Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Main
   

Introduction
Victims
Suspects
Witnesses
Ripper Letters
Police Officials
Official Documents
Press Reports
Victorian London
Message Boards
Ripper Media
Authors
Dissertations
Timelines
Games & Diversions
Photo Archive
Ripper Wiki
Casebook Examiner
Ripper Podcast
About the Casebook

Most Recent Posts:
Hutchinson, George: Any updates, or opinions on this witness. - by harry 4 minutes ago.
Hutchinson, George: Any updates, or opinions on this witness. - by Sam Flynn 4 minutes ago.
Hutchinson, George: Any updates, or opinions on this witness. - by Ben 23 minutes ago.
Mary Jane Kelly: If Mrs. Maxwell Didn't See Mary Who Did She See? - by Sam Flynn 25 minutes ago.
Mary Jane Kelly: If Mrs. Maxwell Didn't See Mary Who Did She See? - by packers stem 59 minutes ago.
Mary Jane Kelly: If Mrs. Maxwell Didn't See Mary Who Did She See? - by packers stem 1 hour and 2 minutes ago.

Most Popular Threads:
Hutchinson, George: Any updates, or opinions on this witness. - (57 posts)
Mary Jane Kelly: If Mrs. Maxwell Didn't See Mary Who Did She See? - (13 posts)
General Discussion: Masonic and the number 39. - (9 posts)
Torso Killings: torso maps - (3 posts)
Research Related: Henry Kelly - (2 posts)
A6 Murders: A6 Rebooted - (1 posts)

Wiki Updates:
Robert Sagar
Edit: Chris
May 9, 2015, 12:32 am
Online newspaper archives
Edit: Chris
Nov 26, 2014, 10:25 am
Joseph Lawende
Edit: Chris
Mar 9, 2014, 10:12 am
Miscellaneous research resources
Edit: Chris
Feb 13, 2014, 9:28 am
Charles Cross
Edit: John Bennett
Sep 4, 2013, 8:20 pm

Most Recent Blogs:
Mike Covell: A DECADE IN THE MAKING.
February 19, 2016, 11:12 am.
Chris George: RipperCon in Baltimore, April 8-10, 2016
February 10, 2016, 2:55 pm.
Mike Covell: Hull Prison Visit
October 10, 2015, 8:04 am.
Mike Covell: NEW ADVENTURES IN RESEARCH
August 9, 2015, 3:10 am.
Mike Covell: UPDDATES FOR THE PAST 11 MONTHS
November 14, 2014, 10:02 am.
Mike Covell: Mike’s Book Releases
March 17, 2014, 3:18 am.

Go Back   Casebook Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Debra A
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-15-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 18,216
Posted By Debra A
Hi Jon and Trevor. I appreciate what you are...

Hi Jon and Trevor.
I appreciate what you are both saying. The experience of the officer taking the statement and the amount of detail a witness is able to give, unprompted, would determine how many...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 07-15-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 18,216
Posted By Debra A
That is my experience of giving a witness...

That is my experience of giving a witness statement.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 07-10-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 11,555
Posted By Debra A
Excellent point. Jon.

Excellent point. Jon.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 07-10-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 11,555
Posted By Debra A
It only confuses some of the people who are...

It only confuses some of the people who are familiar my email address. Don't worry about it, Dave. :)Me signing off as Debs, and you as Dave, in our sigs. should be enough for the more observant...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 07-10-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 11,555
Posted By Debra A
Hi Trevor, You replied to DJA's (Dave) post and...

Hi Trevor,
You replied to DJA's (Dave) post and addressed it to me. Wickerman noticed too. I haven't taken part in the discussion up to now. I wanted to point it out because it happens quite a bit...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 07-09-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 11,555
Posted By Debra A
Trevor, DJA is not me. His name is Dave. Saying...

Trevor, DJA is not me. His name is Dave.
Saying that. IMO the weight of evidence leans towards the heart being taken, which is not propping up an old theory because contemporary reports are not clear...
Forum: Witnesses 06-30-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Debra A
Thanks Abby and Colin.

Thanks Abby and Colin.
Forum: Witnesses 06-28-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Debra A
In summary, this woman became Mrs Sarah Lewis in...

