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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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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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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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Arnold, Catharine, Underworld London, Simon and Schuster, London, 2012
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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In 1875 a case would cause the world of the Chimney Sweeps to change forever.
In 1875 the role of Chimney Sweeps was changed forever due to the death of an apprentice.
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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In Post war a killer was on the loose with multiple guns, including Machine guns. this is the story of Erwin 'Machine gun' Walker.
In 1857 Londoners were treated to a Bizarre spectacle....a Tiger walking down a street with a crying boy in its jaws.
Coin clipping for Centuries was a capital crime, but it didn't stop what was a lucrative business.