'Turnour1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Turnor (Turner) of Great Thurlow, Turnor (Turnour) of Haverhill, Turnour (Turnor) of Little Parendon, Turnor of Little Wratting, Tournour of Shillinglee, Turnour (Garth-Turnour) Earl Winterton

Lodge reports that "The name of this family, which has at times been written Turnoure, Turnor, Turnour, etc., is derived from their ancient place of settlement in Normandy, which being a Black Castle, was called Le Tour-noir, whence the Lords thereof were called Les Sires de Tournoir, and by contraction Tournor." Descended from 'Le Sire de Tourneur', who appeared in the list of Lords, etc,. who "came from Normandy with K. William the Conqueror, and received estates from him in England", was ...
Edward Turnour of Haverel, Suffolk (a temp Henry IV who r. 1399-1413)
m. Margaret Peverell (heir)
1. Henry Turnour of Ipswich
  m. _ Constable (dau of _ Constable of Flamborough)
  A. Henry Turnor of Haverhill the first mentioned by Visitation (1561) & MGH
  m1. Margaret
  m2. Joan Gifford (dau/coheir of William Gifford of Haverhill)
  i. John Turnor of Haverhill (d before 1464)
  m. Thomasine Caldebeck (dau/coheir of Henry Caldebeck or Caldebec of Plecheden, m2. Thomas Underhill of Little Bradley)
  a. Henry Turnor of Haverhill (d by 1498)
m. Anne Newport (dau of George (probably not John) Newport of Pelham)
  Lodge reports that Henry & Anne had a son William who (by Mary Beaumont, dau of _ Beaumont of Collerton) was father of the Henry who m. Anne Smith. Provisionally we follow Visitation (Suffolk), supported by MGH and the undermentioned entry in Visitation (Essex), which show the intervening generation as ...
  (1) Henry Turnor of Blunts Hall in Little Wratting, Suffolk (dvp)
  m. Elizabeth Brokesby (dau of Bartholomew Brokesby of Great Bradley Manor)
  On 05.07.21 we started but did not finish reviewing the following using MGH, which disagrees with some but not all of it. We hope to complete that review in due course.
  (A) Henry Turnor of Blunts Hall in Little Wratting
  m. (1549) Anne Smyth (dau of John Smyth of Cavendish)
Lodge reports that Henry dsp and that Henry was succeded by his brother Edward who, by Martha Hanchet, was father of the Edward who m. Anne Morice. However, Visitation (Suffolk) shows that Henry & Anne had several children and that Henry had a brother, Bartholomew, who was older than Edward. Nevertheless, we follow Lodge in identifying Edward as ancestor of the Earls Winterton.
  (i) Henry Turnor of Blunts Hall in Little Wratting
  m. (1549) Anne Smyth (dau of John Smyth of Cavendish)
  (a) Thomas Turnor or Turner of Great Thurlow & Little Wratting
  m. (before 1570) Anne Higham (dau of Sir Clement Higham)
  The following comes from Visitation (Metcalfe, Suffolk, 1612, Turner of Great Thurlow).
  ((1)) Ann Turner
  m. Gyles Sewster of Steeple Mordon
  ((2)) Martha Turner
  m1. William Carew (sb Carey?) ('son/heir of Lord Hunsdon')
  m2. Dudley Fortescue
  m3. Sir Nicholas Hayse or Hayes of Hampshire
  ((3)) Lucy Turner
  m. Roger Thornton of Soham
  (ii) Richard Turnor or Turner of Great Thurlow, Suffolk (6th son)
  The following comes from Visitation (Metcalfe, Suffolk, 1612, Turner of Great Thurlow).
  m. Susan Golding (dau of John Golding of Poslingford)
  (a)+ issue - Henry, Susan, Ann
  (iii) Anne (Agnes) Turnor
m. (1567) Hugh Lancaster of Lidgate
  (iv)+ other issue - John, Robert, Stephen, William, Elizabeth, Joan
  (B) Bartholomew Turnor or Turner of Bernake, Northamptonshire
  m. Anne Tamworth (dau of John Tamworth of (Boston?) Lincolnshire)
  The following comes from Visitation (Essex, 1634, Turner (1)).
