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Archdale, Helen Elizabeth [Betty] (1907–2000), feminist, cricketer, and educationist, was born at 59 Oxford Terrace, Bayswater, London, on 21 August 1907, the only daughter of the Scottish feminist and journalist Helen Alexander Archdale, née Russel (1876–1949), and her husband, ...

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Bailey, Derrick Sherwin (1910–1984), Church of England priest and sexual ethicist, was born at Moors, Alcester, Warwickshire, on 30 June 1910, the son of William Thomas Bailey, railway signalman, and his wife, Ellen Mary, née Taylor. He was educated at Alcester grammar school...

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Birks, Peter Brian Herrenden (1941–2004), jurist, was born on 3 October 1941 at Green Hedges, Westmeston, Lewes, Sussex, the eldest son of Peter Herrenden Birks, a medical practitioner and captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps, and his wife, (Maud) Mary, née Morgan...

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Cohen, Stanley [Stan] (1942–2013), sociologist and criminologist, was born on 23 February 1942 in Johannesburg, South Africa, the eldest son of Ray Cohen, a businessman who had arrived from Lithuania in the wave of immigration in the 1920s and 1930s, and his wife, ...

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Devon, James (1866–1939), prison medical officer and criminologist, was born on 25 October 1866 at 18 James Street, Calton, Glasgow, the son of John Devon, a journeyman iron-moulder, and his wife, Margaret, née Arthur. His family was poor working class—his mother signed his birth certificate with a cross—and he left school aged eleven. ...

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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 wife, Charlotte Isabella Bateman. His father was proprietor of the Queen's Hotel, St Martin's-le-Grand, one time sheriff of ...

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Fox, Sir Lionel Wray (1895–1961), civil servant and penologist, was born on 21 February 1895 in Halifax, the son of Samuel Fox, boilermakers' draughtsman, and his wife, Minnie Wray. He was educated at Heath grammar school, Halifax, and Hertford College, Oxford, but joined the army on the outbreak of war in 1914. He served with the ...

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Grünhut, Max (1893–1964), criminologist, was born on 7 July 1893 in Magdeburg, Germany, the son of Leo Grünhut and his wife, Betty Eppstein. His father was professor and chief analytical chemist at the German research institute founded in Munich during the First World War. After attending the ...

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Holdsworth, Sir William Searle (1871–1944), legal historian, was born at Beckenham, Kent, on 7 May 1871, the eldest son of Charles Joseph Holdsworth, solicitor, and his wife, Ellen Caroline Searle, whose descent could be traced back to Oliver Cromwell. He was educated at ...

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Sir William Searle Holdsworth (1871–1944) by Walter Stoneman, 1930 © National Portrait Gallery, London