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69 years of press coverage for Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones…

Over the past year I’ve devoted a number of blogs to my first cousin once removed Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones. Having talked to various people about Ray and located assorted print references to him made after he’d retired from being … Continue reading

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Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones, the Hackney connection… completely missed by Iain Sinclair!

Way back in February I posted a couple of blogs about Iain Sinclair’s book Hackney, That Rose Red Empire. What I didn’t realise back then, or even earlier when I’d given Sinclair a few pointers as regards research on this … Continue reading

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A possible appointment in Old Street with the literary heir of Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones…

A few days ago I got an email from Michael Morgan, who’d acted as press agent for Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones (the greatest burglar ever and one of my mother’s cousins to boot): “I wonder if you could find time … Continue reading

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Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones rides again!

What a difference a blog makes! The flurry of excitement that kicked off after my January entry on Ray ‘The Cat’ Jones continues apace with the greatest cat burglar of all time being featured in yesterday’s Wales On Sunday. There … Continue reading

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