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Forum: Catherine Eddowes Yesterday, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, the Star 1st Oct account of the story has...

Yes, the Star 1st Oct account of the story has "Pipeman" rushing at Schwartz with a knife and "shouting out some sort of warning" to the man attacking Stride. Whereas in Swanson's report he has "the...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 10-13-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 69
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Times 1 Oct "In the afternoon a post-mortem...

Times 1 Oct

"In the afternoon a post-mortem examination of the body was made by Dr. Brown, assisted by Dr. Sequeira, Dr. Phillips, and Dr. M'Kellar (the chief surgeon of the Metropolitan Police)....
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 10-12-2018, 03:27 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Sedgewick Saunders was at Eddowes' autopsy, so...

Sedgewick Saunders was at Eddowes' autopsy, so isn't it likely the stomach and contents were examined by Brown in his presence, then passed directly to him at the time for later detailed analysis?
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 10-06-2018, 02:14 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
From the Eddowes inquest, Kate's daughter Annie's...

From the Eddowes inquest, Kate's daughter Annie's evidence;

"Did your mother ever apply to you for money? - Yes.
[Coroner] When did you last see her? - Two years and one month ago.
[Coroner] Where...
Forum: Catherine Eddowes 10-05-2018, 07:39 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Pc Smith from the Stride inquest (Times 6...

Pc Smith from the Stride inquest (Times 6 Oct);

When did it last rain before 1 o'clock? -To the best of my recollection, it rained very little after 11 o'clock.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-05-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 8,765
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, most probably where Kate was headed after...

Yes, most probably where Kate was headed after leaving the police station, if she wanted to earn a little money, and so likely where she met Jack.
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 10-05-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 152
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
As others have said, the policemen recognised the...

As others have said, the policemen recognised the body, but it was John Kelly who put a name to her;

Daily News 4 Oct
"The most important fact brought out yesterday in connection with the...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 10-05-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 152
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Daily Telegraph, 10 Nov; "Elizabeth Prater,...

Daily Telegraph, 10 Nov;

"Elizabeth Prater, the occupant of the first floor front room, was one of those who saw the body through the window"
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 10-04-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Echo 12 Nov "When I left the deceased I put...

Echo 12 Nov

"When I left the deceased I put my bonnet in her room, and said, "Well, Mary Jane, I won't see you any more this evening. I'll leave my bonnet in your room." The next thing I heard of...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-02-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 301
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Not to mention that Eddowes was killed outside a...

Not to mention that Eddowes was killed outside a picture framing business.... Obviously this is a sly little admission by the killer that he was framing the Jews.
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-27-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 39,358
Posted By Joshua Rogan
The neck of Stride's dress was undone by Dr...

The neck of Stride's dress was undone by Dr Blackwell's assistant, Edward Johnston;

"The dress was not undone, and I undid it to see if the chest was warm"
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-27-2018, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
That would make sense if the back yards of this...

That would make sense if the back yards of this part of Hanbury Street led anywhere. But as far as I know, there was nowhere to go from the neighbouring gardens except back onto the street. So not a...
Forum: Non-Fiction 09-17-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 390
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
According to Barnett's police statement; "I...

According to Barnett's police statement;

"I have lived with her....until last Tuesday week (30 ulto) when in consequence of not Earning sufficient money to give her and her resorting to...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks Ginger, this sounds like a fantastic...

Thanks Ginger, this sounds like a fantastic source for period info.

Unfortunately, according to the link, it doesn't seem to be available in the UK.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 09-14-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 80,588
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Not sure if it's elsewhere too, but the height of...

Not sure if it's elsewhere too, but the height of 5'7" was given in the Thanet Advertiser 17 Nov, possibly provided by Mrs Carthy?

"The unfortunate victim is described as being a woman about 25...
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 09-13-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Wasn't the concept of a two-day weekend still...

Wasn't the concept of a two-day weekend still some way in the future? Most people in 1888 had to work at least half of Saturday, if not all.
Also, although after midnight so technically on Friday,...
Forum: Pub Talk 09-13-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Joshua Rogan
https://youtu.be/UxXW6tfl2Y0

https://youtu.be/UxXW6tfl2Y0
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-12-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 54,839
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Quite, Steve. Phillips described Chapman...

Quite, Steve.
Phillips described Chapman as;
"The body was cold, except that there was a certain remaining heat, under the intestines, in the body."

Estimating that the ToD was at least two hours...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-02-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 54,839
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Was Richardson talking about the yard steps when...

Was Richardson talking about the yard steps when he said he didn't go down them?
There were two short sets of stairs side by side.
One leading from the passage into the yard, the other from the yard...
Forum: Witnesses 08-31-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,650
Posted By Joshua Rogan
This link mentions a John Halsey in nearby Welwyn...

This link mentions a John Halsey in nearby Welwyn Garden City in 1909.

http://www.ourwelwyngardencity.org.uk/content/places/historic-houses/the-old-cottage
Forum: Pub Talk 08-29-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,178
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Doesn't the theory go that the firstborn sons got...

Doesn't the theory go that the firstborn sons got the lion's share when food was scarce, and so were worst affected when grain supplies became contaminated (possibly by ergot).
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-29-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 54,839
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Fish, does your drawing take into account...

Fish, does your drawing take into account Inspector Chandler's inquest evidence;

"Her head was towards the back wall of the house, nearly two feet from the wall, at the bottom of the steps, but six...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 08-29-2018, 03:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,258
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks Paul, I will try and look up both books.

Thanks Paul, I will try and look up both books.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 08-29-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,258
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Now I think back, it may not have been a surgeon...

Now I think back, it may not have been a surgeon that was proposed. You're right, a surgeon is a ridiculous suggestion!
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-29-2018, 02:59 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 54,839
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Fish, What do you make of the Echo article I...

Fish,
What do you make of the Echo article I posted, which (to me) suggests the police doubts were over the time of Richardson's visit, not the possibility he missed seeing the body?
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