TURNER Joseph Arnold

Posted on: October 29th, 2016 by webfooted

Born c1824 in Bristol, the son of Joseph Turner I (Ao).

1839 15 May. The son of Joseph Turner, potter, he was either apprenticed to William and Constance Powell (A) or J.D. Pountney, aged 15 years (Ao).
1865 4 Feb. The Joseph Arnold Turner ‘who works at Messrs Powell’s, Temple Gate Pottery, summoned for assaulting Stephen Whittaker. Prosecutor lives at Wellington Street, a private house, and this morning defendant and three others entered and asked for a quart of beer. The servant of the house replied that they did not sell beer, upon which the defendant struck the complainant a violent blow on the eye. Prisoner said Whittaker did not keep a private house, it was a brothel … He was fined 10s and costs, or in default 14 days imprisonment’ (Bristol Times & Mirror).


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