Sir Edward Henry KCB GCVO JP CSI KPM 1st Baronet

Died aged c. 81

Sir Edward Richard Henry, 1st Baronet, GCVO, KCB, CSI, KPM (26 July 1850 – 19 February 1931) was the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (head of the Metropolitan Police of London) from 1903 to 1918. His commission saw the introduction of police dogs to the force, but he is best remembered today for his championship of the method of fingerprinting to identify criminals.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Sir Edward Henry 1850-1931 Metropolitan Police Commissioner 1903-1918 and pioneer of Fingerprint Identification lived here 1903-1920

19 Sheffield Terrace, W8 Kensington & Chelsea, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1903-1920)

Sir Edward Richard Henry Bt GCVO KCB CSI 1850-1931 fingerprint pioneer, Commissioner of Police 1903-1918. Lived in Cissbury 1920-1931

Cissbury, Windsor Road, Ascot, United Kingdom where they lived