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Camps, Francis Edward

J. M. Cameron.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 941 words.

Camps, Francis Edward (1905–1972), forensic scientist, was born on 28 June 1905 at Teddington, Middlesex, the eldest of the three sons of Percy William Leopold Camps (1878–1956), a general...

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Duncan, Andrew

G. T. Bettany.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1231 words.

Duncan, Andrew (1773–1832), physician and expert in forensic science, was born in Edinburgh on 10 August 1773, the eldest of the twelve children born to Andrew Duncan (1744–1828), professor...

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East, Sir (William) Norwood

Jonathan Andrews.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1356 words.

East, Sir (William) Norwood (1872–1953), forensic psychiatrist and criminologist, was born in London on 24 December 1872, the tenth of twelve children of William Quartermaine East and his...

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Faulds, Henry

Alex Paton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Science and Mathematics; Forensic Medicine; Pathology; Medicine and Health. 1154 words.

Faulds, Henry (1843–1930), general practitioner and developer of fingerprinting, was born on 1 June 1843 at Beith, Ayrshire, the son of William Pollock Faulds, an impoverished grocer, and...

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Hay, Matthew

Brenda M. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1068 words.

Hay, Matthew (1855–1932), physician and expert in forensic medicine and public health, was born at Hill Head, Denny, Stirlingshire, on 27 December 1855, the son of Matthew Hay, colliery...

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Herschel, Sir William James, second baronet

A. Spokes Symonds.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Science and Mathematics; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 726 words.

Herschel, Sir William James, second baronet (1833–1917), developer of fingerprinting and judge, was born on 9 January 1833, probably in Slough, the eldest child of the three sons and nine...

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Holden, Henry Smith

H. J. Walls.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology; Botany. 991 words.

Holden, Henry Smith (1887–1963), botanist and forensic scientist, was born at Castleton, near Rochdale, Lancashire, on 30 November 1887, the elder of the two sons of Henry Carlton Holden, a...

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Littlejohn, Sir Henry Duncan

Brenda M. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Medicine and Health; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1788 words.

Littlejohn, Sir Henry Duncan (1826–1914), medical officer of health and expert in forensic medicine, was born on 8 May 1826 at the family home, 33 Leith Street, Edinburgh, the seventh of...

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Maclagan, Sir Andrew Douglas

Brenda M. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 826 words.

Maclagan, Sir Andrew Douglas (1812–1900), physician and expert in forensic medicine and public health, born on 17 April 1812 in Ayr, was the eldest of seven sons of David Maclagan and his...

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McGrath, Patrick Gerard

Henry R. Rollin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1356 words.

McGrath, Patrick Gerard (1916–1994), forensic psychiatrist, was born in Glasgow on 10 June 1916, the only son of Patrick McGrath (1873–1960), headmaster, and his wife, Mary, née Murray...

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