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The following are examples of stories from the digitised section of the Booth collection at the LSE, describing some of the accounts of criminal behaviour discussed with police officers in the period of the late 1890's.

Prostitution at Kings Cross station from Walk with A.E. Zenthon, District 4 [Clerkenwell and Grays' Inn], 28 June 1898 in Booth B353, p175.

Prostitutes, St Giles in the Fields from Walk with Police Constable Albert Gunn, District 2 [Strand and St Giles], 30 September 1898 in Booth B354, p199.

Murder in Dorset Street from Interview with Superintendent Mulvaney, head of H. or Whitechapel Division, 7 January 1898 in Booth B350, p51.

Bethnal Green Murder Mystery of Peel Grove from Walk with Inspector Pearn, District 10 [Bethnal Green East], 31 December 1897 in Booth B349, pp239-241.

Stabbing cases in Whitechapel from Interview with Superintendent Mulvaney, head of Whitechapel police Division, 7 January 1898 in Booth B350, p43.

Crime in Holloway from Interview with Superintendent Louis Vedy of the Y Police Division, Kentish Town, 2 December [1897] in Booth B349, pp31-33.

Prostitution in Soho from Interview with Police Constable A. Gunn concerning the Soho district, 11 October 1898 in Booth B355, p35.

Brothels run by Mrs Bella Freeman from Walk with Inspector James Flanagan, District 13 [South Hackney and Hackney], 2 September [1897] in Booth B347, p65.

Charges for prostitutes in Southwark from Walk with H. Barton, District 31 [Lambeth and St Saviour's Southwark], 17 May [1899] in Booth B363, p151.

Suicides and Sudden deaths in Bethnal Green from Walk with Inspector Baker, District 9 [Bethnal Green, North and South], 31 March 1898 in Booth B352, p15.

Description of Wormwood Scrubbs prison from Walk with Sergeant W. Hearn, District 30 [Hammersmith], 4 February [1898] in Booth B359, p189.

Street Gambling from Interview with Superintendent Nylan, Chelsea police division, District 26 [Chelsea], nd [1899] in Booth B362, pp245-247.

Gambling and the Jewish community from Interview with Superintendent Louis Vedy of the Y Police Division, Kentish Town, 2 December [1897] in Booth B349, p43.



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