Reverend Sydney Turner

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Sydney Turner

Birthplace: Red Lion Square, London, England
Death: Died in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sharon Turner and Mary Turner
Husband of Mary Ann Rippon
Father of Sharon Grote Turner; Gordon William Turner; Florence Sarah Turner; George Gladstone Turner and Mary Ann Sydney Turner
Brother of Mary Ellis

Occupation: Clergyman, Inspector of Prisons and Reformatories
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About Reverend Sydney Turner

Sydney Turner graduated BA from Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1836 (MA 1839). He was ordained and was the curate of Christ Church, Southwark, from 1838 to 1841. The following year he became chaplain to the Philanthropic Society, then in Southwark, and was instrumental in moving the School from Southwark to Redhill in 1849. He ceased to be chaplain to the school when he became Inspector of Prisons and Reformatories in 1857. He held that position for 10 years before becoming Rector of Hempstead, Gloucestershire, where he lived until he died 12 years later. For a year (1875-76) he was also Dean of Ripon.

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Reverend Sydney Turner's Timeline

April 2, 1814
London, England
June 6, 1839
Age 25
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
January 12, 1843
Age 28
Southwark, Greater London, United Kingdom
April 13, 1844
Age 30
Southwark, Greater London, United Kingdom
July 21, 1845
Age 31
Southwark, Greater London, United Kingdom
June 26, 1879
Age 65
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom