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Forum: Doctors and Coroners 08-26-2016, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Dave O
I'm referring to the case papers that were in the...

I'm referring to the case papers that were in the custody of Wynne Baxter's family and were passed on to the County of London in 1921, not anything that the DPP ever had in its possession. Since Phil...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 08-26-2016, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi David, The LCC destroyed their portion of the...

Hi David,

The LCC destroyed their portion of the records under the 15 Year Rule. They had run out of storage, and then there was a paper shortage during the war. This is documented in a file held by...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 08-26-2016, 06:51 AM
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Posted By Dave O
There's a file that's supposed to be at the LMA,...

There's a file that's supposed to be at the LMA, related to the County of Middlesex and the custody of coroner's records. Since his father had been in office at the time of the Local Government Act...
Forum: Doctors and Coroners 08-26-2016, 06:14 AM
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Posted By Dave O
It's a good avenue to follow, but Philip Sugden...

It's a good avenue to follow, but Philip Sugden has already been there, noted in the introduction to the second edition of his book.

Dave
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 12-04-2014, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Chris, To be honest, I'm sure there's a lot...

Hi Chris,

To be honest, I'm sure there's a lot that I don't know about coroners' interactions with the police, and the 20th century is a time I haven't spent much time researching. And for sure,...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 12-01-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Chris, Yes, I think it would be very common...

Hi Chris,

Yes, I think it would be very common that the coroner would have something before him--if not police statements, then statements that the coroner's officers obtained from their preliminary...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-30-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Chris and Rob, Yes, they're with the inquest...

Hi Chris and Rob,

Yes, they're with the inquest papers. I agree with Rob that they're surely copies as Macdonald not only kept them, he also wrote on them.

Dave
Forum: Pub Talk 10-15-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Dave O
Thanks for this. I've signed up as well.

Thanks for this. I've signed up as well.
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2014, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Jeff, Thanks very much for those...

Hi Jeff,

Thanks very much for those recommendations, I'll add them. One book in particular I'd like to pick up is Dave Woodman's. Cyriax, from what I understand, wrote a seminal work but copies are...
Forum: Other Mysteries 10-08-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Jeff and Maybea, I got hooked on this subject...

Hi Jeff and Maybea,

I got hooked on this subject last winter and am trying to learn about it and get my library up to speed. In the meantime, I've been following some awfully good blogs devoted to...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 09-27-2014, 06:08 PM
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Posted By Dave O
I've seen inquest testimony where a sale of...

I've seen inquest testimony where a sale of laudanum to a suicide was tracked back to the chemist, who described two or three pennyworths of laudanum as being readily available from his shop in...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 09-14-2014, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Mick and Phil, In fairness to Mr. Edwards, I ...

Hi Mick and Phil,

In fairness to Mr. Edwards, I went back and looked at the book again; maybe I'm guilty of reading between the lines regarding the Michaelmas connection/deliberate clue. He doesn't...
Forum: Kosminski, Aaron 09-14-2014, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Dave O
In the book, Edwards theorizes that Kosminski...

In the book, Edwards theorizes that Kosminski didn't wear the shawl, but left it as a deliberate clue. He believes this particular pattern of Michaelmas daisies wasn't an English design, but rather...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-31-2014, 07:24 AM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Phil, Thanks, I am well and I hope you and...

Hi Phil,

Thanks, I am well and I hope you and everyone else are, too.

Best,
Dave
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 08-31-2014, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Phil, A similar variation of Jannette, this...

Hi Phil,

A similar variation of Jannette, this one in Macdonald's hand, appears at the top of Joseph Barnett's police statement.

Best,
Dave
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 07-23-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 269
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Paddy and Debra, I didn't realize she...

Hi Paddy and Debra,

I didn't realize she appeared twice. Yes, from Barnett to the coroner's inquisition. From the inquisition, the coroner prepared a certification of the jury's findings for the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Dave O
You make me smile, Trevor. Be well. Dave

You make me smile, Trevor. Be well.

Dave
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 737
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Trevor, The coroner would be aware, witnesses...

Hi Trevor,

The coroner would be aware, witnesses would make statements to his officer prior, or they would have access to police statements.

In the usual event, he issued his warrant to hold an...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 07-04-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,279
Posted By Dave O
Here's a contemporary example from Macdonald's...

Here's a contemporary example from Macdonald's records at the LMA of someone crying out "Murder" when faced with violence. On 17 October 1888 in Tottenham, Henry Elliott shot his brother-in-law...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 05-13-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,346
Posted By Dave O
I have an overactive imagination and was...

I have an overactive imagination and was seriously creeped out walking to the Nichols site on a Saturday night. I would've quietly turned back if I'd been alone, but John Savage kept prodding...
Forum: Druitt, Montague John 09-27-2013, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Dave O
Hi Jeff, Forgive me for being off-topic, but...

Hi Jeff,

Forgive me for being off-topic, but speaking of Ford Madox Ford (or his grandfather), you might appreciate this other link to the Pre-Raphaelites: Diana Holman Hunt wrote in My Grandfather...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave O
I don't know the names but if addresses are a...

I don't know the names but if addresses are a help to you, in Spitalfields there were also lodging houses at 15 Great Pearl Street and at 6 Paternoster Row.

Dave
Forum: Pub Talk 09-12-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 79,060
Posted By Dave O
I'd like to add mine as well. I'm very sorry to...

I'd like to add mine as well. I'm very sorry to hear that Don's not well. I've always found him to be a kind person, just a good guy, and I wish him all the best.

And I wish you a quick recovery...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-25-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,704
Posted By Dave O
Thanks for letting us know what's going on with...

Thanks for letting us know what's going on with you, Chris. It's wonderful that the outlook is so positive and I wish you all the best.

Dave
Forum: Pub Talk 07-31-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 117
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Posted By Dave O
Actually Ally, there's the Desert of Maine, which...

Actually Ally, there's the Desert of Maine, which has a tour. A long time ago, there used to be a camel, but they had to get rid of it because it bit and spit at everybody. Now they only have a...
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