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Dr. Harold Shipman
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Dr. Harold Shipman

British Doctor who killed at least 218 people
Dr. Harold Shipman

Doctor Harold Frederick Shipman




Monday 14 Jan 1946


13 Jan 2004

Dr. Harold Shipman
Bio Details

Full name

Doctor Harold Frederick Shipman

Also known as

Fred Shipman

Dr. Death

The Angel of Death





Date of birth

Monday 14 Jan 1946

Date of death:

13 Jan 2004

Cause of death

Took own life by hanging




High Pavement Grammar School, Nottingham, England, United Kingdom

Burford Infants School, Nottingham, England, United Kingdom

Whitemoor Junior School, Nottingham, England, United Kingdom

Leeds School of Medicine, Leeds, England, United Kingdom (Finished 1970)

The facts

In 1998 Shipman was arrested and charged with the murders of Marie West, Irene Turner, Lizzie Adams, Jean Lilley, Ivy Lomas, Muriel Grimshaw, Marie Quinn, Kathleen Wagstaff, Bianka Pomfret, Norah Nuttall, Pamela Hillier, Maureen Ward, Winifred Mellor, Joan Melia and Kathleen Grundy.  He was found guilty of 15 counts of murder on 31st January 2000.  The 'Shipman Enquiry' further concluded he may well have been responsible for the deaths of at least 236 patients over a 24-year period.

Dr. Harold Shipman Siblings

Pauline Shipman


Clive Shipman


Partners of 
Dr. Harold Shipman

Primrose Shipman


4 children together

Dr. Harold Shipman Children

Sarah Shipman

born 1967, age 51 (approx.)
with Primrose Shipman

Christopher Shipman

born 1971, age 47 (approx.)
with Primrose Shipman

David Shipman

born 1979, age 39
with Primrose Shipman

Sam Shipman

born 1982, age 36
with Primrose Shipman

Dr. Harold Shipman Partner(s) Other Children


Dr. Harold Shipman Family

Dr. Harold Shipman's parents:

Dr. Harold Shipman's father is Harold Frederick Shipman Dr. Harold Shipman's mother was Vera Shipman

Dr. Harold Shipman's children:

Dr. Harold Shipman's daughter is Sarah Shipman Dr. Harold Shipman's son is Christopher Shipman Dr. Harold Shipman's son is David Shipman Dr. Harold Shipman's son is Sam Shipman

Dr. Harold Shipman's current partners:

Dr. Harold Shipman's wife was Primrose Shipman

Dr. Harold Shipman's siblings:

Dr. Harold Shipman's sister is Pauline Shipman Dr. Harold Shipman's brother is Clive Shipman

Dr. Harold Shipman's in laws:

Dr. Harold Shipman's father in law was George Oxtoby Dr. Harold Shipman's mother in law was Edna Oxtoby Dr. Harold Shipman's sister in law is Mary Oxtoby

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