The Strand

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

The Strand is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London.

The street gave its name to the famous The Strand Magazine, where many Arthur Conan Doyle's works were published.

In Arthur Conan Doyle's Fictions

  • The Firm of Girdlestone (1889-1890) :
    • Major Clutterbuck rushed down the Strand as quickly as he could, intending to catch the next train...

  • A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus (1899) :
    • Maude insisted upon hearing about Queen Eleanor, and Frank imparted the little that he knew as they walked out into the crowded Strand.
    • Mr. Frank Crosse had 'to attend at the Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, at the sittings of the Queen's Bench Division of our High Court of Justice, to give evidence on behalf of the Hotspur Company.'