Saxon Sydney-Turner

The personal details and relationships of Saxon Sydney-Turner


Personal Details

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 11   Male  Mr
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 Educated Westminster, Trinity College Cambridge Octobe 4 1899. In his last 3 years at Cambridge he shared a double set of rooms with Leonard Woolf in Great Court, one large room on the ground floor, 2 small rooms upstairs. Passed his civil service exams worked for the Treasury, working for a while from an attic office in Somerset House. While working for the Treasury he lived in Great Ormond Street, his rooms consisted of one small bedroom, and an ample sized sittingroom with a fireplace over which hung a large picture of a farmyard, stacked in his bedroom were paintings by his friends, Duncan Grant etc. He also over the years collected many books, which in the end overflowed the bookcases onto the tables, chairs and floor. When he retired it is claimed that he began to gamble. (Michael Holroyd - Lytton Strachey Biography) He was very quick at completing cross word puzzles. A regular attendee at the Opera both in London and Bayreuth. In the summer of 1908 or 9 he went on holiday to Rye with Vaness (Bell), Virginia (Woolf) and Adrian Stephen, and Lytton Strachey. 

Personal Relationships

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Clive Arthur (Clive) Howard Bell


Dora Houghton Carrington


John Maynard Keynes


Thoby Stephen


Lytton Giles (Lytton) Strachey


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