Historical information

William Tulloch Oat TURNBULL was the son of John TURNBULL who was a prominent citizen of Sandridge/Port Melbourne. John owned property around Rouse and Nott Streets and served on Council for 15 years and as Mayor 1877-78.

William married Barbara Annie GOULD at Ross Street, Port Melbourne on 9 Oct 1884. They had one daughter, Margaret Keith and a son Sydney.

This item was passed on to Nancy U'REN with a small number of items relating to the Turnbull family with an undated note from Suzanne, a Turnbull descendent, wishing Nancy good luck with her work on Sandridge.

Physical description

Studio portrait of William Oat TURNBULL, his wife, Barbara Annie and children Margaret and Sydney.

Inscriptions & markings

"William Oates - Granny + chn - Nanna + Uncle Sid c. 1896" handwritten in pencil on reverse.