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By Jerry Langton

A searing examine considered one of Canada's most deadly gangs

Gang violence is not anything new to Vancouver, however the brutality of the Bacon Brothers--Jonathan, Jarrod, and Jamie--has develop into mythical. The infamous Bacon Brothers follows the chaotic upward thrust of those 3 gangland figures to the head of Vancouver's profitable drug exchange. Chronicling not just the Bacon Brothers themselves, but additionally the gangs they infiltrated on their solution to the pinnacle, and the catastrophic wave of violence they delivered to the streets of Vancouver, the booklet explores how the bothers' adeptness at making and breaking allegiances and propensity for violence is now being replicated by way of gangs throughout Canada.

With one Bacon brother useless and the opposite at the back of bars, an influence vacuum has built for regulate of the drug alternate within the higher Vancouver region. the end result has been complete on battle one of the Hells Angels, pink Scorpions, UN Gang, and self sustaining squaddies, as they struggle to take the placement as soon as occupied by means of the Bacon Brothers--a lasting legacy to their position in Canada's gang history.

Presents an incisive examine the violent lives of the Bacon Brothers, a few of Canada's so much infamous criminals

indicates how the Bacon Brothers set a brand new priority for gang violence that's being mimicked in the course of the country

Explores how the void left through the Brothers has spurred on expanding violent gang war at the streets of Vancouver

Hard-hitting and insightful, The infamous Bacon Brothers is a strong examine the seedy underbelly of up to date Canadian prepared crime.

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The doctor had seen Mrs Bradish in the previous year, when she was suffering from a diseased liver. He recalled: She had been, I believe, in the West Indies, and this had caused the malady from which she was suffering. She was very ill at that time, but she recovered, and I advised her to keep herself quiet and free from excitement. Mrs Bradish was indeed not a well woman. She had contracted yellow fever whilst she and her husband were in the West Indies in 1857. She suffered from pains in the head and took laudanum for her sleeplessness and had troubled dreams.

This book is dedicated to John. Introduction When Richmond’s history is mentioned, most people think of Hampton Court and Henry VIII. Crime does not obviously spring to mind, whereas it would if Whitechapel or Notting Hill were mentioned. Some books about Richmond and Kingston do not even allude to it. Yet criminal activity does not recognise geographical or social boundaries and this book aims to demonstrate this. Foul Deeds in Richmond and Kingston covers a number of serious crimes which took place in what are now the London Boroughs of Kingston on Thames (Norbiton, Surbiton and Kingston itself) and Richmond (Barnes, Mortlake, Teddington, Hampton, Twickenham and Richmond), from the early nineteenth century until the 1950s.

A contemporary publication (1887) noted, as far as Richmond is concerned: From a small village Richmond has rapidly grown into a considerable town, and building is still actively carried on. Its convenient distance from London, beautiful and healthy situation, and pleasant neighbourhood, all combine to make it attractive to those who have daily business in town, and still want a certain amount of fresh air, while the railway facilities have been greatly increased and improved of late years. Houses, therefore, of all classes, from the mansion to the cottage, have lately sprung up in all directions.

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