Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 5, 1780, York, Eng­land.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1864, Ely House, Do­ver Street, London, Eng­land.

Buried: Ken­sal Green Ce­me­te­ry, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Cri­to Can­ta­bri­gi­en­sis.


Turton en­rolled at Queens’ Col­lege, Cam­bridge, in 1801, mov­ing to Ca­ther­ine Hall (now St. Ca­tha­rine’s Col­lege) in 1804. He earned a ba­che­lor’s de­gree in the­o­lo­gy in 1816, and his Doc­tor of Di­vi­ni­ty in 1828.

He was or­dained as a dea­con at Nor­wich in 1813, and a priest six months af­ter. He served as dean at Pe­ter­bo­rough (1830–42), dean of West­min­ster (1842–45), and bis­hop of Ely (1845).

His works in­clude:

  1. Ely
  2. Harston
  3. St. Eth­el­dre­da