In the 17th & 18th centuries London thief-takers were rewarded £40+ the horse, arms & money of any highwayman they captured & were convicted
What I’m Reading
Georgian London: Into the streets by Lucy Inglis
In 2009 Lucy Inglis began blogging and soon GeorgianLondon.com became a must-read for anyone interested in the city’s past and the lesser-known aspects of London during the 18th century. This meticulously researched book is the result.
Where are London’s most punny shops which put the pun in punters? Here is some of best examples of wordsmithery on the high street.