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. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 3 hours

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episode 7: George Orwell's a hanging


Whilst serving as an imperial police officer in British occupied Burma (now Myanmar) in the 1920's Orwell witnessed a hanging which he later wrote about in his book of Essays.



 


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Orwell, George  Essays, Penguin reprint 2000



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 2021-10-26  19m
 
 

episode 6: Pubs, what's in a name? (Part 2)


We have some curiously named pubs in the UK and the world. Many have interesting stories and today we will look at a few.







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heritagecalling.com/2020/06/24/11-listed-pubs-with-fascinating-histories/

www.rte...


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 2021-10-19  22m
 
 

The Turk: The chess computer who beat Napolean


A chess Computer beat both Nopoleon and Benjamin Franklin....in todays episode, hear the story!



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www.chessequipments.com/history-of-chess/

users.adam.com.au/bstett//SkepticsTurk104.htm

www.ststworld.com/the-turk/

www.chesshistory.com/winter/extra/murder...


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 2021-10-04  28m
 
 

episode 4: Wife selling


Wife selling was once a very common practice. In todays episode we will look at some of these stories.






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 2021-09-28  18m
 
 

episode 3: The Tichborne case (part 2)


In Victoria era Britain a court case divided opinions like no other: it was a case of a Baronet thought lost at sea returned to claim his title and estate. in the second part, we look at the court cases ensuring.






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 2021-09-21  23m
 
 

episode 2: The Tichborne case (part 1)


In Victorian era Britain a court case divided opinions like no other: it was a case of a Baronet thought missing at sea returned to claim his title and estate.






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www.sl.nsw.gov.au/stories/tichborne-case-victorian-melodrama

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 2021-09-14  29m
 
 

episode 1: The monkey hangers of Hartlepool


In the northeast of England there is a town best known for one infamous event. During the Napoleonic wars they hanged a Monkey, mistaking it for a Frenchman.





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www.thisishartlepool.co.uk/history/thehartlepoolmonkey.asp

thehobbledehoy.com/2019/03/03/the-hanging-of-the-hartlepool-monkey/

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 2021-09-07  11m
 
 

episode 20: The odd Oddingley double murder


In the village of Oddingley, the finding of a body led to the solving of a previous murder almost 25 years previously.







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www.telegraph.co.uk/only-in-britain/strange-british-laws/

www.mysteriesofmercia.com/post/the-tithe-system-oddingley

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 2021-08-31  18m
 
 

episode 19: Pubs, what's in a name?


Many British pub names have curious stories behind their names....in todays episode we look at a few of these.







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Decharne Max: Capital crimes, seven centuries of London life and murder, London, Random house, 2012

lookup.london/weird-london-pub-names/

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 2021-08-24  20m
 
 

episode 19: Pubs, what's in a name?


Many British pub names have curious stories behind their names....in todays episode we look at a few of these.





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Decharne Max: Capital crimes, seven centuries of London life and murder, London, Random house, 2012

lookup.london/weird-london-pub-names/

getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co...


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 2021-08-24  20m