INDEPENDENT INQUIRY INTO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE WITNESS STATEMENT WESTMINSTER STRAND OPERATION WINTER KEY / OPERATION MILESHOGUE / OPERATION HATTON OHY0055776 On the final day of the three weeks of hearings of the Westminster strand of the inquiry, a number of documents were quietly uploaded to the iiCSA site. No mention had been made about… Continue reading IICSA: WITNESS STATEMENT: WESTMINSTER STRAND: OP WINTER KEY/OP MILESHOGUE/OP HATTON
LONDON THE PHILANTHROPIC WOLVES IN SHEEPS’ CLOTHING This post has evolved after I accidentally stumbled across a newspaper article. The further I looked into it, the bigger the web became. This is focusing on the do-gooders who, to all intents and purposes, were the saviours of homeless children but who were abusing their positions of… Continue reading LONDON: THE PHILANTHROPIC WOLVES IN SHEEPS’ CLOTHING
Anthony Daly was just 20 years old when he decided to leave The Troubles in Derry and travel to England. Little did he realise he would find himself in personal trouble and at the mercy of a number of nasty characters centred around the Playland arcade in Piccadilly.
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
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
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. I have also added a small list of notable clientele who frequented the clubs. There will, without doubt, be errors so please forward any… Continue reading THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: A-Z of Clubs, Pubs & other
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 THE SOHO CONNECTIONS: Johnny Go Home – 1975