Dr Crippen found guilty of murdering his wife Cora and hiding her body in the basement of their Holloway home at his trial at the Old Bailey.
Reginald Christie 10 Rillington Place.
Sweeney Todd of Fleet Street, London's number 1 serial killer.
London's Crime Fighters
The City of London Police.
The worlds first police force, the river police. Still stationed on the same original site at Wapping. The words station and on the beat all link back to the river police.
Famous Londoners, Not From London
William Shakespeare from Stratford-on-Avon made his fame and fortune in London.
Charles Dickens spent most of his working life in London. where he wrote all of his works.
Lord Nelson, naval hero born in Norfolk, but has his statue in Trafalgar Square.
Offbeat Places To Visit
London Curiosities like this old crypt hidden beneath stairs at Magpie Alley. The first neon light signs in London or the tram tunnels in the Kingsway. Go off the tourists beaten track by following our curiosity pages.
Lungs of London (parks) can also hold some secret treasures like old relics from 1952 Festival of Britain still left in Battersea Park, or George IV milestones in Regents Park.
Some things are missed by not looking up.
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