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Forum: Torso Killings Yesterday, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Anyone used to viewing flesh as a commodity...

Anyone used to viewing flesh as a commodity rather than a patient would likely know how to find and remove a kidney, as they are packed in the best fat in the body.



Well, I've always thought that...
Forum: Torso Killings 12-08-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 130
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
In Dr Hebbert's lecture on Criminology, he...

In Dr Hebbert's lecture on Criminology, he compares the torso killings with those of the Ripper, and concludes that they had different perpetrators with different motives.
In the case of Kelly he...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-08-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 617
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Jon, The article you posted says that Bowyer...

Jon,
The article you posted says that Bowyer "put his hand through the hole and drew aside the curtain and the coat."
Which seems to make it clear that the coat was hanging over the window (with the...
Forum: General Police Discussion 12-07-2018, 12:14 PM
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Views: 128
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I believe he was released on Tuesday 11th Sept,...

I believe he was released on Tuesday 11th Sept, the evening before his inquest appearance. At about half past eight according to Piser's interview with the press association, or half past nine...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 12-06-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 177
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, I believe so. Neither place is actually in...

Yes, I believe so. Neither place is actually in Shoe Lane though. Daws Court is just South off Gunpowder Alley, whereas the casual wards were at the West end of Robin Hood Court.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
That's odd. I've always thought that shabby...

That's odd. I've always thought that shabby genteel described someone who had once been well to do but was now in reduced circumstances. But I suppose it could work either way.



Well, he did pull a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Wow, quick work chaps, thanks! So a masher is...

Wow, quick work chaps, thanks!

So a masher is another term for a swell, and a broken down one had fallen on hard times?
Could it be another way of saying "shabby genteel"?


PS a would-be ladykiller...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Joshua Rogan
A broken down masher

In the trial of suspect Charles Ludwig, a witness describes him (as reported by the Telegraph 19 Sept);

"the man was well dressed; he had on a frock coat and tall hat, and altogether looked what I...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-03-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 17,752
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I have a similar one for carrying spanners, but...

I have a similar one for carrying spanners, but they're equally useful for...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-02-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 617
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Don't know. I find it hard enough to keep track...

Don't know. I find it hard enough to keep track enen when working.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-02-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 17,752
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Isn't that just where Hutchinson first...

Isn't that just where Hutchinson first encountered Astrakhan Man? I've always wondered if Hutchinson's "American cloth parcel" was actually a greasy parcel of fish and chips. It would have had to be...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-02-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 617
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Abberline's 12 Nov report of his statement says...

Abberline's 12 Nov report of his statement says "Hutchinson is at present of no regular employment"
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-02-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 617
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
The Echo 13 Nov thought it was odd; "The...

The Echo 13 Nov thought it was odd;

"The statement that the man who accompanied Kelly home was carrying a pot of beer is considered somewhat extraordinary. The can or pot which contained the liquor...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-02-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 17,752
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Mrs Maxwell's police statement has Kelly...

Mrs Maxwell's police statement has Kelly admitting "I have the horrors of drink upon me, as I have been drinking for some days past".
So whether or not Hutchinson was mistaken about the day of his...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 11-30-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 17,752
Posted By Joshua Rogan
So you think he just got the day wrong?

So you think he just got the day wrong?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 11-30-2018, 09:10 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Dew actually was involved in the chase and arrest...

Dew actually was involved in the chase and arrest of Squibby, according to the Morning Advertiser 10 Sept;

"George Cullen, alias Squibby, 25, was charged, before Mr. Bushby, with assaulting Betsy...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 11-28-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 17,752
Posted By Joshua Rogan
"He afterwards heard of the murder, but for...

"He afterwards heard of the murder, but for certain reasons which it would be imprudent to state he did not immediately put himself in communication with the police"
Forum: Hutchinson, George 11-27-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 17,752
Posted By Joshua Rogan
So, apparently, would the Morning Advertiser 14th...

So, apparently, would the Morning Advertiser 14th Nov;
"The person who has had an opportunity of being within speaking distance of the supposed assassin is an individual whose veracity is not doubted...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-24-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 118,040
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Can you point out where Dr Brown says this...

Can you point out where Dr Brown says this please?
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-19-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 34,208
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Does Baxter actually establish this, or does his...

Does Baxter actually establish this, or does his use of "Dr. Llewellyn seems to incline to the opinion that..." show this is just Baxter's opinion of Llewellyn's opinion?



Swanson's Sept 19th...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-19-2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 793
Views: 34,208
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Daily News 3 Sept; "At first the small...

Daily News 3 Sept;
"At first the small quantity of blood found on the spot suggested that the woman was murdered in a neighbouring house. Dr. Llewellyn, however, is understood to have satisfied...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 11-11-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 118,040
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Daily News 14th Sept "Mary Elizabeth...

Daily News 14th Sept

"Mary Elizabeth Simonds said - I am a nurse at the Whitechapel Union Infirmary. On Sept. 8 I was requested to attend the mortuary with the senior nurse, whose name I think is...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-06-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 143,252
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Are you sure he was Jewish? According to his wife...

Are you sure he was Jewish? According to his wife he would "sometimes sit and
read the Bible for 24 hours straight off".

Not to mention being described as the Mad Pork Butcher doesn't sound very...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 13,676
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm not sure any of the details were necessarily...

I'm not sure any of the details were necessarily anachronistic, Gary. The sugar refinery was still there a good few years after it shut down (both the Goad 1890 and OS 1893-5 maps show it still...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-25-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 15,019
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, it was a press report that mentions the shop...

Yes, it was a press report that mentions the shop in passing. The Pall Mall Gazette 11th Sept 89. It may even have been me that brought it up before, but if it was, I didn't remember whether it was...
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