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Bernard Spilsbury

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The Brighton Trunk Murderer | Great Crimes & Trials

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THE BRIGHTON TRUNK MURDERS

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Exhibition - Sir Bernard Spilsbury: The Father of Forensics

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Sir Bernard Spilsbury: The Father Of Forensics

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Forensics: the anatomy of crime

Sir Bernard Henry Spilsbury was a British pathologist. His cases include Hawley Harvey Crippen, the Seddon case and Major Armstrong poisonings, the "Brides in the Bath" murders by George Joseph Smith, Louis Voisin, Jean-Pierre Vaquier, the Crumbles murders, Norman Thorne, Donald Merrett, the Podmore case, the Sidney Harry Fox matricide, Alfred Rouse, Elvira Barney, Tony Mancini and the Vera Page case. Spilsbury's courtroom appearances became legendary for his demeanour of effortless dominance.