in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Surgery; Military History. 1042 words.
Kilty, William (1757–10 October 1821), jurist and army surgeon, was born in London, England, the son of Captain John Kilty, a merchant seaman, and Ellen Ahearn. Raised in London, Kilty was...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Surgery. 291 words.
Reid, Thomas (1791–1825), naval surgeon and prison reformer, was born of protestant parents and educated near Dungannon, co. Tyrone. He passed his examination at the Royal College of...