born April–August 1822
in Minsterworth, Gloucestershire
died very roughly 1892
1822: John, son of John Turk, carpenter of Minsterworth, and Sophia was christened on 11 August in Minsterworth.
1841 census: living with father, brother, and nephew[?] in Walmore Hill, Chaxhill. Occupation is agricultural labourer. Age is 15[–19] and he was born in Gloucestershire.
1851 census: living with father, wife, and children in Chaxhill. Occupation is agricultural labourer. Age is 28 and place of birth is Westbury[-on-Severn].