Turton

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Turton may refer to:

People[edit]

As a surname[edit]

(Includes maiden names) See also Turton baronets for Turton baronetcies

  • Andrew Turton (born 1938), British anthropologist
  • Ashley Turton (1973–2011), American lobbyist and political staffer
  • Chad Turton (born 1974), Birth name of Chad Kroeger
  • Sir Edmund Turton, 1st Baronet of Upsall, York (1857–1929), British Conservative Party politician for Thirsk and Malton 1915–1929
  • Edmund Turton (athlete) (born 1932), retired Olympic athlete from Trinidad and Tobago
  • Enid Bakewell (born 1940), (née Turton), played for the English women's cricket team (1968–1979)
  • Sir Francis Turton-Hart, KBE, Member of the Nigerian Federal House of Representatives; Lagos Chamber of Commerce President (1960–1963)
  • Geoff Turton (born 1944), British singer from The Rockin' Berries (1961–1990s); also recorded under the name Geoff Jefferson
  • The Honourable Gerald Turton of Upsal, York, High Sheriff of North Yorkshire, son of Baron Tranmire
  • Harriet Bridgeman, Viscountess Bridgeman (born 1942) (née Victoria Harriet Lucy Turton), editor and author, founder of the Bridgeman Art Library
  • Henry Hanson Turton (1818–1887), Member of Parliament (1863–1864) in Taranaki, New Zealand
  • Henry Turton (de) (1820–1880), chess problem composer
  • John Turton (1735–1806), doctor of King George III of Great Britain; treated that monarch during bouts of his madness
  • Kett Turton (born 1982), born Birkett Kealy Turton, Canadian television and film actor
  • Major Richard Turton, British colonial military officer who re-established the convict settlement at Norfolk Island
  • Robin Turton, Baron Tranmire (1903–1994), Life Peer and British Conservative Party politician for Thirsk and Malton (1929–1974)
  • Stefan Turton, (born 1983), percussionist, based in Germany
  • Sir Thomas Turton, 1st Baronet of Starborough Castle, Surrey (1764–1844), MP for Southwark 1806–1812
  • Thomas Turton DD (1780–1864), mathematician and Anglican bishop, appointed Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University in 1822, Dean of Westminster from 1842 and Bishop of Ely 1845
  • Sir Thomas Edward Michell Turton, 2nd Baronet of Starborough Castle, Surrey (1790–1854), Legal Advisor to Lord Durham, British North America 1838
  • Sir Thomas Turton (barrister), Advocate General of Bengal
  • Thomas Trevor Turton (born 1830), Lieutenant General, East India Company and British Indian Army officer, illegitimate son of Sir Thomas Edward Mitchell Turton, Bt
  • William Turton (1762–1835), British naturalist
  • Ade Turton (born 1960), Primate in Nigerian Unification of Cherubim & Seraphim Churches

As a middle name[edit]

  • Geoffrey Shaw (composer), DMus (Geoffrey Turton Shaw, 1879–1943), English composer and musician specializing in Anglican church music
  • Sir John Randall (physicist), FRSE (John Turton Randall, 1905–1984), British physicist and biophysicist
  • Sir Richard Gozney, KCMG, CVO (born 1951) (full name Richard Hugh Turton Gozney), British career diplomat; Governor and Commander in Chief of Bermuda

Places[edit]

Australia[edit]

  • Point Turton, town on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia

United Kingdom[edit]

United States of America[edit]

Rivers[edit]

Organisations[edit]

  • Turton Charity, one of several charities established in England to assist the Poor
  • Turton F.C., Lancashire County Football Association club based in Edgworth, in the North Turton district of Blackburn with Darwen, Lancashire
  • Turton High School (1915–1956), secondary school in Turton, South Dakota
  • Turton School, mixed comprehensive secondary school and sixth form in Bromley Cross, in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton

Culture[edit]