February 5, 1780, York, England.
January 7, 1864, Ely House, Dover Street, London, England.
Kensal Green Cemetery, London, England.
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: