Unsolved Murders

Frank Birring

Age: 66

Sex: male

Date: 20 Feb 1969

Place: 78 Great Portland Street, Marylebone, W1

Source: www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Frank Birring was killed during a robbery at a pawnbroker's shop at 78 Great Portland Street, W1 on 20 February 1969.

A man was found not guilty of murder but guilty of conspiracy to rob.

The same gang involved with the robbery were involved with another murder followed a robbery at a jewellers' in Balham High Road, SW12 on 14 February 1969.


*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.


see National Archives - MEPO 2/11495, J 82/1419, DPP 2/4651, CRIM 1/5190