General Tomkyns Hilgrove Turner GCH
(1764-1843)

Died aged c. 79

General Sir (Tomkyns) Hilgrove Turner GCH (12 January 1764 – 6 May 1843) is best known as the officer who escorted the Rosetta Stone from Egypt to England.

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Sir Tomkyns Hilgrove Turner 1764-1843 General, Governor of the Bermudas and Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey lived here. Delivered the Rosetta Stone from Egypt to the British Museum.

B28, Gorey, United Kingdom where they lived