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Old 01-13-2018, 04:11 PM
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On my last walk around the area I'm sure I spotted a Gents hairdressers called 'Jack The Clippers' mmmmmm
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On my last walk around the area I'm sure I spotted a Gents hairdressers called 'Jack The Clippers' mmmmmm
Yep! A few doors up from the Wellington, at 6 Toynbee Street.
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That's interesting so it does have a sort of a Ripper connection after all.
Indeed. McCarthy's speech is reported here;

http://www.casebook.org/victorian_lo...in-london.html
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On my last walk around the area I'm sure I spotted a Gents hairdressers called 'Jack The Clippers' mmmmmm
Some would say that is exploiting the murders (and thus the victims too), although others might insist that the name is just a witty observation on local history....
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Some would say that is exploiting the murders (and thus the victims too), although others might insist that the name is just a witty observation on local history....
Indeed however apart from the odd thing in the London Dungeon, a figure at the old Wax works there is not much 'exploitation' of Jack and his poor victims. Some might say more might have been expected.

However there are a fair few 'walks' that are full every night so I guess the walk hosts have made the most from it all..
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Are we forgetting the very controversial JTR 'museum' in Cable Street?

There is a potential connection to The Blind Beggar. A character named Stephen Maywood, who almost certainly knew MJK, claimed to have had a bag of gold coins stolen from his cart outside the pub.
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Frying Pan public house where Polly Ann Nichols drank before her murder
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Indeed however apart from the odd thing in the London Dungeon, a figure at the old Wax works there is not much 'exploitation' of Jack and his poor victims. Some might say more might have been expected.

However there are a fair few 'walks' that are full every night so I guess the walk hosts have made the most from it all..
While I am a supporter of the Ripper walks when they are well done by a good historian, the argument could be made that, nonetheless, such walks glorify Jack the Ripper and his bloody deeds.
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Are we forgetting the very controversial JTR 'museum' in Cable Street?

There is a potential connection to The Blind Beggar. A character named Stephen Maywood, who almost certainly knew MJK, claimed to have had a bag of gold coins stolen from his cart outside the pub.


The Blind Beggar in a magic lantern slide.
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Are we forgetting the very controversial JTR 'museum' in Cable Street?

There is a potential connection to The Blind Beggar. A character named Stephen Maywood, who almost certainly knew MJK, claimed to have had a bag of gold coins stolen from his cart outside the pub.
That's cool, will have a pint there for Maywood and his gold coins next time I'm in town


Have never been to the "musuem" mind as I've heard it's dreadful?

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