Monthly Archives: August 2015

WeSeWriMo 2015 – Episode or Chapter 8 Ladies and Crime on the Railways 1830-1899


Hello again readers. Here is my final contribution to WeSeWriMo 2015 and serial or episode 8 of 8 in this August 2015 writing challenge. I have been presenting regular accounts of murder mayhem and robbery on the railways over this … Continue reading

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WeSeWriMo Challenge 2015 – Chapter 9 Station Assassination Plot – Disappointed Dentist seeks Revenge!!


Hello again Readers, here is chapter 9 of my  new and upcoming true crime book – MURDER, MYSTERY and MAYHEM on the RAILWAYS 1830-1899. Enjoy……………….. Disappointed dentist seeks revenge on a judge Judge Bristowe QC concluded his day’s work at … Continue reading

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WeSeWriMo 2015 – Episode or Chapter 6 Atrocious Murder on the North London Railway 1864


Hello again readers, here is my episode 6 of a planned 8 concerning Crime on the Railways 1830-1899. Climb on board, its time  to depart! Saturday afternoon 9th July 1864. At three o’clock Thomas Briggs left the bank of Messrs … Continue reading

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WeSeWriMo 2015 – Episode or Chapter 5 The First Great Train Robbery – PART 2


Hello again Readers,herewith episode 5 of a  planned 8 about Railway Crime 1830-1899.. In my previous blog I wrote about the background to the planning of an audacious robbery of gold bullion in 1855. This blog will complete the story. … Continue reading

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WeSeWriMo 2015 – Episode or Chapter 4 The First Great Train Robbery – PART 1


Hello again Readers In my previous blog I detailed the early days of robberies on the railway. The first event on an Irish railway netted £400. This was just the beginning and soon the numbers of robberies and amounts of … Continue reading

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WeSeWriMo 2015 – Episode or Chapter 3 – Robbery on the Railways 1830-1899


The first recorded robbery on the railways took place in Ireland between Dublin and Kingstown in August 1842. Details were printed in Freemans Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser of Friday August 19 1842 under a heading of “Extensive Railway Robbery” … Continue reading

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WeSeWriMo 2015 – Challenge Accepted herewith Episode/ Chapter 2 – LIFE AND LIMB


Hello again Readers I have accepted a writing challenge and am taking part in an event called WeSeWriMo 2015. Basically it is to set your own writing targets this month of August but also produce some serialised writing for an audience. … Continue reading

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