Crime history

We recall some of our most infamous cases.

Visit our rogues' gallery Visit our rogues' gallery ›

Meet some notorious transport criminals of the past in our rogues' gallery.

Great Gold Robbery Great Gold Robbery ›

Four men committed an audacious gold robbery in 1855.

Great Train Robbery Great Train Robbery ›

The Great Train Robbery is one of the most infamous crimes of all time.

Murder of Sarah Hart Murder of Sarah Hart ›

Sarah Hart was murdered in Slough by John Tawell in 1845.

First railway murder First railway murder ›

The first railway murder was committed by Franz Muller.

Murder of Issac Gold Murder of Issac Gold ›

Train passenger Issac Gold was murdered by Percy Lefroy in 1881.

Murder of PC Byrnes Murder of PC Byrnes ›

PC Byrnes was murdered by a rampaging group of men in 1885.


More murders

The murder of Elizabeth Camp

The murder of William Pearson

The murder of Mary Money

The murder of John Nisbet

The murder of Master Starchfield

The strange case of Arthur Mead

The murder of Peter Rampson

The murder of Geoffrey Dean

The murder of Countess Lubienska

The murder of Marguerite van Campenhout