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William Dyott Burnaby


Chief clerk. Husband of Emma Burnaby. Anthony Rich’s brother-in-law. Chief clerk of the police court, Bow Street, from at least 1843 until c. 1880.


BMD (Death index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1861 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG9/177/89/34)

British imperial calendar 1843

England, select births and christenings, 1538–1975 (, accessed 14 July 2017)

P. Fitzgerald 1888, 1: 13


BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.

British imperial calendar: The British imperial calendar or general register of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and its colonies. London: Winchester & Son [and others]. 1812–1919.

Fitzgerald, Percy. 1888. Chronicles of Bow Street Police-Office with an account of the magistrates, ‘runners’, and police; and a selection of the most interesting cases. 2 vols. London: Chapman and Hall.