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LONDON PAEDOPHILE RINGS – Operations & Who’s Who?

There were a number of large paedophile rings operating between the 1970s and 1990s in London and during my research it’s become very apparent that many of the people involved cross over or the conviction timings somehow coincide. Here is an list of some of the operations, followed by an A-Z list of those individuals… Continue reading LONDON PAEDOPHILE RINGS – Operations & Who’s Who?

Playland · Soho Connections · Uncategorized

THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: Murder of the Royal Biographer, 1974

The Murder of James Pope-Hennessy 20th November 1916 – 25th January 1974 Richard James Arthur Pope-Hennessy was the former editor of The Spectator, a well-connected author and commissioned by the Queen in 1955 to write a biography of Queen Mary.  He was the brother of Sir John Pope-Hennessy, who was the Director of both the… Continue reading THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: Murder of the Royal Biographer, 1974

Child Sexual Abuse · Church · Elm Guest House · London · Richmond · Roger Gleaves · Soho Connections · Uncategorized

The Soho Connections – Roger Gleaves

ROGER CHARLES AUGUSTINE GLEAVES – TIMELINE Roger C Gleaves, born 1935, Marylebone Mother = Elsie Edith Mugridge (b.1902, Kensington) Father = William H Gleaves (b.1900, Wandsworth) Married = 1929, Brentford Sister = C Gleaves – 1936, Surrey North Eastern, Kent Brother = M Gleaves – 1944, Leeds Sister = B Gleaves – 1947, Surrey Mid… Continue reading The Soho Connections – Roger Gleaves

A-Z of Soho · London · Soho Connections · Uncategorized

THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: A-Z of Who’s Who

This is a simple A-Z list of names, addresses etc of those involved in London Soho scene, that I have come across during my research, which may be a useful quick reference.  This includes decade(s) or year of conviction, the age at the time and any relevant information. If you have any further names to add,… Continue reading THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: A-Z of Who’s Who

A-Z of Soho · London · Soho Connections · Uncategorized

THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: A-Z of Clubs, Pubs & other

I am starting to compile a simple list of clubs and pubs in London’s West End.  This includes an address/area (if known), the decade(s) and any comments as well as a key. There will, without doubt, be errors so please forward any corrections or omissions as I would prefer an accurate record.  This will be kept… Continue reading THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: A-Z of Clubs, Pubs & other

Child Sexual Abuse · Court Cases · Investigations · London · PIE · Soho Connections · Uncategorized

JOHNNY GO HOME – 1975

In 1975 Granada TV showed a ground-breaking documentary on young runaways and life on the “meat rack” in London’s West End. As the programme makers filmed, real life events took over the storyline and a simple, (albeit shocking in itself) documentary turned in to a double-length programme that covered the real life, seedy, gritty, dangerous… Continue reading JOHNNY GO HOME – 1975

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The Disappearance of Martin Allen

Martin Allen – Missing for 36 years On 5th November 1979, a young schoolboy disappeared in broad daylight on his way home from school in London.  Like Vishal Mehrotra, he seemed to disappear without a trace but, unlike Vishal, he has not been seen or heard of and no body has been found.  It is… Continue reading The Disappearance of Martin Allen