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Forum: General Letters or Communications 11-03-2017, 12:53 PM
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Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Maria Coroner

Hello everyone!

Can someone point me in the right direction, if any research was made about hoaxer Maria Coroner?

More precisely, where was she born in Canada, and what happened to her after being...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-03-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,213
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
The first time I read about Jack was in a...

The first time I read about Jack was in a "mystery book" from Reader's Digest.
They claimed his body was found in the Thames, and was killed by vengeful prostitutes.
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Thanks a bunch for the research!

Thanks a bunch for the research!
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2017, 05:22 PM
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Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Sorry this is a bit unrelated, but the thing...

Sorry this is a bit unrelated, but the thing about her story, if Barnett was right: how can a married 16 year old Catholic girl can manage not getting pregnant for two years?
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Jacob Schikaneder - Murder in the house (1890)

I can't help thinking this painting was influenced by the Ripper murders. Looking at it, it's as if Elizabeth Stride was killed in Miller's Court.

On the wiki page, it says the artist, after losing...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-03-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,849
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
It's more complicated than that. For several...

It's more complicated than that. For several months, he threatened to commit suicide and she tried to convince him not. I guess there was a breaking point where she turned sociopath.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-23-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,540
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Except for the Whitehall Mystery, all the victims...

Except for the Whitehall Mystery, all the victims of unsolved murders between november 1887 and november 1888 lived under 500 meters from Christchurch Spitalfields at the moment of their deaths. Jack...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 06-20-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,350
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
I should have been more accurate in my...

I should have been more accurate in my questioning.

What interest me is the possibility that Philips did talk to MacDonald before, and they came to an agreement.
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 06-18-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,350
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Wikipedia

This part of Wikipedia on GBP (MJK inquest) caught my attention:
"Consequently, the coroner had not complied with the legal requisite that the length, breadth and depths of all wounds to the deceased...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2017, 12:48 PM
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Views: 4,315
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
In Letters From Hell, they also mention a young...

In Letters From Hell, they also mention a young man from Glasgow. He is not named and got a slap on the wrist.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 05-08-2017, 06:40 PM
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Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Yes. This.

Yes. This.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2017, 07:38 AM
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Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Back to Whitechapel (Michel Poeti) is interesting...

Back to Whitechapel (Michel Poeti) is interesting on a fictional level. It was published in French and later translated in English.
It's the story of Mary Jane Kelly's daughter, now a WWII nurse in...
Forum: Witnesses 05-01-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 140
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Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
From what I read "cleaning among the...

From what I read "cleaning among the Jews" meant doing chores for Jewish families who observed the sabbath. So it would give some work, but only once a week, in places like the Rothschild housing...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2017, 06:57 PM
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Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
He was lieutenant governor of Manitoba and a...

He was lieutenant governor of Manitoba and a strong advocate in favor of the confederation.

He was involved in the defense of the country during the Fenian attacks.
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,769
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Oh no, don't worry about that. I just wanted to...

Oh no, don't worry about that. I just wanted to share. I did put it in unrelated crimes, while there is a tiny possibility that Whitechapel murders are linked to this.
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 04-26-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 68
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Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Way late on this, sorry. But this loft was a...

Way late on this, sorry.

But this loft was a business that moved out of the neighborhood years ago. It was probably locked by the owners, not wanting people squatting there. Maybe another exit was...
Forum: General Discussion 04-26-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,769
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
I made a thread a while back. There is...

I made a thread a while back. There is interesting stuff in there if you're interested.

http://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=8689
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,874
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Yep. Found...

Yep.

Found this.

http://www.araltas.com/info/article05.html

an estoile on a coat of arms mean nobility. That's what I got so far.
There are some specificities if Scottish or Irish.
Forum: Witnesses 04-24-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,937
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
EXCELLENT!!!! Thanks!

EXCELLENT!!!!
Thanks!
Forum: Witnesses 04-24-2017, 08:53 AM
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Views: 1,937
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
A question regarding Elizabeth Tanner

She was deputy at the lodging house on 32 Flower and Dean.
Do we know who owned that lodging house?


Thanks.
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-22-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 97,840
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Got the book

Hello Tom, got the book, halfway through it.

I really like your hypothesis how Elizabeth Stride got blood on her right hand.

This said, I have two things to say so far:

1- If Stride had indeed...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,428
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
From what I understand, the JTR territory was...

From what I understand, the JTR territory was filled with slaughterhouses, and people working leather, so knives were, I guess, pretty common. Plus the docks full of sailors, who carry blades as a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,340
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Yes! I think Tom mentioned something about it in...

Yes! I think Tom mentioned something about it in his Bank Holiday Murder book. Thanks. I will look at it again.
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,340
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
Yeah. Maybe. I wonder how they found him,...

Yeah. Maybe.
I wonder how they found him, then.

Anyway, thanks Robert.
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,340
Posted By SirJohnFalstaff
thank you. that's what I'm looking for. My only...

thank you. that's what I'm looking for. My only bug is the fact that I find no trace of Cooney here (link)

http://pubshistory.com/LondonPubs/MileEnd/SugarLoaf.shtml
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