The Mechanical Engineer
The tailoress suffering depression
Was an unfortunate accident responsible for this man’s epilepsy?
Daughter of famous colonial architect who built Sydney.
The Railway Porter
Died aged just 22
The Solicitor’s Clerk
Orphaned at 13
The Domestic Servant
Christ’s brother or King of England?
The Lambeth Needlewoman
Coping with 6 family deaths within 4 months
A mother of 10
The glove maker
What happened to this Bootmaker?
The young bookkeeper and the Silk Merchant
Lost her twin brother, aged 4
A 20ft fall led to strange behaviour
Additional difficulty of not speaking English
The German Tailor who came to London
How the Russian Revolution destroyed a family of Polish nobility
Escaped childhood murder!
A famous Dutch artist from a famous artistic family; yet missing from the historical records. Why did this son end up at the Asylum?
The giggling tomboy
The Yale graduate and published author
The Worst and Wickedest Woman in London
The boisterous, Victorian star of the stage
Famous Flamenco dancer and Picasso’s muse
The French Polisher
The mysterious case of the Widow and the Decorator – The mystery of a lady who left home and was never seen again. Only years later was she found to have died in Epsom with a different name.
The Hollywood film star’s brother.
The silver polisher
An epileptic since birth
The Kensington Plumber
Survivor of The Titanic