Sherlock Holmes Biography

Early Strand Magazines were monthly and cost 6p

According to the published stories which first appeared in the Strand Magazine in 1891 and which have since been translated into every language, he practised as a consulting detective between 1881-1904, while living at 221b Baker Street with his friend and colleague Doctor John H. Watson.

He therefore lived and worked in that nostalgic gas-lit London of the late 19th century to which in our imagination we would all like to return.

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