Joseph Turner (priest)

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Joseph Turner (1746 or 1747 3 August 1828) was a British academic and clergyman.

He entered Pembroke College, Cambridge University in 1763 at age 17 and was senior wrangler in 1767. He received an M.A. in 1770.

Pembroke College, Cambridge college of the University of Cambridge

Pembroke College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England. The college is the third-oldest college of the university and has over seven hundred students and fellows. Physically, it is one of the university's larger colleges, with buildings from almost every century since its founding, as well as extensive gardens. Its members are termed "Valencians".

He was Master of Pembroke College from 1784 to 1828, and Dean of Norwich from 1790 to 1828.

Dean of Norwich

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He was a Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University in 17856 and 18056.

His only son was William Hamilton Turner, who became vicar of Banwell, Somerset. [1]

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  1. "Turner, William Hamilton (TNR819WH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
Academic offices
Preceded by
James Brown
Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Gilbert Ainslie