The Worshipful Company of Turners

Supporting the Craft, City and Charity for over four hundred years

On this page we provide photographs of Lady Crawford from the dispatch box owned by Past Master Nicholas Somers. We are grateful to him for allowing us to make these photographs available.

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The marriage of Gertrude Eleanor Molyneux to Liveryman of the Turners’ Company Captain John Halkett Crawford, April 1905.


Portrait of Lady Gertrude Eleanor Crawford née Molyneux. Date unknown.


Lady Gertrude Crawford with her Holtzapffel ornamental lathe, fitted with an electric motor.


Lady Crawford was a prolific ornamental turner. In this 1930s exhibition photo she is showing a large lamp stand, probably made from Lignum Vitae.


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