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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 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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Arsenic Sally is Go! 5 Days to Launch! How Book 2 Began….


Hello again  Readers It has been a long  time since my last blog but I have been very busy these past few months. I have used the long cold and dark days of  winter to research and write my second … Continue reading

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