Born: 1837 at Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, England
Parents: John Turner 1804-?, and Mary S ? 1803-?
Siblings: John Austin 1837-?, tailor
Married: 1. Henry Ernest Maxfield c1845- 1875 (son of Charles Maxfield) on 9 Jan 1868 at Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire
2. Albin Guppy 1846-1905 on 1 Nov 1876 at Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire, England
Offspring: 1. Henry Ernest Maxfield 1873-after 1910 census
Lived in: Longbridge Deverill, Crockerton and Kington Langley, Wiltshire; Bath, Somerset, England
Died: 6 January 1900, Bath, Somerset, England
Frances Turner was brought up in her father John Turner’s home village of Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire. Her mother was Mary, born in Gillingham, Dorset. In the 1851 census the family were living in Sand Street, Longbridge Deverill where John was a tailor. There were two changes by the 1861 census: the family lived at The Plough Inn, Sand Street and John was a ‘Tailor and Retailer of beer’.
Frances’ first marriage was to Henry Ernest Maxfield who has also been born in Longbridge Deverill. In the 1871 census they were running the Bath Arms Inn in Clay Street, Crockerton close to the Guppy’s home.
For Frances’ later life please see the entry for her husband Albin Guppy 1846-1905