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Forum: Doctors and Coroners 05-19-2018, 02:45 PM
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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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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
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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.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-26-2018, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Debra A
It is vague as an evaluation of the size but it...

It is vague as an evaluation of the size but it is a word that was used by Hebbert in his observations, whereas 'strip' never was.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-26-2018, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Debra A
I think the clothing of the poorer classes would...

I think the clothing of the poorer classes would often be quite individual and recognisable, Many made, re-purposed or simply wore very old clothing and had no more than the clothes they stood up in...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-26-2018, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Sorry. Our posts crossed, Fisherman.

Sorry. Our posts crossed, Fisherman.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-26-2018, 09:17 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Steve, Hebbert himself, in the opening paragraph...

Steve,
Hebbert himself, in the opening paragraph of his essay, writes this:
The parts found were: (1) two large flaps of skin, the uterus, and placenta;..

It's in paragraph eight of the same essay,...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-25-2018, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Elizabeth was known to have worn a brass ring....

Elizabeth was known to have worn a brass ring. Fellow unfortunates at a Turk's Row lodging house spoke of it. Elizabeth and Faircloth were passing themselves off as man and wife whilst in Ipswich a...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-25-2018, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Yes there is. I have always read it that a mid...

Yes there is.
I have always read it that a mid line incision through skin and tissue was made and the sternum was opened up down the centre. The trunk was divided in two through the vertebra at...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-25-2018, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Debra A
There was pubic hair on the Mons Veneris in the...

There was pubic hair on the Mons Veneris in the first parcel found at Horsleydown, which also contained the uterus.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-25-2018, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Debra A
message deleted as it's a repeat of what has been...

message deleted as it's a repeat of what has been discussed by many others.
Forum: Witnesses 04-25-2018, 01:47 AM
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Posted By Debra A
That's true, Pat. His army discharge or pension...

That's true, Pat. His army discharge or pension papers don't seem to have survived which would have recorded if he had been discharged on account of going blind, along with listing all the medical...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-25-2018, 01:33 AM
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Posted By Debra A
I believe the flaps started just above...

I believe the flaps started just above Elizabeth's navel, the top of her 'bump' and continued down towards the external genitals. We do not know the width of the two flaps. I don't see how the...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-25-2018, 01:22 AM
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Posted By Debra A
The damage to the buttock seems to have been...

The damage to the buttock seems to have been caused by continuing the abdominal 'flap' cutting down through the genitals and not knowing quite where or how to end that cut.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-25-2018, 01:18 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Trevor, Dr Biggs seems to be answering the...

Trevor, Dr Biggs seems to be answering the questions from the point of view of what expertise was demonstrated by removing flaps of flesh. He says that it shows no medical skill or knowledge, which...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-24-2018, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Debra A
Hi Robert. Jerry linked to a diagram he did on...

Hi Robert.
Jerry linked to a diagram he did on top of a diagram I made of the point of division of the skeleton. A few posts down from that I mention that the horizontal cuts to Elizabeth's abdomen...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-24-2018, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Debra A
I made my reply to Trevor last night via email as...

I made my reply to Trevor last night via email as he sent me Dr Biggs reply the same way before he posted it to the boards.

I pointed out exactly the same things that Fisherman just has; that Dr...
Forum: Witnesses 04-24-2018, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Colin, he was ex army, discharged in 1887, so...

Colin, he was ex army, discharged in 1887, so probably went blind some time after that.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-24-2018, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Thanks, Trevor. I will try and get back later to...

Thanks, Trevor. I will try and get back later to read the answer.
Forum: Rippercast 04-17-2018, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Debra A
I think that it would be ridiculous to credit...

I think that it would be ridiculous to credit individual newspaper and census entries posted to the boards. There is no way of knowing who found something first when anyone can access the material....
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-17-2018, 06:07 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Hi Abby Including Hebbert who is probably one of...

Hi Abby
Including Hebbert who is probably one of the only people actually involved to have made a direct comparison:

"During the years 1887-1889, a series of murders was committed in London, by...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-16-2018, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Just a quick one to say that what Hebbert...

Just a quick one to say that what Hebbert actually mentioned in regard to doctors was that doctors weren't continually cutting through joints to remove limbs (they used other methods for limb...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 04-16-2018, 05:06 AM
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Posted By Debra A
Thanks Trevor I appreciate what Dr Biggs has to...

Thanks Trevor
I appreciate what Dr Biggs has to say but I would also remind you of what G N Rutty wrote:


"Anatomical Sites of Dismemberment

From the authors' experience, it is unusual for the...
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