Dr John Watson

At this period of my life the good Watson had passed almost beyond my ken. An occasional week-end visit was the most that I ever saw of him. Thus I must act as my own chronicler. Ah! had he but been with me, how much he might have made of so wonderful a happening and of my eventual triumph against every difficulty!


“ The body was found by a gamekeeper about eleven o’clock.” (Sherlock Holmes)
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The body was found by a gamekeeper about eleven o’clock.

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)

Dr John Watson

It was pleasant to Dr. Watson to find himself once more in the untidy room of the first floor in Baker Street which had been the starting-point of so many remarkable adventures.

Dr John Watson

“The good Watson had at that time deserted me for a wife, the only selfish action which I can recall in our association. I was alone.” (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

Sherlock Holmes related this story to Dr Watson as one of his earlier adventures before he and Watson shared rooms in Baker Street.

William Crowder

Mr John Turner’s Gamekeeper.

Musgrave Ritual

Another story in the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.

Gloria Scott

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

Small wooden box

A small wooden box with a sliding lid such as children’s toys are kept in.


Sherlock Holmes - Deductions

“You can imagine, Watson, with what eagerness I (Sherlock Holmes)listened to this extraordinary sequence of events....


Sherlock Holmes - Character Illustrations

An anomaly which often struck me in the character of my friend Sherlock Holmes.... Read More...

Study in Scarlet

The first Novel in the Canon.

Musgrave Ritual

It is rather an absurd business, this ritual of ours.... Read More...

Manor House of Hurlstone, West Sussex

The Manor House of Hurlstone, West Sussex was an 'L' shaped building.... Read More...

Sir Ralph Musgrave

Prominent cavalier and right-hand man of Charles II in his wanderings.

King Charles I

King of England from 27th March 1625 until his execution on 30th January 1649.
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Reginald Musgrave's old Tutor

The old Tutor gave Reginald Musgrave exercises in trigonometry which included measuring the buildings and tall trees around the Manor House of Hurlstone, thus enabling him to remember the height of the elm which had been cut down.

Burley Sussex Policeman

Assisted Sherlock Holmes and Reginald Musgrave to lift the stone slab in the cellar.


Nurse who watched over Rachel Howells while she was delirious after the disappearance of Brunton.

Janet Tregellis

Daughter of head gamekeeper and Brunton's current girlfriend.

Rachel Howells

2nd Housemaid at the Manor House, Hurlstone.


Brunton, the butler. He was a young schoolmaster out of place.... Read More...

Reginald Musgrave

Owner of the Manor House of Hurlstone, West Sussex. Setting for the story. Read More...

Account of Ricoletti of the club-foot, and his abominal wife.

Account of Ricoletti of the club-foot, and his abominable wife.

The singular affair of the aluminium crutch

The singular affair of the aluminium crutch.

The Adventure of the old Russian Woman

The Adventure of the old Russian woman.

Case of Vamberry, the Wine Merchant

Case of Vamberry, the wine merchant.

Tarleton Murders

Tarleton Murders.

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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