st birthday
    Photos 1918  [2]
    • Georgina Pennington Turner and Grandchildren 1918
      Back row: Howard and Gwen Turner, Elva Pomery, Mavis Turner, Lurleen,Ralph Turner
      Front seated: James Turner, Baby Murray Turner, Georgina, Colin Turner, Lorna Turner
      Front: Arnold Pomery, Allan Turner
    Georgina Pennington Turner and Grandchildren 1918
Back row: Howard and Gwen Turner, Elva Pomery, Mavis Turner, Lurleen , Ralph Turner
Front seated: James Turner, Baby Murray Turner, Georgina, Colin Turner, Lorna Turner
Front: Arnold Pomery, Allan Turner
    Photos Abt 1925 Peterborough, South Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2]  – Turner Mavis and Elva Pomery
    Turner Mavis and Elva Pomery at Peterborough
    Newspaper 14 Apr 1961 Aldersgate, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Turner William John 1961 Death article
    Photos May 1973  [3] – Picnic
    • Back from L - Thelma Turner, unk, Gwen Mitchell, Howard Turner, Petra Turner
      Front - Olive Broadbent, Walter Davies, Mavis Davies (nee Turner) - 2 children unk.
    Turner Picnic 1973 3 Thelma Gwen Howard Petra Olive Mavis DSC04368
    Photos May 1973  [3] – Picnic
    • Walter Mavis Davies, Thelma Turner, Gwen Mitchell  (nee Turner) unknown then Petra Turner (wife of Howard) - sitting Jack Mitchell - 2 children unknown
    Turner Picnic 1973 2 Walter Mavis Davies Thelma  Gwen Turner Mitchell
    Cemetery Oct 2006 Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Mavis Brockwell Davies of GRANGE
          Date of Death: 08 Oct 2006
          Age: 98 Years
          Interment Type: Memorial
          Section: Harmony Walls
          Type: W
          Path/Bed: 95
          Site: A006
          Licence: 230875
          Expiry Date: 24 May 2034
    Photos Turner Mavis Walter Davies at Mutoroo Station  [2]
    Turner Mavis Davies Walter Davies at Mutoroo Station
    Buried Oct 2006 Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 8 Oct 2006 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1404 Turner | Turner William
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2011 

    Father William John "Will" TURNER,   b. 5 Jul 1878, Portland Estate, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1961, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Hilda Elizabeth HORTON,   b. 8 Jun 1882, Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1945, St Peters, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1907 Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F411 Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Rev Walter Bawden DAVIES,   b. 2 May 1901,   d. 25 Apr 1985, Grange, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 23 May 1952  [7]
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2004 
    Family ID F696 Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Photos
    Turner Mavis 2
    Turner Mavis
  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Oct 1907 - Petersborough, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPhotos - Turner Mavis and Elva Pomery - Abt 1925 - Peterborough, South Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 14 Apr 1961 - Aldersgate, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCemetery - Oct 2006 - Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Oct 2006 - Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 2006 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • From Violet Turner 1967. Page 17.
      Mavis Brockwell, born Petersburg on 28th October 1907. The day after Mavis left school, she applied for a position with the A.M.P. Insurance Society, a position she retained £or the next 28 years working her way up to become Head employee of her department.

      At the same time, she was leader of the Girls' Comrades of Spicer Memorial Methodist Church. That Church was the sccene of her marriage to Rev. Walter Bawdin Davies, on the 23rd May 1952. Walter, an M.A. of Melbourne University, was a missionary at Rabaul Methodist Mission. when Mavis first met him. After their marriage he taught in a High School in South Australia. Seeing an advertisement for a caretaker for the manager of a large sheep station. he applied for the position.. and somewhat to his surprise was accepted. In this worky Walter and Mavis lived for about 6 years at Mutoroo Station, near Broken Hill. They are now the proprietors of a delicatessen in Rosewater (Addison Road). They have no children.

  • Sources 
    1. [S166] Turner, Jenny (Sax), email 30 June 2002 (Reliability: 3), 1 Jul 2002.

    2. [S214] Jackson, Heather Bruce.

    3. [S166] Turner, Jenny (Sax).

    4. [S143] Centennial Park Cemetery, (<"http://www.centennialpark.org">http://www.centennialpark.org).

    5. [S25] South Australian Marriages 1842 - 1916, Book/Page: 230/205 (Reliability: 3), 21 Feb 2004.
      Groom: TURNER
      Given names: William John
      Bride: HORTON
      Given names: Hilda Elizabeth
      Date: 1907-01-15
      Groom Age: 28
      Status: S
      Groom's Father: William TURNER
      Bride Age: 24
      Status: S
      Bride's Father: [unrecorded] HORTON
      Place: Congregational Church Port Adelaide
      District: PtA
      Symbol:
      Book/Page: 230/205

    6. [S259] Turner, William John. Horton, Hilda 1907 Marriage Certificate SA.

    7. [S37] Turner, Violet E. "Our Family", Turner, Violet E., (March 1967), p.17 (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2003.


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