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Anne Finney


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Another tricky one I have Sarah Anne Turner 27/08/1870 born to Henry and Mary Turner, I’m interested in Henry’s parents I believe they are Edward Turner and Anne Finney there is a marriage record for them but other than that I can’t find them on the census’s and can’t find any other info on Anne Finney which I do believe is a traveller/gypsy surname? Can anyone prove this please?
Sarah Ann Turner S qtr 1870 Lichfield vol 06b page 422 – mm Upton

Mary Upton age 17 married 15 March 1853 St John the Baptist Armitage Staffordshire to Henry Turner – Anglican page 49

Henry and family on 1871 census has he was b 1829 Codsall Staffordshire = 42 a gamekeeper, wife Mary 35 b Armitage with Alice 8 b same, Emma 5 b same, William 3 b same & Sarah Ann 7mths b same

1881 census has him b Tetenhall Stafford age 50 still gamekeeper

Staffordshire Births & Baptisms & Marriages
Henry Turner baptised 8 Aug 1830 St Nicholas, Codsall Staffordshire – Edward Turner & Ann Finney – page 68 – parents married 16 May 1822 St Nicholas Codsall – Anglican page 10

have found a baptism for a Ann Finney 24 Sept 1797 St Chad Pattingham Staffordshire – Anglican – Richard & Ann Finney – page 79 & FHL no: 873643
fits with 1851 census under Tarner
Ann Tarner 55 wife b Pattingham – parish of Codsall Staffordshire – reg district Wolverhampton – sub: Tettenhal, h/h 15, piece 2017, folio 22, page 5
hubby Edward is 67 (1784) b Tettenhall
Thank you so much, are you able to find anything else on Anne Finney as it seems to be a bit of a dead end with her parents?
Pos death
Ann Turner - burial 28 Jan 1855 St John’s Burslen Staffordshire – Anglican page 142 age 58
FHL 1278930 ref P142 CN 1134
Hey how do I find the proof that Ann Finney is Henry Turners mother? I can’t seem to prove it as nothing has her maiden name on it has Edward Turner and Ann, I don’t want to be following the wrong path with this family 😞