Authorised form of nameTurner; Edward (1796 - 1837)
Dates1796 - 1837
Place of birthClarendon, Jamaica
Date of birth24 June 1796
Place of deathHampstead, London
Date of death12 February 1837
Dates and placesBurial:
Kensal Green Cemetery, London
Research fieldAnalytical chemistry
First professor of chemistry at UCL (1828)
FRSE; FRCPE; Corresponding Member, Royal Society of Gottingen; FGS; Honorary Member, Plinian Society of Edinburgh; Member, Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/03/1830
RelationshipsSon of Dutton Turner and Mary Gale;
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1837 No 30 pp 13-14
V Gold, 'Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Appointment of J F Daniell, FRS, as Professor of Chemistry at King's College London' in NR 1973-4 vol 28 pp 25-29
DNB gives date of death as 13 February 1837 but headstone steates date of death as 12 February 1837. DSB gives year of birth as 1796; left edge of certificate damaged
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA8292
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1830/11Turner, Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/2/127Letter from Edward Turner, Secretary of the Geological Society, to John George Children, [Secretary of the Royal Society]11 June 1834
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
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