Mr George Cresswell Turner JP

Title

Mr George Cresswell Turner JP

Personal Name

Turner, George Cresswell

Birth Date

1859

Death Date

1940

Occupation

Boot & shoe factor (1911 census)
Company director (Kelly's, 1916)

Home address

The Beeches, Elmfield Avenue, Stoneygate, Leicester (1911 census; Kelly's, 1916)

Corporate name

W. & E. Turner Ltd.

Business address

15 & 19 Church Gate, Leicester (Kelly's, 1916)

Donation

£500 (Annual Report, 1922)
Books (ULA M-2)

College appointments

University College Committee, 1920
University College Botanical Gardens Committee, 1921
College Council, 1921
Court of Governors, (vice president, 1941), 1922
University College Buildings Committee, 1924
University College Gardens Sub-Committee, 1925

Associated organisations

Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society, vice president, auditor and section speaker (Section D - Botany), 1919; section chairman, 1921 (Section D - Botany), 1895-
Leicestershire Archaeological Society, 1913
Alderman Newton's School, school chairman, 1916
Leicester Education Committee, council member, 1916
Wesleyan Methodist Church, Bishop Street, Leicester, Sunday school superintendent', 1916
Wyggeston Grammar Schools, committee member, 1916
Young Men's Christian Association, president, 1916

Bibliography

Annual Report (1922)
1911 Census for England and Wales
Civil Registration Death Index for England and Wales
Kelly's Directory of Leicestershire and Rutland, 1916, pp. 285, 364, 518, 519-529, 530, 536, 864.
Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society Transactions, vol. 20 (1919), pp. 56, 57, 74, 89; vol. 22 (1921), pp. 8, 9, 25.
Leicestershire Archaeological Society Transactions, (1913-14), p. 7.
University of Leicester Archive, minutes (1921-1922, green copy); M-1, M-2, P-AR.

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