Turner, John M, Dd
Turner, John M., D.D.
an Anglican missionary bishop, was born in England about 1786; educated at Christ Church, Oxford; in 1823 presented to the vicarage of Abingdon; in 1824 removed to the rectory of Wilmslow, Cheshire; and in 1829 appointed to the bishopric of Calcutta, India, which he held till his death, July 7, 1831. Bishop Turner was a man of exemplary piety, faithful in the discharge of his duties, and much loved and respected by all with whom he was associated. See appendix to the (Lond.) Christian Observer for 1831, page 815; The (Lond.) Christian Guardian, February 1832, page 73.