  (i) Stephen Turner of Sawtry, Huntingdonshire
  m. (Elizabeth) Bevile (dau of John Bevile of Sawtry)
  (a) Bartholomew Turner of London
  (ii) Christopher Turner of Little Parndon, Essex (a 1634)
  m. Mary Turner (dau of Edward Turner of Great Parndon by Martha, dau/heir of John Hanchett of Great Parndon)
(iii) Bridget Turner
  m. Thomas Townshend
  (C) Edward Turnor or Turnour (d 19.05.1623, bencher of the Temple, London)
  m. Martha Hanchet (dau of John Hanchet of Cannon's Grove)
  (i) Edward Turnor of Parendon Magna, Essex
  m. Anne Morice (dau of James Morice of Ongar)
(a) Arthur Turnor or Turnour of Parendon Parva (b 1587-8, d 01.07.1651, Sergeant-at-law)
  m. Anne Jermy (dau of John Jermy of Gunton)
  ((1)) Sir Edward Turnor or Tournor of Parendon Parva (b c1617, d 04.03.1675, Speaker of the House of Commons, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer)
  HoP supports the identification of Sir Edward's 1st wife as ...
m1. Sarah Gore (d 19.02.1651, dau/heir of Gerard Gore of Shillinglee Park, alderman of London)
  ((A)) Sir Edward Turnour (b c1646, d 03.12.1721, MP)
  m. Isabella Keith (dau/coheir of William Keith, Earl Marischal of Scotland)
  ((i)) Charles Turnour of Little Parndon & Shilllinglee (d 01.08.1726)
  m. Dorothy Fenwick (dau of William Fenwick of Bywell)
  ((a))+ issue (dsp) - Sybilla, Dorothy
  ((ii)) Sarah Turnour
  m. Francis Gee
  ((a)) Sarah Gee
  m. Joseph Garth of Shillinglee @@ below
  ((iii))+ other issue - Edward (d young), Anne, Isabella (d young), Elizabeth (d young), Mary
  ((B)) Arthur Turnour of Shillinglee Park (4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Urling (dau of John Urling of Eton)
  ((i)) Edward Turnour (dsp 1736)
  ((C)) Sarah Turnour
  m. George Clark of Watford
  ((D))+ other issue - Arthur (d infant), Gerard (d infant), Anne (d young)
  m2. (sp) Mary Ewer (dau/heir of Henry Ewer of South Mymms, relict of William Ashton of Fingreth (Tingrey))
  ((2)) Anne Turnour
  m. L'Estrange Calthorpe of the Temple
  ((3))+ other sons
(ii) Mary Turnour
  m1. Rowland Ramstone
  m2. Thomas Sparke
  (a) Christopher Sparke of the Middle Temple
  (D) William Turnor
  (2) William Turnor
  (3) Thomasine Turnor
  m. John Grene or Greene
  (4) Margaret Turnor
  m. John Waterhouse of Whitchurch (d 1558)
  b. John Turnor



Joseph Garth of Shillinglee, Sussex
m. Sarah Gee (dau/heir of Francis Gee by Sarah, sister/heir of Charles Turnour of Shillinglee) @@ above
1. Edward Turnour Garth, later Garth-Turnour, of Shillinglee Park, 1st Earl Winterton (b 1734, d 20.08.1788)
m1. (13.03.1756) Anne Archer (d 20.06.1775, dau of Thomas Archer, 1st Lord, by Catharine Tipping)
  A. Edward Garth-Turnour, later Turnour, 2nd Earl Winterton (b 11.05.1758, d 23.04.1831)
  m1. (06.11.1781) Jane Chapman (d 18.06.1792, dau of Richard Chapman of London by Jane, dau of Josiah Collin)
  i. Edward Turnour, 3rd Earl Winterton (b 13.06.1784, d 06.01.1833) had issue
