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How Dick Turpin’s life of crime included a hold-up in Shirley

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: Stand and deliver! DAVID MORGAN has tracked down notorious highwaymen who preyed on the unwary travelling on Croydon’s roads, from Thornton Heath to Smitham Bottom in the 1700s The registers of Croydon Minster, as well as the information … Continue reading

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