Tag Archives: Martin Short

Two bent London coppers of the 1960s: Norman Pilcher & Victor Kelaher

After noticing that Detective Sergeant Norman Pilcher is listed on the Wikipedia as a living person, I figured it was worth blogging this scumbag and his boss Detective Chief Inspector Victor Kelaher. I don’t want people to forget that Plicher … Continue reading

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From Soho clubs to Bloomsbury – ‘glamour’ in early-sixties London

In her book Ruth Ellis: My Sister’s Secret Life, Muriel Jakubait claims that her club hostess sibling (who was the last woman to be hanged for murder in Britain) was set up by the security services after she’d performed various … Continue reading

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Ray “The Cat” Jones again…

My post of 24 January 2009 about career criminal Ray “The Cat” Jones caused a flurry of interest. I got a couple of messages saying Ray was dead, and further confirmation of this in a comment added to that blog … Continue reading

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