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 19m. Bisher sind 80 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 3 hours

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episode 18: Jonathon Wild (Part 1)


In 18th Century Londons crimimal doings one man stands out. He was the organiser of half that was evil and half of infected crimes in London and became the inspiration for Sherlocks Moriarty. This is the story of Jonathon Wild.



 


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www.exclassics.com/newgate/ng175.htm




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episode 17: The Blue Carbuncle


Merry Xmas everyone and its a Christmas bonus episode in the shape of the classic Sherlock Holmes christmas tale 'The Blue Carbuncle', first published in 1892. Its a tale of christmas forgiveness and a wonderful tale unfolds of criminal events. 




 


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episode 16: Rattlesnake James


In 1942 Robert S James was the last man hanged in California. He was found guilty of the murder of his wife in a very unique way.




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medium.com/the-true-crime-edition/rattlesnake-james-the-last-man-to-be-hanged-to-death-in-california-da63551fc2d2

www.geocities.ws/princessdiisdead/hangingb.html

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 2021-12-21  21m
 
 

episode 14: Streets, what's in a name?


The world is full of curiously named streets, none more so in historical Britain. In todays episode, we look at a few of these!





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https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/british-street-names

londontopia.net/site-news/featured/streets-london/

www.southernliving...


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 2021-12-14  15m
 
 

episode 15: Bodyline


In 1933 an England sporting team caused controversy with their tactics, sparking a diplomatic incident and damaging relations with Australia for many years. This is the story of 'Bodyline'






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cricketlife.co.uk/the-bodyline-series-the-ashes-1932-1933/

www.itsonlycricket...


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 2021-12-07  25m
 
 

episode 12: The Lancashire Jack the Ripper suspect


Frederick Bailey Deeming was a man of many alias's. He was suspected by some of being Jack the Ripper and he was certainly a murderer and a conman.




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Todays story told with permission and thanks to Andrew Jago. 

Follow his blog and twitter:

Twitter: a janner darkly

blog: ajannerdarkly.wordspress.com


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 2021-11-30  28m
 
 

episode 11: A tale of Clubs


The world has known many different types of clubs. In todays episode we dive in for a look at a few of these.



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The history of the london clubs, Edward ward. London 1709

patrickspedding.blogspot.com/2009/08/english-aphrodites-part-1.html

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 2021-11-23  13m
 
 

episode 10: Operation Mincemeat (Part 2)


During WW2 the Allies devised an incredible plan to fool German Intelligence into thinking they would invade Greece instead of Italy.




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 2021-11-16  20m
 
 

episode 9: Operation Mincemeat Part 1


During WW2 the Allies devised an incredible plan to fool German Intelligence into thinking they would invade Greece instead of Italy. 





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Operation mincemeat, Ben Macintrye, Bloomsbury books, 2016

Deadly Deception, Denis Smyth, OUP Oxford, 2010

militarywiki/operationmincemeat


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 2021-11-09  25m
 
 

episode 8: Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot


In 1605 a plot to blow up the houses of parliament was thwarted and the Catholic conspirators executed. 



*apologies for the sound recording in this episode. I had problems with my microphone


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www.parliament.uk/about/living-heritage/evolu tionofparliament/parliamentaryauthority/the-gu npowder-plot-of-1605/

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 2021-11-02  35m