Families in Wartime

This walking tour shows some of the ways in which the war affected families in Southwark.

Elsie and Samuel Turner

At the outbreak of the war, No.35 Emerson Street was home to Samuel John Turner, his wife Elsie Ida Turner, and their one year old daughter, also called Elsie. Samuel was a chemist's assistant, 5ft 7inches tall and 125 pounds, with brown marks…