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The Great Train Robbery of May 1855

The London Evening Standard of Tuesday 22nd May 1855 carried the following story under the headline: The Bullion Robbery: ‘The robbery which, according to yesterday’s papers, took place on the way from London to Paris, was evidently perpetrated by persons who were acquainted with the extent and mode of the consignments. The gold in bars […]