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date: 27 February 2021

Melville, Williamlocked

(1850–1918)
  • Michael Hassett

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Melville, William (1850–1918), police officer and intelligence officer, was born in Sneem, co. Kerry, Ireland, on 25 April 1850, the eldest of three sons of James Melville, tenant farmer, and his wife, Catherine, née O'Connor. After attending the local Christian Brothers' school until the age of fifteen he worked for his father, who was then a baker and publican in ...

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