1908: Boy Desperado – Imitating a Notorious “Bergler”

Saturday 13th June 1908: Nine year old John Alfred Williams appears at the police court in Shrewsbury charged with shop breaking and theft.  A well known young miscreant in Shrewsbury, he had been in constant trouble with the law, but this time – inspired by a famous burglar – his hilarious attempt to throw the… Read More 1908: Boy Desperado – Imitating a Notorious “Bergler”