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The Chichesters were an early Five Points street gang during the mid 19th century in New York. The gang began stealing from stores and warehouses and selling the stolen goods to local fences in the 1820s, later becoming involved in illegal gambling and robbery. An ally of the Dead Rabbits against the Bowery Boys, the Chichesters maintained between 50 to 100 members lasting for more than 50 years before being absorbed by the Whyos, much like many of the early gangs, following the American Civil War in 1865.

Further reading[edit]

  • Herbert Asbury, The Gangs of New York, New York, 1928



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FN Arena News
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Concord Monitor

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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 18:33:54 -0800

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Broadway World

Broadway World
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:09:55 -0700

Mack & Mabel, which will embark on a UK & Ireland Tour in Autumn 2015 following its premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre, stars double Oliver award-winning Michael Ball and Rebecca LaChance. Based on the real-life romance between Hollywood ...

Bedford + Bowery

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Fri, 08 May 2015 10:03:45 -0700

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Broadway World
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 06:00:19 -0800

Chichester Festival Theatre's highly acclaimed and sell-out production of GUYS AND DOLLS opens at London's Savoy Theatre tonight, January 6, for a strictly limited 13-week run. Chichester continues its triumphant musical successes with this exuberant ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Sat, 16 May 2015 00:03:11 -0700

The Chichesters had little choice but to bow to this subtle royal blackmail, and Ferdinand acquired the locket for £1,000. Perhaps the most beautiful, and valuable, piece of all is the Holy Thorn Reliquary, an exquisite object fashioned in gold and ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Thu, 19 Nov 2015 20:42:37 -0800

The FMG beneficiation plant in the Chichesters. Photo: Damien Smith. Mal Maiden: Divends part of the BHP brand · Samarco restart on the cards. If Fortescue Metals Group successfully repays a significant chunk of its $US6.6 billion ($9.29 billion) net ...

IrishCentral

IrishCentral
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:54:12 -0700

Violent Irish gangs, with names like the Forty Thieves, the B'boys, the Roach Guards, and the Chichesters, wreaked havoc on their neighborhoods. And how they rioted. The anti-abolitionist riots of 1834 took place over four sweltering summer nights in July.
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