From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Fictional character.

In the Sherlock Holmes stories

Inspector Gregory, drawn by Sidney Paget


  • He was a tall fair man with lion-like hair and beard, and curiously penetrating light blue eyes. (SILV, 153)
  • He was an extremely competent officer. With imagination he might rise to great heights in his profession. (SILV, 126)


  • Inspector Gregory, to whom the case has been committed, was an extremely competent officer. (SILV, 126)
  • He was a man who was rapidly making his name in the English detective service. (SILV, 154)

Relationship with Holmes