Jerry Abershaw, nicknamed “The Laughing Highwayman”, was known to terrorize this area before his hanging. He is seen on horseback riding through the common. The spirit of an escaped convict is also said to haunt this area.
(Submitted by Chris Berglund)
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- Wimbledon Common
Windmill Rd, Wimbledon Common
London SW19 5NR, United Kingdom
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- 51.4366449, -0.2335468999999648
- Greater London
- Nearest Towns:
- Wimbledon, UK (0.8 mi.)
Wandsworth, UK (1.7 mi.)
Roehampton, UK (1.7 mi.)
Putney, UK (1.7 mi.)
London Borough Of Wandsworth, UK (2.1 mi.)
Raynes Park, UK (2.3 mi.)
Richmond, UK (2.3 mi.)
New Malden, UK (2.3 mi.)
London Borough Of Merton, UK (2.5 mi.)
Kingston, UK (2.6 mi.)
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