Sarah Bird1

#13245, (24 August 1871-20 May 1956)
Father*James Bird1 b. 1835, d. Apr 1887
Mother*Betsy Clements1 b. 19 Mar 1832
ChartsThe Birds of Edlesborough
The Burrows of Eaton Bray
Birth*24 AUG 1871 Sarah Bird was born on 24 AUG 1871 at Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, EnglandG.2 
Baptism26 NOV 1871 She was baptized on 26 NOV 1871 at Eaton Bray, BedfordshireG.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 She lived with James Bird and Betsy Clements at Moor End, Eaton Bray, Bedfordshire, EnglandG, together with Joseph Bird and Jesse Bird.1 
Residence30 MAR 1891 Sarah Bird lived at The Vicarage, Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, EnglandG.3 
Marriage*1 JUN 1893 She married James Purton Turvey on 1 JUN 1893 at Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, EnglandG.4 
Residence*30 MAR 1901 Sarah Bird and James Purton Turvey lived at City Farm, Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, EnglandG, together with Hilda Kate Turvey, William John Turvey, Arthur James Turvey and Francis Robert Turvey.5 
Residence*2 APR 1911 Sarah Bird lived at Whipsnade, BedfordshireG, together with William John Turvey, Arthur James Turvey, Albert Cecil Turvey, Alfred Thomas Turvey, Walter John Turvey, Frederick Charles Turvey and Ethel May Turvey.6 
Residence29 SEP 1939 Sarah Bird lived at The Oaks, Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, EnglandG.7 
Death*20 MAY 1956 She died on 20 MAY 1956 at Whipsnade, BedfordshireG, aged 84.8 


James Purton Turvey b. Jan 1867, d. 13 Feb 1910
Marriage*1 JUN 1893 She married James Purton Turvey on 1 JUN 1893 at Leighton Buzzard, BedfordshireG.4 
Last Edited21 May 2021


  1. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  2. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, birth & bapt., Sarah Bird, parents James & Betsy, Eaton Bray, Beds., fhl 1279092.
  3. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, servant, Woodwards.
  4. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Sarah Bird, father James, & James Purton Turvey, All Saints, Leighton Buzzard, Beds., fhl 1279146.
  5. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  6. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  7. [S124] 1939 register, with Bessie Turvey, 3 Mar 1925, later Dixon.
  8. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 84, Luton, Beds., Apr-Jun 1956, vol 4a 94.
  9. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Luton, Beds., Jan-Mar 1897, vol 3b 417.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016