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CodeNA9754
Dates1870-1952
Person NameRoughead; William (1870-1952); Writer to the Signat
SurnameRoughead
ForenamesWilliam
EpithetWriter to the Signat
ActivityWilliam Roughead was born in Edinburgh in 1870 and was educated at Edinburgh University. He was admitted a Writer to the Signet in 1893. A friend of Sir Hugh Walpole, he also wrote himself, and published work on historical criminal cases as well as fiction. He died in 1952.
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