TURNOR, Edmund (1754-1829), of Stoke Rochford, nr. Grantham, Lincs.
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Family and Education
b. 13 Dec. 1754, 1st s. of Edmund Turnor of Stoke Rochford by Mary, da. of John Disney of Lincoln. educ. Stamford; Trinity Coll. Camb. 1772; L. Inn 1775; Grand Tour 1777. m. (1) 7 May 1795, Elizabeth (d. 21 Jan. 1801), da. of Philip Broke of Nacton, Suff., 1da.; (2) 22 Mar. 1803, Dorothea, da. of Lt.-Col. Martin Tucker, 7s. 4da. suc. fa. 1805.
Sheriff, Lincs. 1810-11.
Turnor, a Lincolnshire country gentleman and antiquarian, was to have stood for Lincoln with Pitt’s blessing in 1786, had a vacancy arisen.1 He addressed the county in 1802, but withdrew, as he did not wish to disturb the peace.