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Crime


see also Entertainment - Gambling

see also Police and Policing

see also Prisons and Penal System

 

Animal Cruelty

police duties (1903) 

Baby Farming

see The Seven Curses of London, ch.3

Beggars and Vagrants

see also The Seven Curses of London, ch.13-15

beggars

beggars, Mayhew's classification of 

begging-letter writers

blind beggars 

children begging

'the deplorable dodge'

The Mendicity Society (1) (2)

'mud-plungers'

pavement chalkers

'a philosophical vagabond'

'regular thieves'

vagrancy (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)

vagrants in Hyde Park

vagrants in St. James's Park

warnings to travellers

workhouses

Blackmail and Extortion

extortion in the street (1) (2)

Burglary

burglars (in 'Round London')

burglars (in 'London Labour')

burglary (1) (2) (3) (4)

fear of

police duties (1903)

prevention

Con-men and Counterfeit

see also Beggars above

auction-rigging (1) (2) (3)

card-sharps

charity collecting scams

cheats, Mayhew's classification of

constable's perks, abusing

counterfeit coins (1) (2)  (3)

counterfeit coins, police duties re

'domestic diddlers'

duffers

the 'established business' swindle

fare-dodging

horse makers

'loan-office sharks' (1) (2)

'long firms'

the match-girl

mock employment agencies

pawners

'The Precatory Order'

returning a van scam

sham-indecent literature

sham poverty

as street-traders

thimble-rigging

tipsters

Guns

guns used in murders

police duties (1903)

Poisoning

poisons

Vance and Snee case 1876

Pornography and Indecency

see also Sex - Sexuality

graffiti

Holywell Street, as centre for illicit prints

indecent assault

indecent exposure

indecent literature and prints &c.

indecent objects

photographs in shop windows

pornographic photography

police regulation of adverts (1903)

Society for the Suppression of Vice

unnatural offences

Prostitution

see also Alhambra

see also Argyll Rooms

see also Charities(various)

see also Cremorne Gardens

see also Dancing Rooms

see also Female Preventive & Reformatory Inst.

see alsoHaymarket

see also Music Halls - Prostitution

see also The Seven Curses of London, Chpt 16-19

see also The St. Marylebone Female Protection Society

see also Tiger Bay

see also Venereal Disease

attitudes towards

brothels and accommodation

'Catherine Street'

causes of prostitution

classes of prostitutes

dress lodgers

East End prostitutes

first person accounts

flower -girls

'The Great Social Evil' (Punch)

Mayhew on prostitution

numbers of prostitutes

prostitution as 'transitory state'

prostitutes in public houses

regulation of prostitution

reform of prostitutes

'The Road to Ruin'

'seduction'

'seeing gentlemen'

on Waterloo Bridge

Statistics

juvenile crime, 1840s (Mayhew) (1) (2) (3)  

statistics 1858 (Ewing Ritchie)

Suicide

'Alone in London'

burial of suicides

drowning

examples

in Hyde Park

legal proceedings

Terrorism

'dynamite men'

dynamite outrages

Thieves

see alsoThe Seven Curses of London, Chpt 7-8

'An Eveing with Forty Thieves'

bicycle theft 

boy thieves (1) (2) (3)

carriage thieves

child pickpockets/thieves

dog stealers

fences

horse-hair

house-thieves

pickpockets

poisoned flowers & cigars, use of 

robbers of children's possessions

shoplifting

'the swell mob'

'thieves'(1) (2)

thieves, Mayhew's classification of

thieves in Bethnal Green (Archer)

thieves in Hyde Park

till-lifting

waiting-room sneaks

warnings to travellers

Traffic Offences

'furious driving'

Violence, Murders and Assaults

see also Women - Children, Family and Husband - Wife Beating

'black eyes concealed'

'conspiracy to murder'

a coroner's inquest

corsets offering protection

criminal literature

fights (1) (2)

fines

gangs (1) (2)

gangs, girls (in fiction)

garotting / mugging

'hooligan boys'

indecent assault

'Jack the Ripper'

'Jack the Ripper', mistaken for

'the man-basher'

murder: Thomas Briggs, 1864

murder: Cecilia 'Sissy' Aldridge, 1870

murder: Mr. Huelin, 1870

murder: Walter Lee, 1870

murder: Sarah Redhead, 1870

murder: James Rutter, 1870

murder: Jane Maria Clousen, 1871

murder: Thomas Galloway, 1871

murder: Frederick Moon, 1871

murder: Anne Watson, 1871

murder: Arthur Bernard, 1872

murder: Harriet Buswell, 1872

murder: Ellen Marney, 1872

murder: George Merritt, 1872

murder: Madame Riel, 1872

murder: Sarah Ann Rogers, 1872

murder: Richard Salt, 1872

murder: Sarah & Christiana Squires, 1872

murder: Charles Starkie, 1872

murder: Eliza Venables, 1872

murder: Parker children, 1873

murder: James Sibley, 1873

murder: Elizabeth Amos, 1874

murder: Emma Coppen, 1874

murder: James Farrell, 1874

murder: Mary Ann Ford, 1874

murder: Henry Ernest Scrivener, 1874

murder: 'Teddy', 1875

murder: Harriet Lane, 1875

murder: Jane Soper, 1875

murder: Lydia Chapman, 1876

murder: William Collins, 1876

murder: John Broom Tower, 1884

police duties (1903)

rape 

riots

'Spring-Heeled Jack'

vandalism 

vigilantes

vitriol attacks

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