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Carry On in London Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th December 1934 The mysterious Lord Lucan was born in London.go to related location

18th December 1909 Born today: Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)

18th December 1778 The father of clowning Joseph Grimaldi was born in Clare Market, London.

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. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
12. The Kray Twins lived here @ 178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London
13. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
14. Acid Murderer worked here @ 79 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London
15. The Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
16. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
17. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
18. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
19. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
20. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
21. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
22. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
23. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
24. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
25. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
26. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
27. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
28. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
29. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
30. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
31. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
32. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
33. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
34. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
35. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
36. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
37. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
38. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
39. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
40. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
41. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
42. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
43. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
44. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
45. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
46. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
47. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
48. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
49. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
50. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
51. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
52. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
53. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
54. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
55. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
56. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
57. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
58. Elephant & Castle Subway @ Elephant & Castle Station
59. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
60. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
61. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
62. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
63. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
64. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
65. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
66. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
67. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
68. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
69. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
70. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
71. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
72. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
73. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
74. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
75. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
76. The 43 @ 43 Gerrard Street, London
77. BT Telecoms Tower @ 60 Cleveland Street, London
78. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street
79. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
80. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
81. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
82. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
83. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
84. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
85. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
86. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
87. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
88. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
89. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
90. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
91. Botched Anti-Terror Police Raid @ 46 Lansdown Road, Forest Gate, London
92. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
93. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
94. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
95. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
96. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
97. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
98. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
99. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
100. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
101. Banksy's Poundland @ 12-14 High Road, Wood Green
102. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
103. The Graff Diamonds Heist @ 6 - 7 New Bond Street
104. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
105. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
106. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
107. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
108. Stone Newington 8 @ 359 Amhurst Road, Stoke Newington
109. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
110. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel