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Forum: A6 Murders 08-05-2018, 04:02 AM
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Even the hard up Charles France's effects came to...

Even the hard up Charles France's effects came to 1300 when he died aged 42. Michael Gregsten was just 6 years younger than France and what may surprise a few folk is that both these men deemed it...
Forum: A6 Murders 08-02-2018, 06:10 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Gas-meter job, eh Baz ?

I cant escape the feeling, PC, that Mike Gregsten had been living on his wits for quite some time prior to his murder. It is quite apparent, according to the meagre evidence at our disposal, that...
Forum: A6 Murders 07-31-2018, 04:59 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Clues, signs, pointers, indicators.........they are everywhere

I wonder who the prime mover in this mysterious murder case could have been.The front page of the [long gone] Daily Herald of August 25th 1961, just two days after the murder, makes spookily...
Forum: A6 Murders 07-20-2018, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
I too am puzzled by Mike Gregsten's apparent non...

I too am puzzled by Mike Gregsten's apparent non reaction to the precarious situation he found himself in when cooped up with Storie and the gunman for hour after hour in the confines of that small...
Forum: A6 Murders 07-20-2018, 05:41 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Here are those 3 items [paragraphs 276-278] from...

Here are those 3 items [paragraphs 276-278] from page 68 of Hawser's very selective and whitewash of a report which Tony is referring to.......
Forum: A6 Murders 07-20-2018, 04:43 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Thats five seconds of my life that I'd like back.

Thats five seconds of my life that I'd like back.
Forum: A6 Murders 07-13-2018, 05:58 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Just goes to show how little you know.

Just goes to show how little you know.
Forum: A6 Murders 07-13-2018, 05:55 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Quite incorrect actually. Hanratty made lengthy...

Quite incorrect actually. Hanratty made lengthy statements to police on December 21st 1961, December 30th 1961 and January 10th 1962.
Forum: A6 Murders 07-13-2018, 02:51 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
You are quite correct Moste about there being no...

You are quite correct Moste about there being no cinema directly opposite David Cowley's sweet shop. The two cinemas that you mention were located a couple or so hundred yards before you reached the...
Forum: A6 Murders 07-12-2018, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Hi me, In addition to these 6 important points...

Hi me,

In addition to these 6 important points when Mrs Walker met with James Hanratty senior in 1967 her belief that it was James Hanratty who she saw on August 22nd 1961 was reinforced......."The...
Forum: A6 Murders 07-12-2018, 03:10 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Bob would have been very very concerned Moste...

Bob would have been very very concerned Moste [like any fair-minded person should indeed be] had he lived long enough to read the following link which Michael and Maureen Hanratty brought to my...
Forum: A6 Murders 07-12-2018, 02:35 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
[quote]#2819 Old 12-24-2008, 02:13 PM blue moon...

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Forum: A6 Murders 07-10-2018, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
You might find the following youtube link...

You might find the following youtube link interesting, Moste. Back in 2001, around the time of the alleged d.n.a. findings, Jeremy Paxman devoted about 10/11 minutes of his Newsnight programme...
Forum: A6 Murders 06-13-2018, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Hi Moste, Michael thinks this planned update of...

Hi Moste,

Michael thinks this planned update of Bobs would have covered the DNA aspects of the case. Bob was utterly convinced of Jimmy Hanrattys innocence and when he last bumped into Michael...
Forum: A6 Murders 06-13-2018, 07:56 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Hi Tony, I can confirm what you say as Michael...

Hi Tony,

I can confirm what you say as Michael has spoken about this with me on a couple or so occasions. Jimmy Hanratty might have had some learning difficulties academically speaking but he was...
Forum: A6 Murders 06-13-2018, 07:10 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Thats a real classic by Del Shannon, Julie. I...

Thats a real classic by Del Shannon, Julie. I liked his music very much. Sadly enough, as you most probably know, he took his own life after suffering for some time with depression.
Forum: A6 Murders 06-05-2018, 03:42 PM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Hi Tony, Michael and his wife Maureen attended...

Hi Tony,
Michael and his wife Maureen attended the very sad occasion of Bob's funeral last month. I spoke with Michael just a few days ago and he told me that Bob apparently had been working fairly...
Forum: A6 Murders 03-01-2018, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Curously enough Cobalt, Felix Alphon celebrated...

Curously enough Cobalt, Felix Alphon celebrated [or not] his 70th birthday the very day James Hanratty was murdered by the state. Mr Alphon, as is fairly well known, emigrated from France in the...
Forum: A6 Murders 03-29-2017, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Another good example of Hanratty's slight...

Another good example of Hanratty's slight mis-remembering of the name of a place relates to the Stanmore burglaries of September 30th/October 1st 1961. He thought the name of one of the houses was...
Forum: A6 Murders 03-29-2017, 01:21 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
This is an acute observation Moste and one I've...

This is an acute observation Moste and one I've often wondered about, given Hanratty's educational limitations and learning difficulties.
A good example of this can be seen in one of his statements...
Forum: A6 Murders 03-26-2017, 06:00 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
That would not surprise me in the slightest,...

That would not surprise me in the slightest, Moste, given Valerie's penchant for forgetfulness, misidentifications, contradictory statements and economy with the truth when it best suited her...
Forum: A6 Murders 03-20-2017, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
However nothing was mentioned by William James...

However nothing was mentioned by William James Clapp as to whether the trousers had a buttoned or zipped fly.
Forum: A6 Murders 03-20-2017, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Perhaps you can enlighten us all by telling us...

Perhaps you can enlighten us all by telling us the exhibit number of the Hepworth trousers ??

Rather strange and remiss of 'The ever alert Mr Sherrard' [as you call him] not to insist on Michael...
Forum: A6 Murders 03-20-2017, 05:19 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Two replies.. 1. There is no reference [at least...

Two replies..

1. There is no reference [at least none I can find anywhere] as to whether the trousers were buttoned or zipped. My guess is that back in 1961 it was more common for suits [especially...
Forum: A6 Murders 03-20-2017, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Sherlock Houses
Oops and here's silly old me googling the term...

Oops and here's silly old me googling the term and thinking there was a discernable difference between a bespoke suit and the usual made to measure suit.

I must try harder...................
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