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Forum: Witnesses Today, 02:43 AM
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Yes, that's what made me think he might have had...

Yes, that's what made me think he might have had an influence somehow, Trevor. Also he describes making sketches of the original position a body was found in and noting the position of surrounding...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Today, 01:00 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Thanks for the explanation, John. The names being...

Thanks for the explanation, John. The names being taken from the electoral registers makes sense when we find jurors have addresses in common.
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 11:56 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Jon, this is the chapter on Rigor from Tidy's...

Jon, this is the chapter on Rigor from Tidy's 1882 text book that I mentioned. It describes a chemical reaction involved in the onset of Rigor and references Kuhne's discovery of Myosin, but as I...
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 01:02 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Thanks, Jon. The knowledge about it being a...

Thanks, Jon.
The knowledge about it being a chemical process was out there then?

Kühne's ideas were picked up by the Lancet by 81 and also Charles Meymott Tidy, chemist, solicitor, author of a...
Forum: Witnesses 06-15-2018, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Debra A
C 1881, Kuhne suggested Rigor was caused by a...

C 1881, Kuhne suggested Rigor was caused by a chemical act involving myosin. I'm not sure if he had it exactly, but was he along the right lines?
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-12-2018, 06:25 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Jury members usually came from one or two streets...

Jury members usually came from one or two streets in the area the inquest was conducted.
There seems to be a fair few names from Shoreditch High Street there.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-09-2018, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Hi Jon, No, they were all Middlesex from 1888 and...

Hi Jon,
No, they were all Middlesex from 1888 and I saw them all courtesy of Dave O' Flaherty.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-09-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Debra A
Thanks Jon. I originally thought all the original...

Thanks Jon.
I originally thought all the original hand written versions of these forms had 18 lines (plus the two for Coroner and foreman you mention) in three rows of six, all with a crown printed...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-08-2018, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Debra A
You're such a joker, Gareth.

You're such a joker, Gareth.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-08-2018, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Debra A
I have no idea except that I thought normally...

I have no idea except that I thought normally there were 18 lines with crowns stamped at the end of the line and these were filled in by hand with the names of the jurors, not normally amounting to...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-08-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,103
Posted By Debra A
I wonder if they are meant to represent those...

I wonder if they are meant to represent those little crown stamps used in the hand written versions?
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-08-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Debra A
Trevor, the name also appears on MJK's death...

Trevor, the name also appears on MJK's death certificate. Kelly otherwise Davies.
I agree with everyone else, Joseph Barnett, who had lived with her until recently and for many months, identified MJK...
Forum: Rippercast 06-07-2018, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Debra A
On or off topic, I still seem to make people a...

On or off topic, I still seem to make people a bit cross! :sad3:
Forum: Rippercast 06-07-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,855
Posted By Debra A
There were Keylers living at 8 Diamond Court in...

There were Keylers living at 8 Diamond Court in 1871. This was a court leading off Great Pearl Street between numbers 22 and 24.
Forum: Rippercast 06-07-2018, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Debra A
But I was just addressing your comment from your...

But I was just addressing your comment from your earlier post where you wrote-
"We also know from the research of Chris Scott, and her own statement that Sarah Lewis lived in Great Pearl Street. "
I...
Forum: Rippercast 06-07-2018, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Debra A
There's some more little tidbits I'd like to...

There's some more little tidbits I'd like to mention but I don't want to get told off for being off topic.
Forum: Rippercast 06-07-2018, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Or 34 from what I can gather. Unless I've missed...

Or 34 from what I can gather. Unless I've missed it. I think there's a Sarah Lewis at another number altogether on Great Pearl Street in 1881 and mentioned before on Casebook by Sally and others.
The...
Forum: Rippercast 06-07-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,855
Posted By Debra A
I'm not sure that any researcher has ever linked...

I'm not sure that any researcher has ever linked a woman named Sarah Lewis to the actual address of 24 Great Pearl Street given by the witness Sarah Lewis in her police statements.
Forum: Rippercast 06-03-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,855
Posted By Debra A
I was looking at this the other week. I was...

I was looking at this the other week. I was studying the Catholic records for Commercial and Underwood Rd and discovered that Mrs Paumier the chestnut seller had half siblings named Kennedy. I...
Forum: Rippercast 06-03-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,855
Posted By Debra A
Hi Nick Not that it matters but I did a review of...

Hi Nick
Not that it matters but I did a review of Victorian female convict licence records on this question a few years back. In those records weight and height were given plus there were four...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-19-2018, 02:45 PM
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Views: 5,122
Posted By Debra A
Proof at last, Trevor?

Proof at last, Trevor?
Forum: Pub Talk 04-28-2018, 04:41 AM
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Posted By Debra A
I find that irritating too. That and the...

I find that irritating too. That and the widespread use of 'super' as the adverb of choice.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-27-2018, 06:32 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Hi Abby, The book that Dr Biggs recommended to...

Hi Abby,

The book that Dr Biggs recommended to Trevor was an academic forensic text book dealing exclusively with dismemberment cases and written by highly qualified people.
The book included a...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-26-2018, 11:12 AM
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Views: 320,427
Posted By Debra A
Obviously he's chairman of the sausage factory...

Obviously he's chairman of the sausage factory reject policy board, my precious.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-26-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 320,427
Posted By Debra A
I don't agree. Personally I find discussion of...

I don't agree. Personally I find discussion of Elizabeth Jackson's case in whatever context is a good thing.
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