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Camps, Francis Edward (1905–1972), forensic scientist

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...

Duncan, Andrew (1773–1832), physician and expert in forensic science

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...

East, Sir (William) Norwood (1872–1953), forensic psychiatrist and criminologist

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...

Faulds, Henry (1843–1930), general practitioner and developer of fingerprinting

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...

Hay, Matthew (1855–1932), physician and expert in forensic medicine and public health

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...

Herschel, Sir William James, second baronet (1833–1917), developer of fingerprinting and judge

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...

Holden, Henry Smith (1887–1963), botanist and forensic scientist

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...

Littlejohn, Sir Henry Duncan (1826–1914), medical officer of health and expert in forensic medicine

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...

Maclagan, Sir Andrew Douglas (1812–1900), physician and expert in forensic medicine and public health

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. 833 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...

McGrath, Patrick Gerard (1916–1994), forensic psychiatrist

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...

Ogston, Francis (bap. 1803, d. 1887), expert in forensic medicine

A. H. Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 771 words.

Ogston, Francis (bap. 1803, d. 1887), expert in forensic medicine, baptized in Aberdeen on 23 July 1803, was the third son of Alexander Ogston, the founder of a large soap factory in...

Rainy, Harry (1792–1876), expert in forensic medicine

Brenda M. White.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1049 words.

Rainy, Harry (1792–1876), expert in forensic medicine, was born at Creich, Sutherland, on 20 October 1792, the youngest son of the Revd George Rainy (1733/4–1810), minister of Creich, and...

Scott, Peter Duncan (1914–1977), forensic psychiatrist

Hugh Freeman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 998 words.

Scott, Peter Duncan (1914–1977), forensic psychiatrist, the second son of Walter Scott, a brewer, and his wife, Jennie (formerly Troop), was born at 37 Earlsbury Gardens, Handsworth,...

Simpson, Cedric Keith (1907–1985), forensic pathologist

Elisabeth A. Cawthon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 1060 words.

Simpson, Cedric Keith (1907–1985), forensic pathologist, was born on 20 July 1907 at 138 Beaconsfield Villas, Preston, Brighton, Sussex, the second son and second of three children of...

Smith, Sir Sydney Alfred (1883–1969), forensic scientist

Francis Camps.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 966 words.

Smith, Sir Sydney Alfred (1883–1969), forensic scientist, was born at Roxburgh, in the goldfields of Otago, in New Zealand, on 4 August 1883, the youngest child of James Jackson Smith,...

Spilsbury, Sir Bernard Henry (1877–1947), forensic pathologist

Elisabeth A. Cawthon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 2496 words.

Spilsbury, Sir Bernard Henry (1877–1947), forensic pathologist, was born on 16 May 1877 at 35 Bath Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, the eldest of the three children of James Spilsbury,...

Thomson, James Bruce (1810–1873), medical criminologist

Roger Cooter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 792 words.

Thomson, James Bruce (1810–1873), medical criminologist, was born in January 1810 at Fenwick in Ayrshire, the son of James Thomson and Helen Bruce. The parents appear to have died while...

Wells [née Perry], Nesta Helen (1892–1986), physician and police surgeon

K. D. Watson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Forensic Medicine; Pathology. 916 words.

Wells [née Perry], Nesta Helen (1892–1986), physician and police surgeon, was born on 9 July 1892 at 71 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, the daughter of Herbert Edward Perry, a mineral water...