Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Main
   

Introduction
Victims
Suspects
Witnesses
Ripper Letters
Police Officials
Official Documents
Press Reports
Victorian London
Message Boards
Ripper Media
Authors
Dissertations
Timelines
Games & Diversions
Photo Archive
Ripper Wiki
Casebook Examiner
Ripper Podcast
About the Casebook

Most Recent Posts:
General Suspect Discussion: Favorite suspect/s? - by MrBarnett 1 hour and 24 minutes ago.
General Suspect Discussion: Favorite suspect/s? - by Scott Nelson 2 hours ago.
General Suspect Discussion: Favorite suspect/s? - by MrBarnett 3 hours ago.
General Suspect Discussion: Favorite suspect/s? - by MrBarnett 3 hours ago.
General Suspect Discussion: Favorite suspect/s? - by MrBarnett 3 hours ago.
General Suspect Discussion: Favorite suspect/s? - by GUT 3 hours ago.

Most Popular Threads:
General Suspect Discussion: Favorite suspect/s? - (38 posts)
Witnesses: Mizen's inquest statement reconstructed - (9 posts)
A6 Murders: A6 Rebooted - (4 posts)
Witnesses: Caroline Maxwell Alibi ? - (2 posts)
Mary Jane Kelly: Mary Kellys Inquest - (2 posts)
Letters and Communications: I'm not a butcher, I'm not a Yid...... - (1 posts)

Wiki Updates:
Robert Sagar
Edit: Chris
May 9, 2015, 12:32 am
Online newspaper archives
Edit: Chris
Nov 26, 2014, 10:25 am
Joseph Lawende
Edit: Chris
Mar 9, 2014, 10:12 am
Miscellaneous research resources
Edit: Chris
Feb 13, 2014, 9:28 am
Charles Cross
Edit: John Bennett
Sep 4, 2013, 8:20 pm

Most Recent Blogs:
Mike Covell: A DECADE IN THE MAKING.
February 19, 2016, 11:12 am.
Chris George: RipperCon in Baltimore, April 8-10, 2016
February 10, 2016, 2:55 pm.
Mike Covell: Hull Prison Visit
October 10, 2015, 8:04 am.
Mike Covell: NEW ADVENTURES IN RESEARCH
August 9, 2015, 3:10 am.
Mike Covell: UPDDATES FOR THE PAST 11 MONTHS
November 14, 2014, 10:02 am.
Mike Covell: Mike’s Book Releases
March 17, 2014, 3:18 am.

Go Back   Casebook Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Wickerman
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
Hi RJ. I did understand the point you were making...

Hi RJ.
I did understand the point you were making previously, but my second point was that suggesting she ate a meal right after throwing up is questionable in my view.
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
I'm not sure, there's an error somewhere. Maxwell...

I'm not sure, there's an error somewhere.
Maxwell seeing another woman she thought was Kelly seems to be the path of least resistance.
Do you have a better solution?
And M.Lewis's story didn't take...
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
Wasn't the suggested corroboration by the milk...

Wasn't the suggested corroboration by the milk shop given in response to the suggestion Maxwell had the wrong day?
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 08:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
People like Kelly pretty well lived from hand to...

People like Kelly pretty well lived from hand to mouth. So I wouldn't think it viable to suggest she bought the food earlier the night before, and kept half of it for breakfast. But then, who eats a...
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
Maxwell's 'Kelly' threw up in the street about...

Maxwell's 'Kelly' threw up in the street about 8:30?, the body had partly digested fish & potato in the stomach after 10:45.
Who is serving a supper that early in the morning?
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 05:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
Wonderful find Debs, much appreciated. This all...

Wonderful find Debs, much appreciated.
This all helps to fill in what Phillips & Bond, etc., had to consider in their medical determinations which are not reflected in surviving notes.



It is an...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-16-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 76,953
Posted By Wickerman
Jus' trying to stay on topic :)

Jus' trying to stay on topic :)
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-16-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 76,953
Posted By Wickerman
Thats where the expression, 'work hard - play...