  m. (28.05.1809) Lucy Louisa Heys (b 1789-90, d 26.10.1846, dau of John Heys of Upper Sunbury by Anne, dau of Roger Rigge)
  ii. Arthur Richard Turnour (b 14.01.1787, d 20.08.1853, Comm. RN) had issue
  m. (01.09.1829) Charlotte Fitzherbert Daysh (d 12.02.1871, dau of George Daysh of Petworth)
  iii. Adolphus Augustus Turnour (b 03.08.1789, d 05.03.1857, vicar of Beesthorpe) had issue
  m. (09.11.1812) Jessie Dewar (d 25.08.1877, dau of John Dewar)
  iv. Anne Turnour (d 1832)
  m. (14.06.1810) Sir Charles Chad, Bart (d 1855)
  v.+ other issue - Jane (d 17.03.1847), Isabella Elizabeth (d unm 1838)
  m2. (30.05.1795) Harriet Board (b 1753-4, d 25.04.1831, dau of William Board of Paxhill Park, widow of Rev. John Bodicote of Westerham)
  B. George Garth-Turnour (b 04.02.1768, d 1813, 4th son?)
  m. Emilie de Beaussett (d 08.1846, niece of Carindal Duc de Beaussett)
  i. Anne Emily Garth-Turnour (d 1826)
  m. Chevalier de Pariset
  ii. Frances Garth-Turnour (d 24.04.1872)
  m. (1820) William Granville
  iii. Jane Garth-Turnour (d 20.04.1842)
m. H.A. Atchison (Captain)
  iv.+ other issue - George (b 1799, d 10.04.1843), Edward Archer (b 1804)
  C. Anne Garth-Turnour (d 1824)
  m1. George Gordon Brown of Jamaica
  m2. F. Remington
  D. Catherine Garth-Turnour (d 1778)
  m. (02.07.1778) William Bacon Forster
  E. Frances Garth-Turnour (d 14.05.1842)
  m. John Allen
  F.+ other issue - Arthur (d infant?), Gerard (d unm 21.06.1824, RN), Henry (b 1769, d unm 09.1805, RN), Charles (b 1775, d 22.02.1816), Sarah (d unm), Isabella (d 1827), Maria (d unm), Sybella (d unm), Lydia (d unm 1823)
m2. (18.02.1778) Elizabeth Armstrong (d 01.12.1841, dau of John Armstrong of Godalming, m2. William Richardson)
  O. Edward John Garth-Turnour (b 08.11.1778, d 10.05.1844) had issue
  m1. (16.11.1799) Elizabeth Richardson (d 1824, son of William Richardson of the HEIC)
  m2. (21.05.1825) Rebecca Jones (b c1795, d 11.08.1887, dau/coheir of Rev. David Jones of Longhope)
  P. Elizabeth Garth-Turnour (d 1818)
  m. (1798) Francis Richardson (son of William)
  Q.+ other issue (d young) - Philip Richard, Maria
2. Sarah Garth (bur 05.07.1792) probably of this generation
  m1. (30.07.1757) John William Bacon of Staward, later Forster of Adderston (b 06.1733, d 04.1767)
  m2. (14.08.1767) Sir Herbert Lloyd, Bart
  m3. Charles Shutz
  m4. Robert Alder of Alnwick

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Lodge's 'Peerage of Ireland' (Archdall's edition, vol III, 'Turnour, Earl Winterton'), Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, 'Turnor of Haverhill and Little Wratting'), BP1934 ('Winterton'), MGH (NS3 vol 4 (1902), 'Turnour of Haverell', p184+) with some support from CountyGen (Sussex, Berry, 'Turnour')
(2) For lower section : BP1934 ('Winterton') with some support from Lodge (as above), TCP ('Winterton')
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