Angela Buckley is a historian specialising in Victorian crime and police history. Her first book, The Real Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Story of Jerome Caminada, was inspired by her family’s roots in Manchester. Her second book, Amelia Dyer and the Baby Farm Murders, was the first in a new historical true crime series, Victorian Supersleuth Investigates. The next in the series is Who Killed Constable Cock? – a real-life murder case with an astonishing twist.
Angela’s work features regularly in national magazines and newspapers. She is s regular contributor to family history publications. An experienced speaker, Angela has taken part in many events, such as the Henley Literary Festival, the Manchester Histories Festival and at the Museum of London. She is a frequent guest on BBC Radio, and has appeared on BBC One’s The One Show, and on Mysteries at the Museum in the US.
Recently, Angela has begun researching detective history for a PhD at Oxford Brookes University, where she also teaches as associate lecturer.