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:
Witnesses: Sarah and Maurice Lewis - by Paddy 3 minutes ago.
Witnesses: Sarah and Maurice Lewis - by Paddy 9 minutes ago.
Witnesses: Sarah and Maurice Lewis - by Sam Flynn 34 minutes ago.
Witnesses: Sarah and Maurice Lewis - by Paddy 39 minutes ago.
Witnesses: Sarah and Maurice Lewis - by Paddy 43 minutes ago.
Witnesses: Sarah and Maurice Lewis - by Sam Flynn 1 hour and 21 minutes ago.

Most Popular Threads:
Torso Killings: torso maps - (13 posts)
Witnesses: Sarah and Maurice Lewis - (11 posts)
A6 Murders: A6 Rebooted - (6 posts)
Motive, Method and Madness: Was the ripper and also the torsomans crimes totally non sexual in nature? - (4 posts)
Lechmere/Cross, Charles: Lechmere was Jack the Ripper - (3 posts)
Hutchinson, George: Any updates, or opinions on this witness. - (2 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 93
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: StevenOwl
Forum: Pub Talk 06-21-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By StevenOwl
The number of countries in the competition is...

The number of countries in the competition is increasing again, so I expect all 3 will qualify automatically.
Forum: Pub Talk 02-27-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By StevenOwl
I went to the exhibition and bought the book a...

I went to the exhibition and bought the book a few weeks ago - it's an incredible body of work. Quite haunting.
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-22-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,816
Views: 1,076,182
Posted By StevenOwl
Yes, it is suspicious, but tests from 2 labs...

Yes, it is suspicious, but tests from 2 labs concluded that the scratches had been made at least tens of years earlier. While one of the labs admitted that it wasn't impossible for someone to have...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-22-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,816
Views: 1,076,182
Posted By StevenOwl
From memory, it appeared soon after the story of...

From memory, it appeared soon after the story of the Diary broke in the press. As I understand it, Albert Johnson was showing a watch he'd bought around a year earlier to some work colleagues...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-22-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4,816
Views: 1,076,182
Posted By StevenOwl
I've been thinking about the watch again recently...

I've been thinking about the watch again recently myself. I just can't understand why it gets swept under the carpet and Diary takes centre stage. I mean, it has a more reliable provenance, a more...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-06-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 456
Views: 45,453
Posted By StevenOwl
To be fair, I don't think anyone claimed that. My...

To be fair, I don't think anyone claimed that. My understanding is that Anne claimed it was given to Billy Graham in a trunk with other effects left to him by his Grandmother. He took no interest in...
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-01-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
Don't worry Caz, I'm quite happy to be in the...

Don't worry Caz, I'm quite happy to be in the company of the crackpots. You seem like a far nicer and far less uptight bunch than all the naysayers :-)
Forum: Maybrick, James 02-01-2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
Many thanks Keith, that was, in fact, more...

Many thanks Keith, that was, in fact, more information than I was expecting! Like you, I believed Anne's story when I first heard it, or at the very least felt it was more likely than Mike Barrett...
Forum: Maybrick, James 01-31-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
Hi Keith - can I ask, just out of interest, were...

Hi Keith - can I ask, just out of interest, were you present the first time Billy Graham was interviewed in relation to the Diary? And either way, given your shift in thinking post-2004, do you now...
Forum: Maybrick, James 01-26-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
Thanks David, it's good to be able to put those...

Thanks David, it's good to be able to put those to bed. Frustrating how much misinformation is out there, and equally frustrating that busting the myths brings us no closer to knowing who wrote the...
Forum: Maybrick, James 01-26-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
Have I? I thought I was just pointing out that...

Have I? I thought I was just pointing out that some things need explaining before I'll accept Mike Barrett as our master forger.
Forum: Maybrick, James 01-26-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
For me, if there was an official record of Mike...

For me, if there was an official record of Mike Barrett (or Anne Graham, or Tony Devereaux), between 1989 and 1992, visiting the archives where private Maybrick family info could be obtained then I'd...
Forum: Maybrick, James 01-26-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
I don't believe that Maybrick wrote the Diary.

I don't believe that Maybrick wrote the Diary.
Forum: Maybrick, James 01-26-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
Must I? I'm just interested to know the truth,...

Must I? I'm just interested to know the truth, that's all. As far as I can see there's no proof that Barrett forged the Diary, just as there's no proof that Maybrick wrote it (either as a fantasy or...
Forum: Maybrick, James 01-26-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
That Gladys Maybrick was frequently unwell as a...

That Gladys Maybrick was frequently unwell as a child; that JM referred to himself and liked to be called Sir Jim/Sir James when at home; that JM found a new supplier for his arsenic at a specific...
Forum: Maybrick, James 01-26-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
What about the fact that the Diary contains...

What about the fact that the Diary contains several throwaway references to everyday things/events in the life of the Maybricks which, between 1989 and 1992, could only be obtained from documents...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-22-2017, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
Why though? What is it about Anne's story that...

Why though? What is it about Anne's story that makes it so obviously false? I could be wrong, but I'm sure Keith Skinner couldn't find any issues with Anne Graham's provenance for the Diary at the...
Forum: Maybrick, James 12-18-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 200,251
Posted By StevenOwl
FWIW, I completely believe Mike Barrett's...

FWIW, I completely believe Mike Barrett's original story of how he came by the Diary; the story that he stood by from 1993 until his death, apart from the couple of sworn statements which he later...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-19-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 301,637
Posted By StevenOwl
Ha ha, that's exactly the conclusion I've reached...

Ha ha, that's exactly the conclusion I've reached since finishing Smith's new book.

If we move on from the highly dubious electricians story, and if we discount the notion that Barrett forged it...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-19-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 301,637
Posted By StevenOwl
Nobody is suggesting that the University visit...

Nobody is suggesting that the University visit happened on March 9th, merely that the Diary was found that day, Barrett got wind of it in the Saddle (probably around lunchtime), and then (under the...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-18-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 301,637
Posted By StevenOwl
Not really. I've just had a load of work done on...

Not really. I've just had a load of work done on my house and each morning I let the builders in and then went out. They could have unearthed any hidden artifact and got it out without my knowledge....
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-18-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 301,637
Posted By StevenOwl
Forgive me if I'm wrong, but you believe that...

Forgive me if I'm wrong, but you believe that Barrett forged the Diary yes? If so, I'm genuinely interested in knowing how you tie the watch and Diary together? Coincidence? Barrett produced both?...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-18-2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 301,637
Posted By StevenOwl
I think it's pretty much accepted that the...

I think it's pretty much accepted that the Diarist claims ownership of Dear Boss with the line "I'll send central another..." or something along those lines. He also refers to giving himself the...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-16-2017, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 301,637
Posted By StevenOwl
Can't remember exactly where right now, but I'm...

Can't remember exactly where right now, but I'm 99% sure I read something in the last 2 weeks which said that P&R were Dodds' regular electricians and they worked in Battlecrease on a number of...
Forum: Maybrick, James 09-15-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,724
Views: 301,637
Posted By StevenOwl
Correct - the Diarist says he "took...

Correct - the Diarist says he "took refreshment at the Poste House" when deciding that the location of his killing spree was going to be in Whitechapel, London. They don't say the Poste House is in...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 93

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:32 AM.


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