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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Jack's early inspiration?

Intereting article.

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/amp.thekitchn.com/babys-first-butcher-shop-a-short-history-of-toy-food-175438

There's also mention of toy sweet shops selling tiny cachous
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:50 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
A plethora of biographies and obituaries confirm...

A plethora of biographies and obituaries confirm that Woolf Wess was indeed William West. I still can't find a name for the brother though.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
The Daily News has the member who left with Wess...

The Daily News has the member who left with Wess and his brother as "Lewis Selzi".

Was William West actually Wolf Wess, as the witness page says, or was this his brother?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 04:14 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
It seems very likely that the Star interview...

It seems very likely that the Star interview published on the evening of 1st Oct was conducted after the doctors had performed their autopsy at around 14:30 on 30th Sept.

However, my quote was from...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 02:59 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Dr Brown again " I should think the whole...

Dr Brown again " I should think the whole thing could have been done in five minutes."
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 02:51 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
That's right, Christer, brought up at the...

That's right, Christer, brought up at the inquest. This is from the Daily News 5th Oct;
"Dr. Brown added that for the purpose of practically testing the time required for what had been done to this...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I found this letter to Wolf Wess from...

I found this letter to Wolf Wess from...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 01:59 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Just a thought, but might Tait perhaps have been...

Just a thought, but might Tait perhaps have been the expert Dr Brown engaged to see how long it would take to remove a uterus?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-18-2017, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
If he'd read Hebbert's words on the torsos, the...

If he'd read Hebbert's words on the torsos, the following line may have led to his misunderstanding;

"The joints in each case, with the exception of the left knee, were exactly opened, and the limbs...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-18-2017, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Where did you get these details from, Fish? I'm...

Where did you get these details from, Fish? I'm pretty sure both Jackson's hands were still attached to her arms, according to ASoLM. Likewise, the legs were both separated at the knee - are you...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
It's always best to underestimate a ladies...

It's always best to underestimate a ladies weight....even when she's legless.
Forum: Witnesses 10-17-2017, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Cracking, thanks Debs!

Cracking, thanks Debs!
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
67lb according to the autopsy. Which is 4 3/4...

67lb according to the autopsy. Which is 4 3/4 stone, or 30kg
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 05:54 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
And on the (tangential) subject of...

And on the (tangential) subject of contractors...

In the Penny Illustrated Paper of Sept 14th '89, there is a sketch of the torso being found in the Pinchin Street railway arch. In the yard beyond,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 05:01 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Here's the suggestion about boatmen I was...

Here's the suggestion about boatmen I was thinking of, from the Star 29th June '89;

"On being asked by “Ginger Nell” where she had been she replied “Sleeping on the seats on the Chelsea Embankment.”...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 04:51 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks, that is indeed an interesting thread....

Thanks, that is indeed an interesting thread. Nice one Jerry!
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 04:07 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Cheers Steve, do you have a link to Jerry's...

Cheers Steve, do you have a link to Jerry's thread? Is it the one concerning Moore, who found the Pimlico arm?
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-17-2017, 04:02 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
The link, after the extract you posted, goes on...

The link, after the extract you posted, goes on to say;

"t must be distinctly understood however that the poor applicant is not kept waiting for relief, but is lodged and fed, whilst the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-17-2017, 03:21 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Rather than just the physical link, it's more...

Rather than just the physical link, it's more probable that the dump sites are linked by the person (or persons) using them.
If I recall, there were mentions during the coverage of Lizzie Jackson's...
Forum: Witnesses 10-17-2017, 02:51 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Packer and the Pinchin Street torso

Found this report in the Middlesborough Daily Gazette 14th Sept 1889, shortly after the Pinchin Street torso was discovered. It seems Matthew Packer was attacked, but after which murder - Alice...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-16-2017, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Equally they could have entered the canal from...

Equally they could have entered the canal from the river. Though only theoretically, I'd have thought - there's not much of a current in a canal. And it still took several months to find...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-16-2017, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Talking of names, has anyone investigated a...

Talking of names, has anyone investigated a possible connection between Frederick Moore, finder of the Pimlico arm, and Jim Moore, witness to the finding of the Lambeth arm?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-16-2017, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Well, that explains how he made the arm...

Well, that explains how he made the arm mysteriously appear in the vault!
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-16-2017, 04:23 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Why would he write that he'd "tried to gain...

Why would he write that he'd "tried to gain access" unless he'd not been admitted?
Surely if he actually had been admitted he would have said as much.
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I thought that, but there's a dot over the...

I thought that, but there's a dot over the "i" (or the "y") so could it be Shipton?
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