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Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2018, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Barrister
Dr. Edward Aveling

I am trying to locate obituaries on Dr. Edward Aveling, the partner of Eleanor Marx, who died August 2, 1898. He was suspected by many socialists of having a role in the suicide (?) of Miss Marx. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,027
Posted By Barrister
Newspaper search

Colleagues,
I am trying to discover what articles appeared on the front page of The Times on 31 March 1898. I don't know how I can find this information
here in America. Can anyone suggest how I...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 11-21-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,468
Posted By Barrister
Polly Nichols' children

As I understand it, Polly Nichols' husband ran off with the nurse brought in to help with her childbirth. Where did the children live between this time and the date of Polly's murder? Did they live...
Forum: General Discussion 11-14-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,064
Posted By Barrister
Terrifically helpful. Very kind of you. Thanks.

Terrifically helpful. Very kind of you. Thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,064
Posted By Barrister
Boot Shops

As I understand it many immigrant Jews were employed at Wentworth Boot Shop on Wentworth Street. Were there other such boot shops in Whitechapel? Where was Wentworth Street? Was it near Sion...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-01-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,794
Posted By Barrister
Sounds like it is going to be a great conference....

Sounds like it is going to be a great conference. Good luck with it.
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,388
Posted By Barrister
General Victoriana

Friends and researchers,
I am looking for a book that discussing day to day Victorian life, both posh and working class. It doesn't have to be specifically about that but can use the information as...
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,081
Posted By Barrister
Fenian Bombing

True Crime Aficionados,
I am off for London in the near future and would like to visit the Fenian bombing sites. Is there a map that shows these, which would be similar to the famous JtR murder...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,342
Posted By Barrister
Great JtR novels

I would be interested in hearing what the group considers the best novels about Jack the Ripper. Remember, I am looking for fiction only. Thanks for your input.
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,428
Posted By Barrister
Plot against the government

Once again, your American friend is seeking information about British history and I hope someone can help. I have heard there was a plot in 1890 to destroy or otherwise disrupt the British...
Forum: General Discussion 01-07-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,257
Posted By Barrister
Railway travel

Does anyone know the speed of trains in the late Victorian era? If not, do you know where that information can be found? Thanks.
Forum: Witnesses 11-11-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,361
Posted By Barrister
Right to testify

We all know about the right against self-incrimination. We also know there was a period when people could not testify on their own behalf. What I am trying to discover is when this rule was changed...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,286
Posted By Barrister
According to the excellent Kate Summerscale in...

According to the excellent Kate Summerscale in "The Wicked Boy," by 1895, there was public outrage over boy smokers. For a penny, a boy could purchase five cheap tobacco cigarettes, called "fags."...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,242
Posted By Barrister
I think Griswold's only distinction was beia...

I think Griswold's only distinction was beia writer without distinction
. Know how he felt, but I would never attack another writer's work or character. Artists must support each other.
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,242
Posted By Barrister
Poe Exhibit

Wanted to let everyone know there is a superb exhibit at the George Peabody Library in Baltimore entitled, "The Enigmatic Edgar A. Poe in Baltimore & Beyond." It features highlights from the Susan...
Forum: Dew, Detective Constable Walter 09-28-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,585
Posted By Barrister
Which Dew is Which?

Polly Nichols apparently was living with a blacksmith named Thomas Dew a couple of years before she was butchered by JtR. Does anyone know if he is any relation to the Police Constable Walter Dew?
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,375
Posted By Barrister
LVP British intelligence

Colleagues,
I am researching socialism and communism in the late Victorian period and am particularly interested in whether and how the British government was spying on those groups before 1900. ...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,197
Posted By Barrister
How did he do it?

I am sure this has been addressed in the past, but I missed it and hope you will indulge me. How in the world was the Ripper able to remove select organs from the victims in complete darkness of the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,764
Posted By Barrister
British Judicial System

More questions from America. I am reading, and thoroughly enjoying, the new book by Kate Summerscale, The Wicked Boy. In it, a barrister referred to someone in a judicial capacity as Your Worship. ...
Forum: Dew, Detective Constable Walter 06-10-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,760
Posted By Barrister
Thanks, Simon. Can you tell me how to reach Neil?

Thanks, Simon. Can you tell me how to reach Neil?
Forum: Dew, Detective Constable Walter 06-09-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,760
Posted By Barrister
Hierarchy of Detective Constable

Colleagues,
I noted that Walter Dew's rank was that of Detective Constable. I assume that places him well above a bobbie, but I am not sure how he fits into the hierarchy. Is he above or below a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,371
Posted By Barrister
2013 conference televised

I was among those who attended the edifying 2013 JtR conference in Whitechapel. During that time, an independent television crew was producing a show about the Ripper or the conference. I recently...
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,813
Posted By Barrister
Karl Marx in London

I had the pleasure of visiting London recently, during which time I was interviewed by BBC for a programme entitled Marxism Today. It will be broadcast on Monday, 20th June at 8:30 p.m. I am told...
Forum: Research Related 04-12-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,863
Posted By Barrister
Helpful Tips

This is the kind of specific information I so desperately need. I will begin my searches immediately. Thanks so much for the information.
Forum: Research Related 04-11-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,863
Posted By Barrister
Thanks so much. I will look into this information...

Thanks so much. I will look into this information immediately.
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