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Death of the real Sherlock Holmes

A 19th-century police officer named Jerome Caminada died 100 years ago today. Angela Buckley, author of The Real Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Story of Jerome Caminada, explains what newspapers can tell us about the detective’s incredible life. ************** On 10 March 1914, just five days before his 70th birthday, Detective Jerome Caminada died at home. Born in the slums of Manchester, he had enjoyed an extraordinary career, earning him a place in history as one of the city’s finest police

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Terror in the Underground – 30 October 1883

The BNA is very lucky to have the writer, historian and genealogist, Angela Buckley, as a guest blogger. Previously, Angela has written fascinating articles about the ‘real’ Sherlock Holmes, Detective Jerome Caminada, and the miracle cures of Reverend Silverton. Her third article for the BNA blog is about the terrorist explosion at Praed Street station (now Paddington) on the London Underground, which took place on 30 October 1883. ************************************************************************************* The devastating events of 7/7 are still all too fresh in

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Your BNA Stories – ‘The Miracles of Reverend Silverton’

Back in November 2012, Angela Buckley, a researcher and writer from Manchester, tweeted to tell us about an exciting book project she’s working on. The book is entitled, The Real Sherlock Holmes: the Hidden Story of Jerome Caminada, and Angela wrote a fascinating article in November 2012 about her work-in-progress which, as well as telling a cracking story,  also highlights how she’s using the BNA for much of her research. As Jerome Caminada was a detective who operated in Manchester’s

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The Real Sherlock Holmes – Detective Jerome Caminada and ‘Criminal Manchester’

We love hearing about what people are looking for when they’re busy rummaging around in the Archive. In particular, our bookwormy and cardigan-adoring nature means that we really like hearing about all the various book projects that people are working on. One such researcher and writer who got in touch recently is Angela Buckley, from Manchester. Angela is currently working on a book entitled, The Real Sherlock Holmes: the Hidden Story of Jerome Caminada, which will be published by Pen

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