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Forum: Non-Fiction Yesterday, 11:33 AM
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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 Yesterday, 04:42 AM
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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
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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
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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
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
https://youtu.be/UxXW6tfl2Y0

https://youtu.be/UxXW6tfl2Y0
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-12-2018, 04:58 AM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-28-2018, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Exactly Abby, and the Morning Advertiser has him...

Exactly Abby, and the Morning Advertiser has him saying just that;

"You must have been quite close to where the woman was found? -She was found lying just where my feet were."

This extract from the...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 08-28-2018, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
A gaiter-spring was found in the yard, which does...

A gaiter-spring was found in the yard, which does tend to corroborate his boot-cutting story, as he would have presumably had to remove the gaiter to loosen his boot.

Selected extracts from...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-27-2018, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I don't think we'll ever know what gave Abberline...

I don't think we'll ever know what gave Abberline confidence in Hutchinson. However, according to Hutch's press statement, at least, it wasn't misplaced;

"I went down to the Shoreditch mortuary...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 08-27-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,160
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, I believe it stems from the (possibly...

Yes, I believe it stems from the (possibly apocryphal) tales that, after the battle of Isandlwana,the victorious Zulu warriors disembwelled the British dead. When the relief column arrived (too late,...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 08-27-2018, 04:26 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yeah, not like that no good pte Hook, he was a...

Yeah, not like that no good pte Hook, he was a bit of a wrongun!

(actually I think he was of very good character in real life and his family complained about his somewhat negative portrayal in the...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 08-27-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,160
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Of all the ludicrous suspects you listed earlier,...

Of all the ludicrous suspects you listed earlier, I think Bachert deserves a bit more investigation. He at least definitely inserted himself into the case several times.
Are there any books which...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 08-27-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,160
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Not that mad at all, it's one of my favourites!

Not that mad at all, it's one of my favourites!
Forum: Witnesses 08-25-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Don't listen to me Debs...It may be the same...

Don't listen to me Debs...It may be the same publisher, but it turns out that the one I posted is a completely different song to your one, both with Tray Bong in the title!
Forum: Witnesses 08-25-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,004
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Published in 1893 I think, and sung by Charlie...

Published in 1893 I think, and sung by Charlie Chaplin's dad Charles.

http://m.vam.ac.uk/collections/item/O1273481/oui-tray-bong-or-my-sheet-music-francis-day-hunter/
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-24-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,620
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
According to Jack London's account (which may or...

According to Jack London's account (which may or may not actually be the Victoria Home) the cabins had 7' high thin wooden walls, but no ceiling and no door.
"The bedding was clean.....but there was...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-23-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,620
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Funnily enough, I came across this from the Pall...

Funnily enough, I came across this from the Pall Mall Gazette 14 Nov, earlier;

"A paragraph in the morning papers states that the police have received from Mr. Samuel Osborne, wire worker, 20,...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 08-23-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,620
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
But Goulston Street is still West of Commercial...

But Goulston Street is still West of Commercial Street, so doesn't such a trajectory point directly toward the Victoria home?
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