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Forum: General Discussion 09-27-2017, 12:34 AM
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Posted By miss marple
Any book by Historian Sarah Wise, eg 'The...

Any book by Historian Sarah Wise, eg 'The Blackest Streets' about The Old Nichol and 'Inconveniant People' about 19th century lunacy laws. Judith Flanders books are a good easy read , she has done...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 38
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Posted By miss marple
I have just spent ages writing up this thread and...

I have just spent ages writing up this thread and as I sent it I was logged off and my post vanished into the ether. Why does this happen? Is there no way of saving replies. I have wasted so much...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 09-05-2017, 06:22 AM
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Posted By miss marple
Hi Callmebill, I would recommend you read Tom...

Hi Callmebill,
I would recommend you read Tom Wescott's Bank Holiday Murders.There is a very different interpretation of the evidence of Pearly Poll. Its possible she lied, as no one saw her and...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-01-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 68
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Posted By miss marple
The Ripper's crimes seem to indicate a hatred and...

The Ripper's crimes seem to indicate a hatred and contempt for women, particularly prostitutes that appears to be visceral. I think it has something to do with his relationship with his mother. I...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-31-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 68
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Posted By miss marple
According to Tom Wescott in Ripper Confidential,...

According to Tom Wescott in Ripper Confidential, Polly was a bit of a brawler [ [perhaps that's how she kept her figure!] She was found 'wandering abroad' and sleeping in Tralfagar Sq in Oct 1887....
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2017, 05:57 AM
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Posted By miss marple
I have neglected this thread due to other...

I have neglected this thread due to other projects but it is time to get back it, I have discovered the horrible fate of Elizabeth, the daughter of Mary Ann Chandler Davies, the brothal keeper of...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-31-2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 68
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Posted By miss marple
This is completely subjective, you would not know...

This is completely subjective, you would not know the ages of these women, if you saw them in the street neither would the ripper. All you would see is a figure and a face in shadow. The attacks...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-31-2017, 02:27 AM
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Posted By miss marple
Its nonsensical to say the killer targetted'...

Its nonsensical to say the killer targetted' middle age women'. I would have thought age was the last thing on his mind. Even today its very hard to tell how old a woman is. I have met women...
Forum: Non-Fiction 08-13-2017, 01:58 AM
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Posted By miss marple
I ordered it from Amazon a couple of months ago...

I ordered it from Amazon a couple of months ago and they lost it, so reimbused me. Just got my new copy, started reading it this weekend. Gripping and logical, as interesting as the Bank Holiday...
Forum: Witnesses 08-07-2017, 06:34 AM
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Posted By miss marple
That is not the same Henry Maxwell. I did some...

That is not the same Henry Maxwell. I did some routing around the census on the Dorset st one a while back.

This Maxwell a 23 yearold sailor probably came from Mansion House St,a small street where...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-03-2017, 10:15 AM
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Posted By miss marple
Apart from the absurdity of the comparison, you...

Apart from the absurdity of the comparison, you might as well compare an airline pilot with the driver of a tram. I cannot see the relevance of any person involved in transportation, with Whitechapel...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-03-2017, 01:33 AM
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Posted By miss marple
The carman 's job was to look after the horses...

The carman 's job was to look after the horses and drive to collect or deliver goods. They did not load the van, that was not their job, they had to wait around for the goods. Then at delivery point...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-24-2017, 08:13 AM
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Posted By miss marple
See the brilliant Bridget Christie on youtube...

See the brilliant Bridget Christie on youtube 'Pens for Her . Similar thing. Bic introduced pinkpens for ladies because us poor ladies are oppressed by having to use nasty dark coloured pens, too...
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 07-24-2017, 07:29 AM
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Posted By miss marple
There is no evidence for the Royal Conspiracy, it...

There is no evidence for the Royal Conspiracy, it is made up of lies, gossip and fake history. It collapses like a house of cards when examined properly.
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 07-23-2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,360
Posted By miss marple
A royal 'connection' is as loose as working in...

A royal 'connection' is as loose as working in the kitchens of a royal house.
Not all' royal' connections go anywhere near royalty. Just saying.

Miss Marple
Forum: "The Royal Conspiracy" 07-23-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,360
Posted By miss marple
I agree with Simon Wood. I knew a very close...

I agree with Simon Wood.
I knew a very close friend of Stephen Knight's who knew him for many years and Stephen did not believe in his own theory.
The more one examines the theory, it fall apart...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By miss marple
My article about Marie Lloyd and the Cooneys is...

My article about Marie Lloyd and the Cooneys is appearing in August's Whitechapel Journal.
'Which is nice'

Miss Marple
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 07-19-2017, 01:48 AM
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Posted By miss marple
The Victorians loved exhibitions of the weird,...

The Victorians loved exhibitions of the weird, horrific and topical and although ripper tours started later, there was a contemporary attempt to cash in on the Whitechapel murders before the murder...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 07-09-2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 31,812
Posted By miss marple
Mary was of Irish Heritage and probably had red...

Mary was of Irish Heritage and probably had red hair. Her hair was probably an advantage when she started whoring.
I used to Henna my hair, It is a long and labourious process, the cost of Henna...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,482
Posted By miss marple
Welcome Merry Old Mary I think more important...

Welcome Merry Old Mary

I think more important than worrying about gas lamps [ Don't get bogged down in detail] is to understand the very rigid and stratified class system in the 19th century. From...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-15-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,932
Posted By miss marple
Elamarna. I think the quality of footwear makes a...

Elamarna.
I think the quality of footwear makes a difference! I find Central London very stressful and I have done markets in Covent Garden and Spitalfields. The constant flow of traffic and...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-15-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,932
Posted By miss marple
Spitalfields would have been pretty busy. The...

Spitalfields would have been pretty busy. The street markets for instance such as Petticoat Lane were busy. The pubs and music halls would have been full. There were certain times when Eastenders...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-15-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 84
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Posted By miss marple
15 /20 mins from Covent Garden to Spitalfields!...

15 /20 mins from Covent Garden to Spitalfields! Dont think so, double that. It may look a short distance on a map but it will take longer than that. I am a Londoner and have done alot of walking in...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-15-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,932
Posted By miss marple
I suspect Jack was local and annoymous, thats why...

I suspect Jack was local and annoymous, thats why he has never been found. Serial killers need a base, whether a house or an area. Before motorised transport, the idea that serial killers travelled...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 06-06-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 27,380
Posted By miss marple
Not for nothing is good for nothing. Miss...

Not for nothing is good for nothing.

Miss Marple
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