- Born 1 January, 1870, Lincoln Yorkshire England
- Died 31 December, 1956
- Occupation Author, Journalist
Lilian Turner was the older sister of Ethel, with whom she wrote stories and edited magazines while at Sydney Girls’ High School. She won the Cassell and Co. (London publishers) literary competition for her novel The Lights of Sydney.
- Trove: Turner, Lilian Wattnall Burwell (1870-1956), http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-757075