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Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 11-29-2017, 02:39 PM
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This is true, and William and Rosetta had an...

This is true, and William and Rosetta had an extra mouth to feed by July 1883.
One thing though; there is mention in the settlement record that Mary Ann went straight to Lambeth workhouse from...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 11-28-2017, 04:16 PM
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Mary Ann's birth certificate says she was born in...

Mary Ann's birth certificate says she was born in Dawes Court Shoe Lane in 1845, that's the City. The GRO ref gives the registration district as the West End Union, which included Fleet St. As Mary...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 11-28-2017, 01:54 PM
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The thing that puts me off that Mary Ann Nichols...

The thing that puts me off that Mary Ann Nichols is that she was born in Bow whereas 'our' Mary Ann had her birth registered in West London.
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 11-28-2017, 12:09 PM
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You are probably right. The interesting thing is...

You are probably right. The interesting thing is there are three women named Mary Ann Nichols in the Lambeth workhouse records from 81 onwards. One (a) is much older and not the right woman, one (b)...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 11-22-2017, 04:30 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Hi Barrister, William and Polly apparently...

Hi Barrister,
William and Polly apparently separated around 1880/1.
By 1883 William Nichols had a child by his next door neighbour at Peabody building, widow Rosetta Walls nee Vidler. Both families...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 11-11-2017, 12:20 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Yes, it is interesting. I point it out quite a...

Yes, it is interesting. I point it out quite a lot during discussions of the Mylett case because Hebbert was present at the first post mortem with Brownfield and Harris and although it is stated he...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 11-11-2017, 12:10 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Pinchin perhaps? Although with the Rainham torso...

Pinchin perhaps? Although with the Rainham torso the upper portion of the trunk was missing so they couldn't deremine where the head was taken off. That means they wouldn't have been able to...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 11-10-2017, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Debra A
The Mylett case is also in ASOLM Vol 1 page 111

The Mylett case is also in ASOLM Vol 1 page 111
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 11-10-2017, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Hi Rocky My last post contains what Hebbert wrote...

Hi Rocky
My last post contains what Hebbert wrote about progression He believed that where a saw had been used to separate the vertebra in the first case, that gradually the dismember was progressing...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 11-10-2017, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Vol V is here...

Vol V is here JR.

https://archive.org/stream/westminsterhosp00unkngoog#page/n170/mode/2up

These were first mentioned by S G Ryan back in the 90's, Ryan also
discovered the System of Legal Medicine...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 11-09-2017, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Hi JR The material that appeared in a System of...

Hi JR
The material that appeared in a System of Legal Medicine was taken from two lectures written by Hebbert; An Exercise in Forensic Medicine Part One, covering the two cases in 1887 and 1888,...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-09-2017, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Yes, JR, but the way I read it the incident...

Yes, JR, but the way I read it the incident didn't happen inside the lodging house. Pizer saw 'the lodging house keeper' talking to two PC's in the Holloway Road. Albert Crossingham and his family...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-08-2017, 02:50 PM
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Thanks, Jerry. That would have to point to an...

Thanks, Jerry.
That would have to point to an employee in that case?
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-08-2017, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Albert Crossingham?

Albert Crossingham?
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-08-2017, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Debra A
I don't know the name of the PC but just for...

I don't know the name of the PC but just for interest during research I found that the Round House, also given as 'Crossmans' in some newspapers but crucially Crossingham's in at least one paper. It...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-07-2017, 02:18 AM
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Jerry, one newspaper, Lloyd's Weekly of 28...

Jerry, one newspaper, Lloyd's Weekly of 28 October 1888 has Rose saying in his statement that subsequent to the 17th (and the finding of the leg by Smoker ) he had taken bloodhounds and terriers in...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-07-2017, 12:30 AM
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Rocky, the reference was in the Star of 3rd Oct....

Rocky, the reference was in the Star of 3rd Oct. The source is an employee at the Red Lion pub near the building site who had applied for a nightwatchman job there and been turned down. He claimed he...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-07-2017, 12:00 AM
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Was it Wildbore's tools that were kept in a...

Was it Wildbore's tools that were kept in a basket on a plank?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 11:58 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Could be. That would mean three lots of dogs were...

Could be. That would mean three lots of dogs were in the vault and only Smoker got on the scent of anything. I assume the bloodhound afterwards was because Waring and Mephisto felt that Smoker was...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 11:53 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Jerry. The term 'mate' was also used in place of...

Jerry.
The term 'mate' was also used in place of labourer. A time served joiner would have a 'mate' who laboured for him so that also seems to fit Lawrence in that context.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Good work, Jerry :2thumbsup: Re the...

Good work, Jerry :2thumbsup:


Re the bloodhounds- I checked back over the papers about the bloodhound and it seems to have been generally reported around the 20th October that a bloodhound had been...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Thanks, Jerry. That could be right then. I...

Thanks, Jerry. That could be right then. I probably assumed it was after Smoker because it wasn't reported until the adjourned inquest commenced.
I still wonder why Smoker wouldn't have picked up...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Thanks, Jerry. was Richard Lawrence 'the mate'...

Thanks, Jerry. was Richard Lawrence 'the mate' that Wildbore said he was with when he went to retrieve his tools from the vault on Monday?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Thanks Fisherman. I guess you are thinking that...

Thanks Fisherman. I guess you are thinking that the Cony's fluid was used during transportation of the rotting trunk and was still masking the smell on Monday when Wildbore entered the vault but...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-06-2017, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Yes, I;m thinking the same thing, Abby

Yes, I;m thinking the same thing, Abby
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