In summary, this woman became Mrs Sarah Lewis in Sept 88 and the couple have firm connection to Spitalfields both before and after 1888. They were of the lodging house class of people encouraged by...
Forum: Witnesses 06-28-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Debra A
Sarah Lewis ID

The late Chris Scott wrote an article on a woman named Sarah Lewis whose descendants believed was the witness who gave evidence at the inquest of Mary Jane Kelly in November 1888. The article...
Forum: Witnesses 06-20-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
I wondered about Prater too, Josh but it was...

I wondered about Prater too, Josh but it was pointed out to me that both Prater and Maxwell gave evidence at the inquest, giving Maxwell the opportunity to see Prater ad realise her mistake,...
Forum: Witnesses 06-20-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
I didn't really compare the two pictures directly...

I didn't really compare the two pictures directly Darryl but I did find that the two pictures, (by accident or design) and the lives of these two women were very similar.
We know that Catherine...
Forum: Witnesses 06-20-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
Nick, I thought about that too but there are...

Nick, I thought about that too but there are reports that say that Joseph Barnett was also known as 'Danny' and worked at Billinsgate on occassion and also as an orange seller. Do you think those...
Forum: Witnesses 06-20-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
Hi Richard I don't think McCarthy bothered to...

Hi Richard
I don't think McCarthy bothered to make excuses about the women who tenanted his houses, one paper mentions that "..Mr. McCarthy, the proprietor of this shop, has no hesitation in avowing...
Forum: Witnesses 06-19-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
Thanks Jerry and Jon. It's still really muddled...

Thanks Jerry and Jon.

It's still really muddled isn't it? I've seen the reports that have Maurice Lewis giving a description different to that of other who gave one before. Like Nick, I used to be...
Forum: Witnesses 06-19-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
This is going back a bit but why was Morris Lewis...

This is going back a bit but why was Morris Lewis playing pitch and toss in Miller's Court in the early morning of 10th November? Is it because it was the Lord Mayors Parade and he had been given the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-19-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,196
Posted By Debra A
This is probably a silly question but I'll ask...

This is probably a silly question but I'll ask anyway, -I was just wondering if jurymen for Coroner's courts were selected in the same way that criminal court jurymen were selected?
I was thinking...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-19-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,196
Posted By Debra A
Sometimes they got a crown seal and didn't sign,

Sometimes they got a crown seal and didn't sign,
Forum: Witnesses 06-17-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
Yes, that's what made me think he might have had...

Yes, that's what made me think he might have had an influence somehow, Trevor. Also he describes making sketches of the original position a body was found in and noting the position of surrounding...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-17-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,196
Posted By Debra A
Thanks for the explanation, John. The names being...

Thanks for the explanation, John. The names being taken from the electoral registers makes sense when we find jurors have addresses in common.
Forum: Witnesses 06-16-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
Jon, this is the chapter on Rigor from Tidy's...

Jon, this is the chapter on Rigor from Tidy's 1882 text book that I mentioned. It describes a chemical reaction involved in the onset of Rigor and references Kuhne's discovery of Myosin, but as I...
Forum: Witnesses 06-16-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
Thanks, Jon. The knowledge about it being a...

Thanks, Jon.
The knowledge about it being a chemical process was out there then?

Kühne's ideas were picked up by the Lancet by 81 and also Charles Meymott Tidy, chemist, solicitor, author of a...
Forum: Witnesses 06-15-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,718
Posted By Debra A
C 1881, Kuhne suggested Rigor was caused by a...

C 1881, Kuhne suggested Rigor was caused by a chemical act involving myosin. I'm not sure if he had it exactly, but was he along the right lines?
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-12-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,196
Posted By Debra A
Jury members usually came from one or two streets...

Jury members usually came from one or two streets in the area the inquest was conducted.
There seems to be a fair few names from Shoreditch High Street there.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-09-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,196
Posted By Debra A
Hi Jon, No, they were all Middlesex from 1888 and...

Hi Jon,
No, they were all Middlesex from 1888 and I saw them all courtesy of Dave O' Flaherty.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-09-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,196
Posted By Debra A
Thanks Jon. I originally thought all the original...

Thanks Jon.
I originally thought all the original hand written versions of these forms had 18 lines (plus the two for Coroner and foreman you mention) in three rows of six, all with a crown printed...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.