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The Resource Whitechapel's Sherlock Holmes: The Casebook of Fred Wensley OBE, KPM- Victorian Crime Buster

Whitechapel's Sherlock Holmes: The Casebook of Fred Wensley OBE, KPM- Victorian Crime Buster

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Whitechapel's Sherlock Holmes: The Casebook of Fred Wensley OBE, KPM- Victorian Crime Buster
Title
Whitechapel's Sherlock Holmes: The Casebook of Fred Wensley OBE, KPM- Victorian Crime Buster
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Language
eng
Summary
The story of Fred Wensley, a Somerset gardener who joined the Metropolitan Police in 1888 and retired, forty-one years later as Chief Constable of the CID, is an extraordinary one. After an abortive attempt to catch 'Jack the Ripper' by nailing strips of bicycle tyres to the soles of his boots, Wensley got stuck into arresting the ne'er-do-wells of Whitechapel, where he would spend twenty-five years of his service. Within months of joining the CID, Wensley, while off duty, arrested a double murderer. He smashed the murderous Bessarabian and Odessa gangs, brought the Vendetta gang to book when,
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Kirby, Dick
Dewey number
363.25092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Wensley, Frederick Porter
  • Detectives
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Whitechapel's Sherlock Holmes: The Casebook of Fred Wensley OBE, KPM- Victorian Crime Buster
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Publication
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unknown
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multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Author's Note; Chapter 1: Beginnings; Chapter 2: Whitechapel; Chapter 3: Detective; Chapter 4: Learning Curve; Chapter 5: Detective Sergeant (Third-Class); Chapter 6: Shootings and Mayhem; Chapter 7: The Embryo Flying Squad; Chapter 8: Murder and Gang Warfare in the East-End; Chapter 9: Gangsters from Eastern Europe; Chapter 10: Overlook Nothing!; Chapter 11: Conmen & Screwsmen; Chapter 12: Murders -- Pointless & Squalid; Chapter 13: The Guv'nor; Chapter 14: Sailors and Prostitutes; Chapter 15: Anarchy
  • Chapter 16: The Man on Clapham CommonChapter 17: Harding v Wensley: Round Two; Chapter 18: Chief Detective Inspector; Chapter 19: 'Blodie Belgiam'; Chapter 20: The Flying Squad; Chapter 21: The Star-Crossed Lovers; Chapter 22: Chief Constable of the CID; Chapter 23: The Body in the Trunk; Chapter 24: Scandals; Chapter 25: Time to Book off Duty; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index
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ocn895772661
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781473843004
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)895772661
Label
Whitechapel's Sherlock Holmes: The Casebook of Fred Wensley OBE, KPM- Victorian Crime Buster
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Author's Note; Chapter 1: Beginnings; Chapter 2: Whitechapel; Chapter 3: Detective; Chapter 4: Learning Curve; Chapter 5: Detective Sergeant (Third-Class); Chapter 6: Shootings and Mayhem; Chapter 7: The Embryo Flying Squad; Chapter 8: Murder and Gang Warfare in the East-End; Chapter 9: Gangsters from Eastern Europe; Chapter 10: Overlook Nothing!; Chapter 11: Conmen & Screwsmen; Chapter 12: Murders -- Pointless & Squalid; Chapter 13: The Guv'nor; Chapter 14: Sailors and Prostitutes; Chapter 15: Anarchy
  • Chapter 16: The Man on Clapham CommonChapter 17: Harding v Wensley: Round Two; Chapter 18: Chief Detective Inspector; Chapter 19: 'Blodie Belgiam'; Chapter 20: The Flying Squad; Chapter 21: The Star-Crossed Lovers; Chapter 22: Chief Constable of the CID; Chapter 23: The Body in the Trunk; Chapter 24: Scandals; Chapter 25: Time to Book off Duty; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn895772661
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473843004
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)895772661

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