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Thomson, James Brucelocked

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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 their children were young. Left in destitute circumstances, James was raised and educated by a family friend. He studied at ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)