Caroline Cydippa Smith (née Turner)

1808 - 1849

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Awarded part of the compensation for the Dunbarton [sic] estate in St Ann Jamaica, with her husband John Fairful Smith (q.v.).

  1. Caroline Cydippe Smith Turner was born on 05/10/1808 and baptised 14/10/1808 in Clarendon, Jamaica, the daughter of Dutton Smith Turner and his wife Mary Gale Turner née Redwar (q.v.). Her mother was the daughter of Henry Redwar, owner of Dunbarton estate, and the neice of William Gale Redwar (q.v.).

  2. Her brother Edward Turner (q.v.) was an eminent chemist: he was a lecturer in Chemistry at Edinburgh University between 1824 and 1827 and 'collected around him the remaining unsettled members of his family - a clever boy and four young, handsome and accomplished sisters'.

  3. Marriage at St Pancras, London 12/06/1830 of John Fairfull [sic] Smith WS of Edinburgh and Caroline, 3rd daughter of the late Dutton Smith Turner of Clarendon Jamaica.

  4. Caroline and John had two children born and baptised in Edinburgh: John George (1833) and Edward Turner (1835).

Sources

T71/857 St Ann no. 565, which gives John Fairfell Smith and Caroline Cydippe.

  1. www.familysearch.org, Jamaica Church of England Parish Registry Transcripts, 1664-1880 [copy of parish record online]. See separate entries for Mary Gale Redwar, Henry Redwar and William Gale Redwar.

  2. Sir Robert Christison, The Life of Sir Robert Christison, Bart. (2 Vols., Edinburgh, W. Blackwood and Sons, 1885), Vol. 1 pp. 130-133.

  3. Blackwood's Magazine Vol 28 (Sept. 1830) p. 570; Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online].

  4. www.familysearch.org batch no. C11983-9.


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Maiden Name
Turner
Name in compensation records
Caroline Cydippe Smith
Spouse
John Fairful Smith
Children
John George (1833-), Edward Turner (1835-)

Associated Claims (1)

£2,956 15S 6D
Awardee

Relationships (12)

Niece → Aunt
Sisters
Sisters
Sister-in-law → Brother-in-law
Niece → Uncle
Notes →
John married Caroline's aunt Harriet Gibbons nee...
Niece → Aunt
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Harriet married Caroline's uncle William Gale...
Wife → Husband
Sisters
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother
Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

Edinburgh, Midlothian (Edinburgh), Central Scotland, Scotland