The real Peaky Blinders: Victorian gang who terrorised the streets of Birmingham and sewed razor blades into their caps to headbutt rivals
Cillian Murphy as Thomas Shelby in Peaky Blinders
Police have revealed never before seen pictures of the real Peaky Blinders, a ruthless Birmingham street gang whose story has inspired a new BBC drama.
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Thomas Gilbert was an elder statesman of the Peaky Blinders.He was a fishmonger by trade and gave that as reason for his missing fingers. age 38 in he was arrested for "false pretences"