Ghosts and gangsters: A couple of notorious London pubs
London has a colourful past. It's a city jam-packed with quirky stories and odd folktales. These streets have seen a lot, from mad Victorian killers to brawling gangsters to bombs falling from the ...
The Boss of Bethnal Green: Joseph Merceron, the Godfather of Regency London – review: biography of a local tyrant - Hackney Citizen
Julian Woodford explores the life of Joseph Merceron, a corrupt magistrate and unscrupulous crook who gave the East End a bad reputation