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Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Today, 02:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By Joshua Rogan
The 1928 pic of the front of 26 clearly shows 3...

The 1928 pic of the front of 26 clearly shows 3 regular floors, but sadly doesn't show the roof.

http://photos.casebook.org/displayimage.php?pid=81&fullsize=1

Earlier sketches of the rear only...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Good question Richard! The key isn't very much...

Good question Richard! The key isn't very much help;

http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/onlineex/firemaps/england/northwest/largeimage154923.html

I've always assumed that the 1/2 floor meant an attic...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi SC. I thought you'd been unable to locate a...

Hi SC. I thought you'd been unable to locate a Bath Row in Bethnal Green (there are some in other parts of London)?
If Bath Row = Bath Place then, according to this 1877 parish...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-09-2018, 12:40 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Keith, This may be a silly question, but...

Hi Keith,
This may be a silly question, but wouldn't floor-board protectors be used to protect floorboards that were in place, e.g. whilst moving heavy items across them, rather than ones that had...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-08-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,403
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Found this handy site for London streets that...

Found this handy site for London streets that have had their names changed, which might be useful. Not in this instance,...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 02-08-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,403
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hey SC, Bath Street runs off Brady Street,...

Hey SC,
Bath Street runs off Brady Street, opposite the east end of Buck's Row. Well, one does, there may be others. There's also a Bath Place off it, perhaps this is the Bath Passage mentioned, it...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-07-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,311
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm not sure you can have it both ways, Jon. Are...

I'm not sure you can have it both ways, Jon. Are you saying that the thin sliver of ear removed when Jack's knife clipped Eddowes' ear was deliberate, and would have been sent to the police along...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-07-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,311
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, I think so. Although there appears to be a...

Yes, I think so. Although there appears to be a (2) and (3) pencilled in the top right corners - presumably the envelope was (1), although it's not visible as far as I can see.
The post script line,...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-07-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,311
Posted By Joshua Rogan
To me it looks more like the edge of her ear was...

To me it looks more like the edge of her ear was accidentally shaved off, perhaps when the knife-point slipped down her cheek while attempting to saw her nose off.
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-07-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4,257
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi John, As far as I can work out, the moon...

Hi John,
As far as I can work out, the moon would have been just over a third of full (waning crescent) and low in the Eastern sky at the time of the Double Event, ie directly behind the building...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-07-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,311
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Robert, Letters from Hell has pictures of the...

Hi Robert,
Letters from Hell has pictures of the Dear Boss letter and envelope. I can't see any punched holes (was your version created from the police facsimile perhaps?), but the fold lines are...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-07-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,311
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I was just pondering this point myself... As far...

I was just pondering this point myself...
As far as I can tell, there's no corroboration of the two letters' existence outside the Central News before the 1st Oct. Yes, the Dear Boss envelope wad...
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-07-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,311
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Well, it was addressed; The Boss ____Central ...

Well, it was addressed;

The Boss
____Central News
__________Office
____London City
Forum: Letters and Communications 02-07-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,311
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Doesn't this just mean that it was directed to...

Doesn't this just mean that it was directed to the office of the Central News (i.e. where their business was carried out) rather than misnaming the company?

The official notepaper with which the...
Forum: Pub Talk 01-30-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,814
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I liked it, but it was a bit....corny

I liked it, but it was a bit....corny
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 01-30-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Richard, There is at least one press report...

Hi Richard,
There is at least one press report that says one arm was indeed partially severed - Daily News 10th Nov;

"Some of the internal parts of the body had been taken away, while, in addition,...
Forum: General Police Discussion 01-23-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Seems like a reasonable conclusion. The...

Seems like a reasonable conclusion. The transcription of Spratling's report 31st August in the Ultimate JTR Companion certainly says P.S.10.Kirby
Forum: Pub Talk 01-20-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,814
Posted By Joshua Rogan
The moon landings.

The moon landings.
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 01-20-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,848
Posted By Joshua Rogan
If you were thinking Cowboys and Indians, I...

If you were thinking Cowboys and Indians, I agree.
Forum: Audio -- Visual 01-19-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Space Ripper

I caught an episode of the old sci-fi series Babylon 5 today, and was pleasantly surprised to find that it featured Jack, who is apparently still alive in 2259, although not up to his old tricks.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 01-15-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 20,970
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Jerry I don't think Hutch gave his...

Hi Jerry
I don't think Hutch gave his description until the evening of the 12th, did he?
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-13-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,809
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Wow! Does that really say that Louis D (if he was...

Wow! Does that really say that Louis D (if he was caretaker in 1887) had 5 kids living at the club?
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-13-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,428
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Indeed. McCarthy's speech is reported...

Indeed. McCarthy's speech is reported here;

http://www.casebook.org/victorian_london/the-worst-street-in-london.html
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-13-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,428
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yep! A few doors up from the Wellington, at 6...

Yep! A few doors up from the Wellington, at 6 Toynbee Street.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 01-13-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,275
Posted By Joshua Rogan
A quick google of Victorian men's button boots...

A quick google of Victorian men's button boots suggest that a large proportion had integral gaiters. So perhaps Hutchinson was describing a single item (or pair of)?

Incidentally, Chelsea boots date...
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