R.C. Lehmann

Rudolf Chamberd Lehmann was born in Ecclesall near Sheffield. He was an author, editor, short story writer, and Liberal Party politician. He is the creator of 'Picklock Holes', a parody on Sherlock Holmes. The stories first appeared in Punch under the pseudonym 'Cunnin Toil' (a parody on the name Conan Doyle).


Titles and year of publication:  

 'Picklock Holes' Novels
 1) The Adventures of Picklock Holes (short stories)  1901
 2) His Final Arrow (short story)  1918
 3) The Return of Picklock Holes (short stories)  1980
 Other Novels
 1) "Mr. Punch's" Prize Novels (short stories)  1892