Thats where the expression, 'work hard - play hard' comes from.

Ah, those were the days.....
Forum: Witnesses 06-16-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
Thankyou Debs. Have you happened to see any...

Thankyou Debs.

Have you happened to see any papers on the topic (like you mention above) explaining how they understood this effect to work in 1888?
I don't see anything at present.
Forum: Witnesses 06-16-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
Yet, two women arriving at No.2 Millers Court, 30...

Yet, two women arriving at No.2 Millers Court, 30 minutes apart is too much of a coincidence to believe????
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-15-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Wickerman
This is a controversial opinion on the offer of a...

This is a controversial opinion on the offer of a pardon by Matthews, published in a column devoted to the Whitechapel Murders.

From, The Taunton-Courier and Western Advertiser, 28th Nov....
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-15-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Wickerman
I thought I would look to see if any newspapers...

I thought I would look to see if any newspapers commented on that quotation of Mr Matthews.

The Sheffield Evening Telegraph, of 24th Nov. wrote:

https://i.imgur.com/Jw99N9T.jpg
Forum: Witnesses 06-15-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
Yes, myosin fibers. I've also seen is suggested...

Yes, myosin fibers.
I've also seen is suggested that the cramp we get periodically, which is due in part to a buildup of lactic acid, also is a contributing factor in Rigor Mortis.
There are...
Forum: Witnesses 06-14-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
Do you have a link for that article? I tend to...

Do you have a link for that article?
I tend to collect pdf's concerning Time of Death, and causes.
There is a good one that describes what 19th century doctors used to help determine ToD - Algor...
Forum: Witnesses 06-12-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
The error might not be the name of the market....

The error might not be the name of the market. Dan may have worked at both markets Billingsgate & Spitalfields.
Dan Barnett was a Fish Porter by trade, but he might have sold oranges at the...
Forum: Witnesses 06-12-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
Checking the accounts attributed to M. Lewis in...

Checking the accounts attributed to M. Lewis in the press, it seems we have differing statements.

This is the first from the Times, 10 Nov.:
"A tailor named Lewis says he saw Kelly come out about 8...
Forum: Witnesses 06-12-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,355
Posted By Wickerman
But Maxwell was not alone in her claim.

But Maxwell was not alone in her claim.
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
This tangential exchange does not involve Maurice...

This tangential exchange does not involve Maurice Lewis, the point of the thread. I thought that might concern you.
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
Oh, I see. Ok, then why isn't Catherine Lane...

Oh, I see.

Ok, then why isn't Catherine Lane under suspicion?
She last saw Stride about 7-8:00 Saturday evening in the lodging house at Flower & Dean St. Just 5-6 hours before Stride was found...
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
Yes Simon "a son", and "a...

Yes Simon "a son", and "a mother".
It was the Star who assigned a son to her.

Three of them sharing a room, not what we have become familiar with for the murdered woman.
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
Have you given up policing the thread...

Have you given up policing the thread content?



Again, how many witnesses came forward 6-7 hours before the time Nichols, Chapman, Stride or Eddowes were reported to have been murdered?
Why is it...
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
Doesn't that same article identify this Mary Jane...

Doesn't that same article identify this Mary Jane Kelly as living in a little room with her son, eight years old?

True?
The deceased having a son was circumstantial gossip at the time. More likely...
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
Didn't you forget to mention that the measurable...

Didn't you forget to mention that the measurable amount of rain was "n/a".
So little it was not measurable.
Thats what we used to call drizzle, not "raining hard".
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
The Times article you quote does not reference...

The Times article you quote does not reference "at the time of his examination" as you suggest. It says from the time he arrived.

"....the opinion of Dr. George Bagster Phillips, the divisional...
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By Wickerman
Hi Richard. Well, Rigor mortis doesn't factor...

Hi Richard.

Well, Rigor mortis doesn't factor in, and Phillips didn't mention that. Due to her being cut up the body will cool rapidly & algor mortis plus livor mortis are of no use either. Phillips...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.