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Forum: Letters and Communications 03-08-2016, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Mirandola
This stuff has been gone through at length and in...

This stuff has been gone through at length and in detail many times.

There are four or perhaps five versions of what the Graffito actually said.

We have no way of knowing which, if any, was...
Forum: Letters and Communications 03-08-2016, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
'Jupe' is an item of clothing, usually of the...

'Jupe' is an item of clothing, usually of the upper body http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/jupe

It was unusual but current in 19th Century England usage.

It has nothing to do with...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2016, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
Well, yes, it can only be speculation; but...

Well, yes, it can only be speculation; but reading tales like the ones here
http://listverse.com/2013/03/19/10-baffling-wives-of-serial-killers/
does make you consider the old saying, 'I'll see it...
Forum: General Letters or Communications 02-24-2016, 10:03 PM
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Posted By Mirandola
Hi all, referring to this contentious kidney...

Hi all, referring to this contentious kidney again:

Left and right kidneys in mammals are differentiated by position and obviously by what other structures in the body they are associated with;...
Forum: General Letters or Communications 02-24-2016, 12:35 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
Regarding the Lusk Kidney, the basic points seem...

Regarding the Lusk Kidney, the basic points seem straightforward.
- There was no test in 1888 that could with certainty distinguish between the kidney of a human and a pig (it's only with DNA...
Forum: General Letters or Communications 02-23-2016, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
Preservation of Viscera 1. Stomach and its...

Preservation of Viscera 1. Stomach and its contents 2. 30 cm small Interline and contents 3. Liver > 500 gms 4. One kidney/Half of each 5. Blood 100 cc (in NaF), (Minimum 10 ml)* 6. Urine > 100...
Forum: General Letters or Communications 02-22-2016, 11:47 PM
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Posted By Mirandola
'Many animals have been used as experimental...

'Many animals have been used as experimental models
for urological procedures but the pig is more
often used because its kidney most closely resembles
the structural features of the human kidney.1,2...
Forum: Research Related 02-19-2016, 11:53 PM
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Posted By Mirandola
Very true, Ginger - in the mind's eye she's a...

Very true, Ginger - in the mind's eye she's a rather stout Victorian matriarch, but she died at twenty-eight; however, as has been pointed out many times, most of the content was plagiarised from...
Forum: Research Related 02-17-2016, 11:15 PM
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Posted By Mirandola
There were many of them ('Warne's Model Cooking...

There were many of them ('Warne's Model Cooking and Household Book', 1871, or 'Spon's Household Management', 1887, are just two of a multitude) but the head-and-shoulders leader of the pack was Mrs....
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 02-17-2016, 12:49 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
Yes, a paragraph has been misplaced by Keppel et....

Yes, a paragraph has been misplaced by Keppel et. al. at the beginning of the Chapman account, and not picked up; and though the passage is dismissed as a conflicting account, there must be a...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 02-16-2016, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
Any one may take on himself whatever surname or...

Any one may take on himself whatever surname or as many surnames as he pleases, without statutory licence.
A man may have divers names at divers times, but not divers christian names.

(Rapalje,...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 02-16-2016, 04:55 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
Hi, Jon, Yes, I was just quoting the abstract for...

Hi, Jon,
Yes, I was just quoting the abstract for the Keppel et al analysis; they settle on six of the eleven as having sufficiently similar signatures to be considered as being victims of the same...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 02-16-2016, 03:31 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
Quite so, Jon; the point I was making was that...

Quite so, Jon; the point I was making was that once the Press had seized on that seductive 'double event' soundbite, the case seems to have been simply taken for granted. The Daily News of 1 Oct....
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 02-16-2016, 01:58 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
'Two dreadful murders ... In one case, a woman...

'Two dreadful murders ... In one case, a woman was found in a yard in Berner Street, Commercial Road, with her head nearly severed from her body. In the other, a woman was found in Mitre Square ......
Forum: General Letters or Communications 02-13-2016, 11:38 PM
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Posted By Mirandola
For them, the only way to make ends meet was to...

For them, the only way to make ends meet was to pledge domestic items at the local pawnbrokers to raise some cash for the week ahead. The possessions pledged could be as diverse as clothing, shoes...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 02-12-2016, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Mirandola
ÂThe period of the 1880's was marked by disputes...

ÂThe period of the 1880's was marked by disputes between Horner and the Whitechapel District Board of Works, and by his rebuilding and enclosure of the market area. In about 187980 he obtained an...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 02-12-2016, 02:18 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
ivil Parish: Mile End New Town Ecclesiastical...

ivil Parish: Mile End New Town Ecclesiastical Parish: All Saints
Folio: 24 Page: 21 Schedule: 120
Address: 7 Johns Place

Surname First name(s) Rel Status Sex Age Occupation Where...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 02-07-2016, 08:15 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
'In 1811 the French physician and chemist...

'In 1811 the French physician and chemist P.H.Nysten published the first scientific description of rigor mortis ('Nysten's Law')' - Burkhard Madea, 'Estimation of the Time of Death', CRC Press, 2015,...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 01-30-2016, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
'The Coroner is a public elective office, and the...

'The Coroner is a public elective office, and the jurors are sworn to the just execution of their office' (3 (3)) ; 'The coroner's inquisition is in no case conclusive, and the inquiry is therefore...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 01-30-2016, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
Pointless comment; 'Is' of course means 'was' -...

Pointless comment; 'Is' of course means 'was' - my initial comment 'was (and still is)' was meant to apply throughout. The Coroners Act of 1887 in fact removed a whole swag of fiscal responsibilities...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 01-30-2016, 01:02 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
There seems to be a little confusion as to the...

There seems to be a little confusion as to the kind of proceeding an inquest was (and still is).
An inquest is a Civil Law hearing which is overseen by a Coroner, who is a Government-appointed...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 01-29-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 153,141
Posted By Mirandola
Sorry, Fisherman, I am aware of all your...

Sorry, Fisherman, I am aware of all your arguments of coincidence. Only the first seven actually refer to the Nichols murder, which is all you can call into evidence unless you have already decided...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 01-29-2016, 02:05 PM
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Posted By Mirandola
Hate to butt into what seems to have become a...

Hate to butt into what seems to have become a long-running private conversation, but I'd like to thank Patrick S for his intervention. The Cross theory (I won't call him Lechmere, since the man had a...
Forum: From Hell (Lusk) Letter 01-29-2016, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Mirandola
The description is solely of the man's collar,...

The description is solely of the man's collar, not his outfit in general, Alan, and it simply states that he was wearing an overcoat with a 'Prussian or Clerical collar'. A Prussian collar is a style...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2016, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Mirandola
'Number 29, Hanbury street, is a house let out to...

'Number 29, Hanbury street, is a house let out to various tenants, like a great many of the houses about there. The different occupants fasten their own doors if they think proper; but as they come...
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