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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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Jesse [married name Harwood], Wynifried Margaret [Fryniwyd] [pseud. F. Tennyson Jesse] (1888–1958), writer and criminologist, was born Wynifried Margaret Jesse on 1 March 1888 at Holly Bowers, Chislehurst, Kent, second of three daughters of the Revd Eustace Tennyson d'Eyncourt Jesse (1853–1927)...

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Kingsmill, Joseph (1805/6–1865), penologist and prison chaplain, was born in co. Kilkenny, Ireland, the son of Thomas Kingsmill. He entered Trinity College, Dublin, in 1826, was prizeman in classics and divinity, and proceeded to his BA in 1831 and MA in 1836. He was ordained deacon in 1831 by the bishop of ...

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Frederic William Maitland (1850–1906) by Beatrice Lock, 1906 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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 ...

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Morrison, William Douglas (1852–1943), criminologist and prison chaplain, was born at Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, on 15 May 1852, the son of Robert Southmuir Morrison, a merchant, and Ann Donald-William. Educated at nearby Trinity College, Glenalmond, he was ordained deacon in 1877 and priest in 1878 by the bishop of ...

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Townsend, William Charles (1804–1850), legal historian, born in Liverpool, was the second son of William Townsend of Walton, Lancashire. He matriculated from Queen's College, Oxford, in July 1820, graduating BA in 1824 and MA in 1827, and began his publications at an early age by contributing several poems to ...

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Tupper, Sir (Charles) Lewis (1848–1910), administrator in India and legal historian, was born in London on 16 May 1848, the elder son of Captain Charles William Tupper (1818/19–1881) of the 7th Royal Fusiliers, and his wife, Frances Letitia (1821/2–1908), sister of Sir Charles F. D. Wheeler-Cuffe, ...