The Adventure of the 'Gloria Scott'

“Voyage of the Gloria Scott,” he read. “That was a bad business. I have some recollection that you made a record of it, Watson, though I was unable to congratulate you upon the result.” (Sherlock Holmes)

221b Baker Street, London

Home of Sherlock Holmes and at times Dr John Watson.
They (the rooms) consisted of a couple of comfortable bedrooms and a single large airy sitting-room, cheerfully furnished, and illuminated by two broad windows.
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Dr John Watson

Companion and chronicler of Sherlock Holmes.

Gloria Scott-facts and figures

The Gloria Scott Left Falmouth on 8th October 1855. Bound for Australia. Destroyed N.Lat 15 degrees 20'.W.Long 25 degrees 14' on November 6th 1855. Height of the Crimean War. Read More...


The name which JP Trevor’s fellow convict, Evans, used after their escape and return to England.

James Armitage

The name of JP Trevor upon his conviction and transportation.

Gloria Scott

The “Gloria Scott” - another story from the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

Terai Tea Plantations

Victor Trevor removed there after the death of his father.

Donnithorpe, Norfolk

The home of JP Trevor and his son.

Fordingham, Hampshire

The home of Beddoes/Evans where Hudson went after his stay at Donnithorpe.
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Victor Trevor

Son of JP Trevor. Attended same college as Holmes. Became friends after Trevor’s bull terrier bit Holmes’ ankle.... Read More...

Justice of the Peace Trevor

Widower - Home - Donnithorpe, Norfolk. Landed Proprietor....


Sailor on the Gloria Scott and its only survivor after the explosion and its destruction. Returned to blackmail JP Trevor and Evans years later. Read More...

Dr Fordham

The Trevor’s physician.

Jack Prendergast

A convict on the Gloria Scott and in a cell on one side of Trevor. Read More...


Evans was the convict on the ‘Gloria Scott’ in the cell on the other side of Trevor to Jack Prendergast. Evans ultimately changed his name to Beddoes.

Sherlock Holmes

“Well, I have a trade of my own. I suppose I am the only one in the world. I’m a consulting detective, if you can understand what that is. Here in London we have lots of government detectives and lots of private ones. When these fellows are at fault, they come to me, and I manage to put them on the right scent." (Sherlock Holmes) (Study in Scarlet)
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Sir Edward Holly

Fellow Justice of the Peace with Mr Trevor.

Letter from Beddoes

The supply of game for London is going steadily up. Head-keeper Hudson, we believe, has been now told to receive all orders for fly-paper and for preservation of your hen-pheasant’s life.

Armitage, Evans and The Gloria Scott

J.A. The initials tattooed in the bend of his elbow which JP Trevor wished to forget and had tried to obliterate. Read More...

Sherlock Holmes - Deductions

‘I might suggest that you have gone about in fear of some personal attack within the last twelvemonth.’ Read More...

Sherlock Holmes - Character Illustrations

I was never a very sociable fellow, Watson....