|Bishop of Ely|
Thomas Turton by Henry William Pickersgill
|Other posts|| Dean of Peterborough (1830–1842)|
Dean of Westminster (1842–1845)
|Born||25 February 1780|
Hatfield, West Riding of Yorkshire
|Died||7 January 1864 83) (aged|
Ely House, Dover Street, London
|Buried||Kensal Green Cemetery|
|Alma mater|| Queens' College, Cambridge |
St Catharine's College, Cambridge
Thomas Turton (25 February 1780 – 7 January 1864) was an English academic and divine, the Bishop of Ely from 1845 to 1864.
The Bishop of Ely is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Ely in the Province of Canterbury. The diocese roughly covers the county of Cambridgeshire, together with a section of north-west Norfolk and has its episcopal see in the City of Ely, Cambridgeshire, where the seat is located at the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity. The current bishop is Stephen Conway, who signs +Stephen Elien:. The diocesan bishops resided at the Bishop's Palace, Ely until 1941; they now reside in Bishop's House, the former cathedral deanery. Conway became Bishop of Ely in 2010, translated from the Diocese of Salisbury where he was Bishop suffragan of Ramsbury.
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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After various other clerical appointments, Turton was Dean of Peterborough from 1830 to 1842, Dean of Westminster from 1842 to 1845 and Bishop of Ely from 1845 to 1864.
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He is buried at Kensal Green Cemetery.
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| Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge|
George Biddell Airy
| Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge|
|Church of England titles|
James Henry Monk
| Dean of Peterborough |
| Dean of Westminster |
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