Notorious british gangster, Godfather of the Birkbino movement started in L.P, Birkby in the early 1950's.
A ruthless villain, with a passion for liquor and fine women, 'the reverend JT' is known to have survived at least 7 attepts on his life, incluing a gunfight in fartown with the notorious Beppy da barcode. Now the stuff of legend, and serving 9 life sentances for murder, exstortion and armed robbery.
It is also widely knwon that he first coined the phrase 'mo-fo', when he famously bitch slapped pappy chiz in 62'.
Taken from 'John Thaw', the criminal underworld and gnagsters with style (2002, chemistry publications)