Athelney Jones

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Fictional character.

In the Sherlock Holmes Stories

Inspector Athelney Jones, drawn by Richard Gutschmidt



Relationship with Holmes

  • When Gregson, or Lestrade, or Athelney Jones were out of their depths - which, by the way, was their normal state - the matter was laid before Sherlock Holmes. (SIGN, 40)
  • He remember Sherlock Holmes as a "theorist". (SIGN, 1013)
  • He will never forget how Holmes lectured him on causes and inferences and effects in the Bishopgate jewel case. Which he admited Holmes set him on the right track; but thought it was more by good luck than good guidance. (SIGN, 1015)