George Edalji

Fight for Justice


  1. Author Arthur Conan Doyle wrote 60 mystery stories featuring the wildly popular detective character Sherlock Holmes and his loyal assistant Watson.
  2. Conan Doyle's family
    Arthur Conan Doyle was the eldest of son of noe siblings, seven of whom survived into adulthood. He had five children from his two marriages.
  3. Spiritualism, photo with a ghost woman's face in the background
    Apart from Sherlock Holmes perhaps the most significant aspect of Conan Doyle’s later life was his conversion to the cause of spiritualism.
  4. George Edalji - Photo of George Edalji
    Arthur Conan Doyle's investigation of the case against George Edalji.
  5. Oscar Slater - Photo of Oscar Slater
    Oscar Slater was convicted of the murder of an elderly woman in 1908. Slater was a petty criminal, not personally liked by Conan Doyle, however, he recognised that injustice had been done to him.
  6. Books
    The Collection contains all of Conan Doyle’s works, including first and early editions in many languages, derivative fiction, bound volumes and single issues of journals.
  7. Sherlock Holmes, created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, perhaps the most famous detective of them all