Florrie Holmes

1873-1950s (Period The Elephant Gang was active)

Florrie Holmes was a member of The Forty Elephants - an all-female gang who specialised in shoplifting. The Forty Elephants were active throughout the 19th and 20th century, but their heyday was in the interwar period. The gang operated from the Elephant and Castle District, allied to the Elephant and Castle Mob.