Tomkyns Hilgrove Turner grey plaque in Gorey
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.
General Sir (Tomkyns) Hilgrove Turner GCH (1764–1843) is best known as the officer who escorted the Rosetta Stone from Egypt to England.
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