Benjamin Turner

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Benjamin TURNER -1639

Biographical Note

Physician, of the parish of St Thomas, Bristol. Possibly the man of that name who matriculated at St John’s College, Cambridge 1596.


Turner’s probate inventory lists “a study of books” valued at £6 13s 6d, from a total estate valued at £212 (of which about half was made up of ready money and debts owed).

Characteristic Markings

None of Turner’s books have been identified.


  • George, E. (ed), Bristol probate inventories 1542-1650, 2002, no.74.