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Forum: Scene of the Crimes Yesterday, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Richard. I tend to agree with you about the...

Richard.

I tend to agree with you about the apparent mirror-image concerning the placement of those rear windows.

The windows in the different colours here indicate the mirro image of the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By Wickerman
Hi Jerry. Please look at the next post on that...

Hi Jerry.

Please look at the next post on that same page, post 53.
http://forum.casebook.org/showpost.php?p=441109&postcount=53

The first lines in the left column advise the reader:
"1. 1 1/2. 2. 2...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-23-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By Wickerman
Hi Jerry. The Goad Plans were drawn up by an...

Hi Jerry.

The Goad Plans were drawn up by an American company, so used American terms.

The Marshall case identified the upstairs room above room 13 as on the first floor, which is correct. Room 13...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-22-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By Wickerman
There is a thread, Praters Stairs, where we...

There is a thread, Praters Stairs, where we discussed the Kate Marshall case, and the details it provided.
http://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=9308&highlight=kate+mitchell
Compromises had to...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-22-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Wickerman
I agree with your point Richard, you have that...

I agree with your point Richard, you have that archway in your model right inline with the doorpost. As is depicted here in the pic. below.

https://i.imgur.com/J3kpJLQ.jpg

So if room 13 was added...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-21-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
Dave. The most expedient and cost effective way...

Dave.

The most expedient and cost effective way to bring the stairs up through the floor above is to place the stairs so they enter the next level between the main joists.
The main joists at No.26 &...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-20-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
Hi Joshua. If I recall....both Mrs Roberts &...

Hi Joshua.
If I recall....both Mrs Roberts & Kate Marshall fell at the top of the stairs.
Didn't Mrs Roberts fall against her husband, while it was Kate Marshall who fell on the landing?
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-20-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By Wickerman
Hi Jerry. In the 3D model above, we included the...

Hi Jerry.

In the 3D model above, we included the details from the Kate Marshall case.
However, if you are commenting on the Ground/First floor issue, I'm not sure the point you are making.
Roberts...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-20-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By Wickerman
Dave. This 3D model was the last version from...

Dave.

This 3D model was the last version from Richard that I know of.
Richard, myself, and a number of other members provided input. I think it is pretty close to...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-19-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
I understand that Simon, but the Key uses...

I understand that Simon, but the Key uses "stories" (American) for "storeys" (British), and "colors" (American), for "colours" (British).

I agree to what we would 'expect', but we do not always have...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-19-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 58
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Posted By Wickerman
Richard. I drew a yellow line across what seems...

Richard.

I drew a yellow line across what seems to me to be a fence. Vertical boards can be seen below this line, but not above. The fence has a brace at mid height, and angled supports can be seen...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-19-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
I'm not sure if this will come out large enough,...

I'm not sure if this will come out large enough, but on the right side under FLOORS, the first line reads:
"1. 2. 3. 3 1/2 &c. on buildings are number of stories above ground
(3 1/2 = 3 floors &...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-19-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
Simon, you need to take this to a draftsman. You...

Simon, you need to take this to a draftsman. You are completely mistaken.

There are several Keys to the notations used, today we would call it a Legend or Table.
Here the "1st" as a notation is...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-19-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
As this map is dated 1890, all we can say is that...

As this map is dated 1890, all we can say is that the passage door existed in 1890, whether it was original at point of construction, or added sometime prior to 1890 is not possible to say from this...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-19-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
Here's another example of "1st",...

Here's another example of "1st", meaning the access applies to the 1st floor (Ground) only.

https://i.imgur.com/mbmmxdX.jpg

Blue circle = 1st
Red circle = 3rd.

The reason '1st' floor is used as...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-19-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
Take it to another draftsman, they will only tell...

Take it to another draftsman, they will only tell you what I am telling you.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-19-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
The door to upstairs within the passage is...

The door to upstairs within the passage is identified below in the large red circle - the notation only indicates "1st", which means the only level where access exists is at street level (1st =...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-18-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
Duh! The response by Kate C. lower down on this...

Duh!
The response by Kate C. lower down on this link says that No.44 was rebuilt in the 1890's., so it does seem to be later than the Goad...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-18-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
We can see that No.44, the house without an upper...

We can see that No.44, the house without an upper storey is constructed from very different brick. We might assume it is a later construction than Nos.42 & 40.
We cannot be sure No.44 is the house...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-18-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
The Goads Plan we have is dated 1890, so possibly...

The Goads Plan we have is dated 1890, so possibly a revision was made after 1888?
The '3' shown on No.26 does have the room for a '1/2' to have been there originally, but later erased?
On the other...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-18-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
This is correct, and is indicated as such in the...

This is correct, and is indicated as such in the Goads Plan. The west wall of Millers Court passage is shown as a dashed line, which means that wall, and the subsequent passage are beneath the 2nd...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-18-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
There are two contemporary press sketches of a...

There are two contemporary press sketches of a half-story across both 26 & 27 Dorset St.

https://i.imgur.com/VfPk5zf.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/bLwlGNx.jpg
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-15-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
Hi Richard. No, that is not what I tried to...

Hi Richard.
No, that is not what I tried to describe.

The last 3D model I saw from you was the one you created following our long exchange a couple of years ago. You may have updated it since, so...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-14-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
Hi GUT I suspect the front room of No.26,...

Hi GUT
I suspect the front room of No.26, referred to as a 'shed' in some reports, was a shop at one time.
The passage door (Praters?), would have been the common entry for the residents/tenants, to...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 02-14-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,986
Posted By Wickerman
I posted some years ago that the smaller rear...

I posted some years ago that the smaller rear window of room 13 may have been the original backdoor, later bricked up as a window.
This back door led to a passage which took you to the stairwell in...
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