London meeting: Tottenham Outrage and Other Tales from the Past

31 Oct 2017

Roger Torode and Tony Francis

Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. In 1909 a robbery in Tottenham ended up involving what is described as ‘The Most Spectacular Hot Pursuit in History’: involving a tram chase in Walthamstow! Intrigued? Come and hear more as Roger Torode unravels this amazing tale.

And OS Secretary Tony Francis delves into the archives to unearth some of the gems reported by OS doyens John Parke and Charles Klapper in Modern Transport.

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