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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 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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