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Abercromby, Alexander, Lord Abercromby (1745–1795), judge and essayist, was born on 15 October 1745, probably at Menstrie, Clackmannanshire, the fourth and youngest son of George Abercromby of Tullibody, Clackmannanshire (1705–1800), who had trained as an advocate, and his wife, Mary (d. 1767)...

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Cole, Henry Alfred [Harry] (1930–2008), police constable and author, was born on 12 July 1930 at 48A Lower Road, Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, London, the son of Henry Alfred Cole, furrier, and his wife, Emma Elizabeth, née Shipgood. Born and raised in south London, he left school during the Second World War when he was fourteen and became in turn a cricket-bat maker, soldier, and stonemason. On 20 September 1952 he married ...

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T. F. Henderson

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Cullen, Robert, Lord Cullen (1742–1810), judge and essayist, was born on 22 September 1742 and baptized in the parish of Hamilton, Lanarkshire, on 28 September, the eldest son of William Cullen (1710–1790), physician, and his wife, Anna Johnstone (d. 1786). He was educated at the ...

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Hepburn, Robert (1690?–1716), advocate and essayist, was born at Bearford, near Haddington, Haddingtonshire, the son of Robert Hepburn. Like many Scots at the time he studied law in the Netherlands, probably at the University of Leiden, returning in 1710 to pursue a legal career in ...

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T. B. Saunders

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Lancaster, Henry Hill (1829–1875), essayist and advocate, born on 10 January 1829 at Glasgow, was the son of Thomas Lancaster, a Glasgow merchant, and his wife, Jane, née Kelly. He was educated first at the high school, Glasgow, and afterwards at Glasgow University...