|Bishop of Ely|
|Other post(s)||Dean of Peterborough (1830–1842)|
Dean of Westminster (1842–1845)
|Born||25 February 1780|
Hatfield, West Riding of Yorkshire
|Died||7 January 1864 (aged 83)|
Ely House, Dover Street, London
|Buried||Kensal Green Cemetery|
|Alma mater||Queens' College, Cambridge|
St Catharine's College, Cambridge
Thomas Turton was son of Thomas and Ann Turton of Hatfield, West Riding. He was admitted to Queens' College, Cambridge, in 1801 but migrated to St Catharine's College in 1804. In 1805 he graduated BA as senior wrangler and equal Smith's Prizeman. Elected a fellow of St Catharine's in 1806, he was Lucasian Professor of Mathematics from 1822 to 1826 and Regius Professor of Divinity from 1827 to 1842.
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- "Turton, Thomas (TRTN801T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- A History of St Catharine's College, Cambridge: Once Catharine Hall, Cambridge, By William Henry Samuel Jones p 195
- Paths of Glory. Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery. 1997. p. 100.