Category Archives: Murder

Murder on the Piccadilly Line

by Sheldon Gloucester Road Tube Station. The eastbound platform of the Piccadilly Line. You don’t know it, but you’re actually stepping into a crime scene. Being London, that’s hardly surprising. But the crime that happened here was inexplicable in the … Continue reading

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A Gangster’s Paradise

by Sheldon The people whose houses backed on to Chingford Mount Cemetery would be forgiven for thinking that the Resurrectionists had returned, early in the morning of the 15th of June 1934. Flickering torches slowly meandered their way through the darkness, … Continue reading

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The Life and Death of William Terriss

by Sheldon Frederick Lane had not slept well. As the understudy to one of the leading lights of the Victorian acting world, his mind was already jittered with nerves but this dream had shaken him badly. On Thursday 16th December … Continue reading

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Premiers, Luvvies and Angels: A Touch of Class In Hampstead

by Sheldon Hampstead Cemetery has always been the preserve of the rich and famous, catering for the prosperous locals that have and continue to live in the surrounding area. After a short walk from West Hampstead tube and cutting through … Continue reading

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Murder & Forbidden Love in Lewisham

by Sheldon The people in what is now the present day London Borough of Lewisham must have breathed a sigh of relief in 1858. Much like the two for one deals that proliferate modern supermarkets today, the local people were … Continue reading

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Death in Bayswater

by Sheldon I was supposed to be researching a tour along a canal the following day, yet there I was, making a bee-line for Kensal Green Cemetery, walking a mile off course to find the grave of a man whose … Continue reading

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