Richard Turner was born in Oxfordshire, England in 1941. Worked for the Meteorological Office and then on datacommunications engineering.
First book "A Directory of Scottish Provincial Silversmiths & their Marks", followed by a CD of these marks.
"Collecting Silver" written, hoping to help buyers and sellers avoid errors and enjoy the breadth of silver.
Avid athlete and coach in shot, hammer and discus, having coached World Masters' champions plus AAA and English Schools gold medalists. Still winning medals in these events himself, on the grounds that this will maintain the ability to keep annoying his pension providers!