James Williamson was a 53-year-old ‘rigger’ who was employed to look after the horses and cabs on the rank in Charing Cross Road not far from Leicester Square. On 22 September 1888, he was on duty when one of the drivers claimed that the paintwork on his vehicle had been…
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