Joseph Turner by George Dawe
Joseph Turner by George Dawe

Joseph Turner (1746 or 1747 – 3 August 1828) was a British academic and clergyman.

He entered Pembroke College, Cambridge University in 1763 at age 17 and was senior wrangler in 1767. He received an M.A. in 1770.

He was Master of Pembroke College from 1784 to 1828, and Dean of Norwich from 1790 to 1828.

He was a Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University in 1785–6 and 1805–6.

His only son was William Hamilton Turner, who became vicar of Banwell, Somerset.[1]


  1. ^ "Turner, William Hamilton (TNR819WH)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
Academic offices Preceded byJames Brown Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1784–1828 Succeeded byGilbert Ainslie