Late Night Tales

Late Night Tales #4

Pinstone Street redevelopment (2022). Image: DJP/2022

In 1892, the opening of a new shop on Pinstone Street offered splendid facilities for pickpockets. A crowd stretched across the road, and while those were looking through the windows, the light-fingered gentry deftly relieved them of their purses and wallets which contained the bulk of their week’s wages.

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