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Charles Scholefield, lawyer, died 23 September, aged 91. An expert on public health and local government, he became Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple in 1966. Chairman of the Council of Professions Supplementary to Medicine 1966-73, and editor of the 11th and 12th editions of Lumley's Public Health (the standard work on local government). A leading member of the Sherlock Holmes Society, he played Moriarty in the re-enactment in 1968 of the deadly struggle with Holmes at the Reichenbach Falls, in Switzerland.