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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Harriott, John (1745–1817), magistrate and a founder of the Thames police

Ruth Paley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1247 words.

Harriott, John (1745–1817), magistrate and a founder of the Thames police, was born on 14 June 1745 at Broomhills, Great Stambridge, Essex. His father was a seafarer whose forebears had...

Brise, Sir Evelyn John Ruggles- (1857–1935), prison administrator and founder of the Borstal system

Philip Priestley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1393 words.

Brise, Sir Evelyn John Ruggles- (1857–1935), prison administrator and founder of the Borstal system, was born on 6 December 1857 at Spains Hall, Finchingfield, Essex, the second son of Sir...

Dawson, Margaret Mary Damer (1873–1920), a founder of the Women's Police Service

David Doughan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1047 words.

Dawson, Margaret Mary Damer (1873–1920), a founder of the Women's Police Service, was born at 1 York Road, Hove, Sussex, on 12 June 1873, the daughter of Richard Dawson (b. 1829/30), a...

Colquhoun, Patrick (1745–1820), magistrate and a founder of the Thames police

Ruth Paley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1738 words.

Colquhoun, Patrick (1745–1820), magistrate and a founder of the Thames police, and his twin, Ann, were born on 14 March 1745 in Dumbarton. Their parents, Adam Colquhoun (1711–c.1755),...