Forgotten Darkness

Strange things are lost and forgotten in obscure corners of the newspaper.

May 28th, 2021    

88 - The Tichborne Claimant

In 1854, heir to the Tichborne baronetcy, Roger Tichborne, disappears after a shipwreck.  He's presumed dead until, in 1865, an Australian butcher comes forward and announces himself to be the missing nobleman.

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SOURCES

“Sir Roger Tichborne.” Sydney Morning Herald, January 31, 1868.

“The Claimant & the Tichborne Case.” Jackson's Oxford Journal, March 30, 1872.

“The Claimant of the Tichborne Baronetcy.” Wrexham Advertiser, January 19, 1867.

“The Tichborne Baronetcy.” Melbourne Age, September 12, 1867.

“The Tichborne Case.” Hampshire Telegraph & Sussex Chronicle, November 9, 1867.

“The Tichborne Dole.” London Daily News, September 6, 1855.

“The Tichborne Heir.” Indiana (PA) Progress, September 24, 1930.

“Tichborne Claimant's Story to be Subject of Coming British Film.” Montreal Gazette, September 5, 1936.

The books of Dr E. V. Kenealy (occult-mysteries.org)

Theresa Doughty Tichborne - Wikipedia

May 4th, 2021    

87 - The Green Bicycle Mystery

In 1919, 21-year old Bella Wright was shot on a roadside near Little Stretton, Leicestershire, England. The man thought to have committed the crime was acquitted. But the question remains: did he do it? Or if not, exactly what did happen that July evening?

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Closing music by Soma.

SOURCES

Brown, Antony M. The Green Bicycle Mystery. London: Mirror Books, 2017.

Humphries, H. Trueman. “The Green Bicycle Case.” The Strand Magazine 63 (Jan.-June 1922).

Green Bicycle Mystery Map - Google My Maps

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