Crime
see also Entertainment - Gambling
see also Police and Policing
see also Prisons and Penal System
see also Words - Criminal Slang

  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 also Haymarket
    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 also The 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
   
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
    'The Wifeslayer's Home'