From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
In the Sherlock Holmes stories
- Police official from Surrey.
- He was in charge of the Reigate squire case. (REIG, 73)
Relationship with Holmes
- He knew Holmes by reputation : « we hear that Mr Holmes, of Baker Street, is here », and wanted his help « We thought that perhaps you would care to step across, Mr Holmes.» (REIG, 76)