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Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-13-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,470
Posted By C. F. Leon
Assuming that George Hutchinson is an honest...

Assuming that George Hutchinson is an honest witness, I wonder about the exchange between MJK & "Astrakan Man"- in particular the whole bit about the lost handkerchief. Maybe it was a British LVT...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-10-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 26,067
Posted By C. F. Leon
Maybe Morris was listening to Metallica on his...

Maybe Morris was listening to Metallica on his Walkman? :) Seriously, shouldn't he also have heard Lawende's group? And he doesn't mention THEM. He may have noticed the cop because he was expecting...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-09-2018, 05:52 PM
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Posted By C. F. Leon
Have you ever found it, Prosector? - CFL

Have you ever found it, Prosector?

- CFL
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-09-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,969
Posted By C. F. Leon
There seems to be confusion about the ground...

There seems to be confusion about the ground floor rear room: Begg (Facts, pgs 74-75) has it being the location of Mrs Richardson's packing-case shop & Prayer meetings, with the front room serving as...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-08-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,545
Posted By C. F. Leon
Roy, did you ever find out what book the pics...

Roy, did you ever find out what book the pics were from?

- CFL
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-08-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,430
Posted By C. F. Leon
I'm surprised that no one ever has mentioned that...

I'm surprised that no one ever has mentioned that this is basically the plot of the 1931 German Film M- directed by Fritz Lang, with Peter Lorre.

- CFL
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-03-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By C. F. Leon
Murder Sites #2- Mary Ann Nichols & Bucks Row

I had this one ready and extra time so I'll post it now:


Lambeth Workhouse (Princess Road):
- Mrs Fielder, matron
- Mary Ann Monk- identified body, 7:30PM
- Mrs Scorer

Frying Pan Pub (Brick...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-03-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By C. F. Leon
Here's an updated version: Lodging House- 18...

Here's an updated version:


Lodging House- 18 George St., Spitalfields
- Emma Elizabeth Smith

Lodging House- 19 George St., Spitalfields (both of these lodging houses gone c 1890)
- John Sachell,...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-29-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,282
Posted By C. F. Leon
So did you ever get your article published,...

So did you ever get your article published, Lucky?

- CFL
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-29-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,191
Posted By C. F. Leon
So how did the project turn out, Lynn? - CFL

So how did the project turn out, Lynn?

- CFL
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-19-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 967
Posted By C. F. Leon
Thanks for the info, Joshua. I'm integrating it...

Thanks for the info, Joshua. I'm integrating it in and will post an updated version in the next few days.

- CFL
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 01-17-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,618
Posted By C. F. Leon
There's a good chance (although I don't think it...

There's a good chance (although I don't think it probable) that Pipeman was Stride's "date" and that she was waiting for him to relieve himself in the doorway (or if arranged in advance, perhaps he...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-05-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,587
Posted By C. F. Leon
Do we know how Winthrop Street lay on the beat?...

Do we know how Winthrop Street lay on the beat? Perhaps he was down that section as they went by. What was the actual physical distance between those two streets?

- CFL
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-05-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,597
Posted By C. F. Leon
Don't forget The Crystal Palace at Crystal Park...

Don't forget The Crystal Palace at Crystal Park with Waterhouse Hawkins' wonderful antediluvian sculptures!

- CFL
Forum: Pub Talk 01-05-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,444
Posted By C. F. Leon
I know, old thread, but reading this I had to...

I know, old thread, but reading this I had to ask-

When did the term "GREAT Britain" come into usage? Is the adjective in reference to the British Isles in general, or was there a "Lesser Britain"...
Forum: Non-Fiction 01-05-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By C. F. Leon
The Mystery of Jack the Ripper; Leonard Matters

I just borrowed a copy of The Mystery of Jack the Ripper by Leonard Matters and after checking the Book Reviews section, I came here to check for any comments. I found NOTHING here! Just page after...
Forum: Annie Chapman 01-05-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,986
Posted By C. F. Leon
Thanks for the info, Jenni, but I'm having a...

Thanks for the info, Jenni, but I'm having a problem & it seems like your math isn't working out. If the oldest son was George William, born 1844, and he was buried in 1854, he would have been 10,...
Forum: Annie Chapman 01-05-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,784
Posted By C. F. Leon
What do they call the current trend of wearing...

What do they call the current trend of wearing pajamas (including slippers) out in public? This has become very common in my part of town in the past few years.

- CFL
Forum: Other Mysteries 01-04-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,382
Posted By C. F. Leon
What about all the country music songs about the...

What about all the country music songs about the dead girlfriend/wife/kid? There also was a bunch of dead girlfriends songs in the early years of rock. (For instance, the one where the car stalls on...
Forum: Other Mysteries 01-04-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,060
Posted By C. F. Leon
The full version of most of Lon Chaney (Sr.)'s...

The full version of most of Lon Chaney (Sr.)'s films are missing- Hunchback, Phantom and both versions of The Unholy Three are among the few exceptions. (I'm actually hard-pressed to think of a fifth...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,612
Posted By C. F. Leon
Of course, MJK is #1 on most readers' lists. We...

Of course, MJK is #1 on most readers' lists. We likely DO have at least one photo of Inspector Abberline- he's probably somewhere in that group pose of H Division, we just don't know which one he is....
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-04-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,927
Posted By C. F. Leon
I wonder that myself. I really wish Chris Scott...

I wonder that myself. I really wish Chris Scott has responded to this post- he would have known better than perhaps anyone. There's probably some information in the various "Lost document" or census...
Forum: Annie Chapman 01-04-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,455
Posted By C. F. Leon
I think keys probably would have only been given...

I think keys probably would have only been given to heads to the households (and perhaps off-site employees, especially John Richardson). So keys for Mrs Richardson, Mrs Hardiman, Mr Walker, Mr....
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-04-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,065
Views: 2,603,998
Posted By C. F. Leon
Correct, Jonathan. So just WHAT is it? - CFL

Correct, Jonathan.

So just WHAT is it?

- CFL
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-03-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,594
Posted By C. F. Leon
I've read somewhere that the poor would snatch...

I've read somewhere that the poor would snatch lumps of coal from the train tracks where they would fall off of the over-laden lories. And yes, Jack (& the rest of the underclass) would have been...
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