1-5 of 5 results  for:

  • legal and criminal studies x
  • Results with images only x
Clear all

Article

H. G. Hanbury

revised by David Ibbetson

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 ...

Article

Maitland, Frederic William (1850–1906), legal historian, was born on 28 May 1850 at 53 Guilford Street, London, the only son of John Gorham Maitland (1818–1863), civil servant, and Emma, daughter of John Frederic Daniell FRS (1790–1845). He had two sisters: the birth of the younger in 1851 was followed by the death of their mother. Her sister ...

Article

Plucknett, Theodore Frank Thomas (1897–1965), legal historian, was born on 2 January 1897 in Bristol, the only son of Frank Plucknett, boot stock keeper, who became a shoemaking technologist and taught and wrote books on that subject, and of his wife, Caroline Thomas...

Article

Richard Davenport-Hines

Sereny, Gitta (1921–2012), author, was born Gitta Serényi on 13 March 1921 in Vienna, the only daughter and younger child of Gyula (or Ferdinand) Serényi (d. 1923), a Hungarian landowner, and his wife, Margit, née Herzfeld (1890–1993), an actress. In 1926 her mother became engaged to ...

Article

Tumim, Sir Stephen (1930–2003), judge and prison inspector, was born on 15 August 1930 at 10 Basing Hill, Golders Green, Hendon, Middlesex, the second son of Joseph Tumim (1895–1957), barrister, and his wife, (Edna) Renée, née Davis (1902–1941), daughter of Nathaniel Davis, architect. Both families were of Jewish descent. On the outbreak of the Second World War the ...