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À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (1811–1856), comic writer and police magistrate

Paul Schlicke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Journalism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1441 words.

À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (1811–1856), comic writer and police magistrate, was born at The Grange, Hampstead, Middlesex, on 17 February 1811, the third son of William A'Beckett (1777–1855),...

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Agnew of Lochnaw, Sir Crispin Hamlyn

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 295 words.

11th Bt cr 1629

Born 13 May 1944; s of (Sir) Fulque Melville Gerald Noel Agnew of Lochnaw, 10th Bt and Swanzie, d of late Major Esmé Nourse Erskine, CMG, MC; ...

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Agnew, Sir George (Anthony)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; World History; Travel and Holiday; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 118 words.

7th Bt cr 1895, of Great Stanhope Street, London

Born Rougham, 18 Aug. 1953; yr s of Major Sir (George) Keith Agnew, 5th Bt, TD and Anne Merete Louise Schaffalitzky...

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Alexander, Raymond Pace

David A. Canton.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1880 words.

Alexander, Raymond Pace (13 October 1898–24 November 1974), lawyer, judge, and civil rights leader, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the third son of Hillard Boone and Virginia Pace...

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Alston, Melvin Ovenus

Peter Wallenstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education. 1136 words.

Alston, Melvin Ovenus (07 October 1911–30 December 1985), educator, was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the son of William Henry “Sonnie” Alston, a drayman, and Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Smith, a...

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Armstrong, Eliza (b. 1872), domestic servant and victim of abduction

Gavin Weightman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1331 words.

Armstrong, Eliza (b. 1872), domestic servant and victim of abduction, was born at 9 Charles Street, Lisson Grove, in the Marylebone district of London on 18 April 1872 to Charles Armstrong,...

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Atha, Bernard Peter

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Architecture; Art. 322 words.

CBE 2007 (OBE 1991)

Born 27 Aug. 1928; s of Horace Michael Atha and Mary Quinlan; unmarried

Principal Lecturer in Business Studies, Huddersfield Technical...

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Avery, Henry [known as Captain John Avery] (bap. 1659, d. 1696?), pirate

David Cordingly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 428 words.

Avery, Henry [known as Captain John Avery] (bap. 1659, d. 1696?), pirate, the son of John and Anne Evarie, was baptized on 23 August 1659 at Newton Ferrers, near Plymouth. He joined the...

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Ayloffe [Ayliffe], John (c. 1645–1685), satirist and conspirator

Warren Chernaik.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1111 words.

Ayloffe [Ayliffe], John (c. 1645–1685), satirist and conspirator, was born in Foxley, Wiltshire, the younger son of John Ayliffe (b. 1611?). He matriculated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, in...

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Baker, Harvey Humphrey

David Spinoza Tanenhaus.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 871 words.

Baker, Harvey Humphrey (11 April 1869–10 April 1915), juvenile court judge, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, the son of James Baker, a merchant, and Harriet M. Humphrey. The child of a...

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