Cover Mug Shots

The book’s cover features three Salford scuttlers of the 1890s: William Henry Brooks (centre); James Brown (left) and John Wallace, alias McInerney (right). They were photographed by police in Rochdale in 1894, after they were caught stealing a shawl from a washing line. The mug-shots were discovered in the collection of the Greater Manchester Police Museum.

Gangs of Manchester – out now!

On 2 October 2008, Andrew Davies’s book The Gangs of Manchester is published by Milo Books and launched at Manchester Central Library. The book will be available in all good bookshops.

Gangs of Manchester

New edition of The Gangs of Manchester 

A new edition of Andrew Davies’s history of the gangs of Victorian Manchester and Salford has been published by Milo Books. It’s also available for in a Kindle edition.

Use the links to the left discover more about the book, its author, the history of the gangs, and upcoming events.

  • Gangs of Manchester: on sale now

    Available from the 'Buy Gangs of Manchester' webpage (see links on left), Amazon, Milo Books and all good bookshops
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