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Cream, Thomas Neill (1850–1892), doctor and murderer, was born in Glasgow on 27 May 1850, the eldest son of William Henry Cream (c.1823–c.1891) and Mary Elder. The family emigrated to Canada, where William became manager of Gilmour & Co....

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Daniel McNaughtan (1802/33–1865) by unknown engraver, pubd 1843 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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McNaughtan [McNaghten], Daniel (1802/3–1865), criminal lunatic, born in Scotland (probably in Glasgow), was a wood-turner and political radical in Glasgow prior to the events of 20 January 1843 which earned him a place in the legal history of the plea of insanity, as the eponymist of the ...

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Ruxton, Buck (1899–1936), physician and murderer, was originally named Bukhtyar Rustomji Rantanji Hakim. A Parsi native of Bombay, he was a bachelor of medicine of the universities of Bombay and London, and a bachelor of surgery at the University of Bombay. After qualifying in 1922 he served in the Indian Medical Service (IMS) at ...