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Photo of Stella Crossley Turner

Stella Crossley Turner

Birthplace County Durham Darlington England Date of Birth: January 19, 1897 Date of Death: January 19, 1977


Information from Stella’s granddaughter on her visit to the museum, August 2021:

  • Stella Crossley Turner (Crossley was mother’s maiden name)
  • Worked as a button stitcher on soldier’s uniforms
  • Born 1897, baptised and married 1924 in Darlington
  • Died aged 80 in 1977. 
  • One of 6 siblings – 2 brothers, 4 sisters. 1 brother joined flying corps.
  • However, she was confirmed in All Saints Church, Gretna in 1917–was she working at the factory?
  • Grandaughter said that Stella’s periods stopped and she had a large gap between her two children, she was very particular about washing her hands and putting cream on her arms — could this be from her work at the factory?

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