Turing baronets

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The Turing Baronetcy, of Foveran in the County of Aberdeen, is a title in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia. It was created in 1638 for John Turing, who was granted the barony of Foveran in Aberdeenshire by the king. He was a supporter of Charles I and was taken prisoner by the Covenanters in 1639. In 1651, he fought at the Battle of Worcester. The Turing family descends from Sir William Turing, a supporter of David II (1329–1371).

The cryptographer and computing pioneer Alan Turing was the uncle of the twelfth Baronet.

Turing baronets, of Foveran (1638)[edit]

  • Sir John Turing, 1st Baronet (c. 1595–1662)
  • Sir John Turing, 2nd Baronet (d. 1682)
  • Sir John Turing, 3rd Baronet (1680–1733)
  • Sir Alexander Turing, 4th Baronet (1702–1782)
  • Sir Inglis Turing, 5th Baronet (1743–1791)
  • Sir Robert Turing, 6th Baronet (1745–1831)
  • Sir James Henry Turing, 7th Baronet (1791–1860)
  • Sir Robert Fraser Turing, 8th Baronet (1827–1913)
  • Sir James Walter Turing, 9th Baronet (1862–1928)
  • Sir Robert Andrew Henry Turing, 10th Baronet (1895–1970)
  • Sir John Leslie Turing, 11th Baronet (1895–1987)
  • Sir John Dermot Turing, 12th Baronet (born 1961)

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