There has been many UK gangsters over the years. Some very famous
that ended up as household names. Some, not so famous, but just
as organised. In the coming weeks we will map out some of the
lives of these people.
Darby Sabini 1920s Gangleader of
Italian origin, whose gang waged war with the Birmingham Boys.
Jack Spot (Jack Comer) Early 1900s
Gambling boss and black marketeer.
William (Billy) Hill 1940s-1950s
Rival gang leader of Jack Spot. Fled to Australia where he hired
thugs to try to have Spot murdered..
Albert Dimes 1940s-1950s Billy Hills
George Cornell 1960s Member of the
Richardson Gang. Murdered by Ronald Kray in 1965.
Charlie Richardson 1960s Joint gang
leader. Kray Twins biggest rivals in the 60s. There turf was classed
as south London area. By 1965 his gang was put out of business
by the London police.
Eddie Richardson 1960s Brother and
counterpart of above
Jack 'The Hat' McVite 1960s Came
to fame as the man Reggie Kray killed.