Hangman's Wharf was a wharf in London. Children that were captured by the General Oblation Board around this area were taken along Hangman's Wharf, down King George's Steps and into a tall warehouse.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

  • Hangman's Wharf is a prominent location in the first book of Philip Pullman's Sally Lockhart series, The Ruby in the Smoke.



  1. Northern Lights, Chapter 3
Buildings Marisa Coulter's flatOctober HouseRoyal Geological MuseumShot TowerWhite Hall Palace
Locations ChelseaClarice WalkClerkenwellDenmark StreetFalkeshallFalkeshall GardensGrand Junction CanalGraveyard with mausoleumHangman's WharfKing George's StepsLimehouseMarch RoadMortlakeOakley StreetRiver ThamesWhite Hall
Organisations Chthonic RailwayLondon coffee-stallLondon pharmacyRoyal Arctic Institute
Natives AnnieBishop of LondonTony MakariosTony Makarios's motherUnidentified pharmacy shopkeeper
Important Marisa Coulter's cocktail party
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