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The story of the Golden Boy of Pye Corner

As I was by Cock Lane the other day, just had to take a few photos of “The Golden Boy of Pye Corner”, a small monument located on the corner with Giltspur Street (map link). It was erected where the


Daily Mail using my photo of Cock Lane

There is an informal badge of honour that exists amongst bloggers that marks you out as someone who has caught the eye of the mass market media, but are deemed to be too small to be of consequence. It’s the


It’s the 250th anniversary of the Cock Lane ghost

At some point in a January 250 years ago, in a rented apartment near Holborn, the ghost of a recently dead wife appeared to warn that she had been murdered by her husband. The Cock Lane ghost was to become