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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th October 2003 Singer Amy Winehouses's debut album Frank released.

20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.go to related location

20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.

20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)

20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.go to related location

20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times

20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Top Crime-related places to visit in London.



Crime is one of the most intriguing and captivating themes in modern life, and London's history is full of real life escapades, robberies, murders and other nefarious criminal intent. Find out here exactly where they happened.

TOP 10 CRIME RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
12. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
13. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
14. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
15. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
16. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
17. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
18. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn @ 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, London
19. The Kray Twins lived here @ 178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London
20. The Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
21. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
22. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
23. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
24. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
25. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
26. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
27. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
28. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
29. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
30. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
31. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
32. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
33. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
34. Holloway Prison @ Parkhurst Road, Islington
35. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
36. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
37. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
38. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
39. The Old Palace Yard @ Abingdon Street, Westminster
40. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
41. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
42. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
43. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
44. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
45. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
46. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
47. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
48. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
49. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
50. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
51. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
52. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
53. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
54. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
55. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
56. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
57. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
58. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
59. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
60. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
61. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
62. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
63. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
64. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
65. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
66. Vere Street Coterie @ White Swan, Vere Street
67. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
68. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
69. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
70. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
71. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
72. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
73. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
74. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
75. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
76. Stone Newington 8 @ 359 Amhurst Road, Stoke Newington
77. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
78. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
79. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
80. BT Telecoms Tower @ 60 Cleveland Street, London
81. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
82. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
83. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
84. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
85. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
86. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
87. Wainewright the Poisoner @ 48 Great Marlborough Street, London
88. Banksy's Poundland @ 12-14 High Road, Wood Green
89. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
90. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
91. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
92. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
93. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
94. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
95. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
96. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
97. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
98. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
99. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
100. Bouncers bounce back at KFC @ 37 Camden High Street
101. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
102. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
103. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
104. Elephant & Castle Subway @ Elephant & Castle Station
105. Notting Hill Race Riots @ Latimer Road, London
106. Barry George's Flat @ 2b Crookham Road, Fulham, London
107. Town of Ramsgate @ 62 Wapping High Street
108. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
109. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
110. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,