The historical crimes and criminals podcast

a podcast looking back at historical crimes, criminals and social stories that created the world we now live!

https://anchor.fm/steven-connelly

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 18m. Bisher sind 53 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 16 hours 30 minutes

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episode 11: The Swells night time guide through the Metropolis


In 2019 a Victorian book called 'The Swells night time guide through the Metropolis' was sold for £4000 at Auction. it was a Victorian Guide for young men finding sexual adventures in London.





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episode 10: The Baker Street Robbery


In 1971, a Bank Robbery directly inspired by a Sherlock Holmes Short story took place on exactly the same street where the great fictional Detective had lived.




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*Aplogies for the mispronunciation of John Bindon's name...slight tongue slip!


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episode 9: Karl Hulten


London in 1944 found an American GI and a British woman go on a 6 day crime spree influenced by Gangster movies.





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www.military.com/undertheradar/2017/10/british-crime-boom-world-war-two

Arnold, Catharine, Underworld London, Simon and Schuster, London, 2012

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episode 8: The LA Trilogy, Part 3: William Edward Hickman


On December 15th, 1927 a man walked into a School in Los Angeles and abducted a 12 year old child. The sensational case made worldwide headlines for the brutal subsequent events.




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www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2001-feb-04-me-21037-story.html

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episode 7: Cases that changed the law: Chimney sweeps


In 1875 a case would cause the world of the Chimney Sweeps to change forever.





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victorian-era.org/chimney-sweepers-of-the-victorian-era.html

jandarbardaily.com/journal/f3a9cc-how-much-did-victorian-chimney-sweeps-get-paid

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episode 7: Cases that changed the Law: Chimney Sweeps


In 1875 the role of Chimney Sweeps was changed forever due to the death of an apprentice.




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victorian-era.org/chimney-sweepers-of-the-victorian-era.html

jandarbardaily.com/journal/f3a9cc-how-much-did-victorian-chimney-sweeps-get-paid

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episode 6: Cases that changed the law: The Bradford sweets poisoning


In 1858, over 200 people were poisoned when a bag of Arsenic was accidentally mixed with their sweet mixture. The resulting case would help change the law in the UK.




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recipespastandpresent.org.uk/tradsweets2.php#9

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 2021-03-16  17m
 
 

episode 5: The LA Trilogy, Part 2: Erwin Walker


In Post war a killer was on the loose with multiple guns, including Machine guns. this is the story of Erwin 'Machine gun' Walker.




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derangedlacrimes.com/?tag=erwin-machine-gun- walker

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 2021-03-09  21m
 
 

episode 4: The Tiger in the Smoke


In 1857 Londoners were treated to a Bizarre spectacle....a Tiger walking down a street with a crying boy in its jaws.





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www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2537568/Harrods-pet-shop-sold-alligators-lions-baby-elephant-Ronald-Reagan-set-close-100-years.html

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 2021-03-02  14m
 
 

episode 3: Coin Clipping


Coin clipping for Centuries was a capital crime, but it didn't stop what was a lucrative business.





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www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/naughty-money-clippers-and-coiners-in-16th-century-england

https://www.haaretz.com/jewish/.premium-1278-all-english-jews-arrested-by-crown-1...


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 2021-02-26  9m