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Keith Skinner is a professional researcher and genealogist.  He is a member of the Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives, and is bound by their Code of Practice.   He met Martin Fido in 1987 when each had published books on the Whitechapel Murders of 1888. They collaborated on a study of the Peasenhall Murder and, with Paul Begg The Jack the Ripper A-Z.  For further details, click here.

Martin Fido is an academic literary historian specializing in the 19th century, and is well placed to answer questions concerning  the police and literature.  He taught at the Universities of Oxford, Leeds, Michigan State and the West Indies before becoming a freelance writer and broadcaster in 1983. Since 2001 he has been teaching at Boston University.

Alan Moss is a retired Police Chief Superintendent, served 30 years with the Metropolitan Police Service, and collaborated with Martin Fido and Keith Skinner on The Official Encyclopedia of Scotland Yard.

Alan Moss and Keith Skinner are authors of The Scotland Yard Files - Milestones in Crime Detection published by The National Archives


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