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Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 06-21-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,401
Posted By Simon Wood
“Snowden’s Police Officer’s Guide,” 1885— “It is...

“Snowden’s Police Officer’s Guide,” 1885—

“It is not the duty of the police to remove a dead body from any house where it may be lying. Persons applying to the police with such an object should be...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Simon Wood
What an incredibly unalluring collection of women.

What an incredibly unalluring collection of women.
Forum: Witnesses 06-18-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Steve, Here's another question that falls...

Hi Steve,

Here's another question that falls under the Mizen banner.

According to official testimony, at 3.45 am Robert Paul was walking up Buck’s Row on his way to work; Charles Cross was standing...
Forum: Witnesses 06-18-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By Simon Wood
Thank you, Steve.

Thank you, Steve.
Forum: Witnesses 06-18-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,116
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Steve, Nichols' body was found in J...

Hi Steve,

Nichols' body was found in J Division.

PC Mizen [H Division] fetched an ambulance [handcart] from Bethnal Green [police] station [J Division].

The body was then conveyed to Pavilion Yard...
Forum: Rippercast 06-16-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 697
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi All, Colin Wilson was a serial believer. He...

Hi All,

Colin Wilson was a serial believer.

He agreed with each and every theory as it came along.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Rippercast 06-15-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Herlock, I suggest you read my book,...

Hi Herlock,

I suggest you read my book, Deconstructing Jack.

It will tell you all about Anderson's various tall stories.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Rippercast 06-13-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,434
Posted By Simon Wood
Get a grip, lads. These top police officials...

Get a grip, lads. These top police officials weren't in the dark. Anderson was an accomplished liar and Macnaghten played the game.

Swanson appearing to agree with Anderson in his marginalia is one...
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,792
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jon, I was wrong. The Standard, 10th...

Hi Jon,

I was wrong.

The Standard, 10th November 1888, also stated—

"Her little room was shared with a son, eight years of age, and her mother."

Regards,
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,792
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jon, True. Although it doesn't explicitly...

Hi Jon,

True. Although it doesn't explicitly state that the little boy was her son.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,792
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Richard, It may sound like hogwash, but that...

Hi Richard,

It may sound like hogwash, but that doesn't mean it isn't true.

I very much doubt the door to Room 13 was locked. It had to appear locked in order to preserve the scenario and timings...
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,792
Posted By Simon Wood
The Standard, 10th November 1888— “Yesterday...

The Standard, 10th November 1888—

“Yesterday morning . . . Kelly and other women again met in the Britannia. They had been drinking for some time when one of the party was called to the door, and,...
Forum: Witnesses 06-10-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,792
Posted By Simon Wood
It's possible that Mrs. Maxwell saw Kelly on the...

It's possible that Mrs. Maxwell saw Kelly on the Friday morning.

Dr. Phillips could not have begun to examine the body in Room 13 until 1.30 pm, the time that the door was broken open.

And so, if...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 06-08-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 83,253
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi All, Polly Nichols was dead before she...

Hi All,

Polly Nichols was dead before she reached Bucks Row.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Rippercast 06-07-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,327
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Richard, It may be something. It may be...

Hi Richard,

It may be something. It may be nothing.

But it sure provides a suitable name for Abberline's imaginary witness.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Rippercast 06-07-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,327
Posted By Simon Wood
I don't know if this is off-topic, but I found a...

I don't know if this is off-topic, but I found a George Hutchinson.

On Thursday 30th August 1888, the day before Polly Nichols' murder, a book began weekly serialization in the Pall Mall Budget.

It...
Forum: Rippercast 06-06-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,327
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Sam, Kennedy's story appeared in eleven...

Hi Sam,

Kennedy's story appeared in eleven newspapers.

If she saw MJK outside Ringers at 3.00 am, Hutchinson could not possibly place MJK in Room 13 with Mr. Astrakhan at 3.00 am.

Somebody's not...
Forum: Rippercast 06-06-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,327
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Sam, The Lewis/Kennedy saga is a test of the...

Hi Sam,

The Lewis/Kennedy saga is a test of the Hutchinson story, and vice-versa.

Here's a piece of incidental intelligence.

In 1891, Nos. 24 and 24½ Great Pearl Street, Spitalfields E., Sarah...
Forum: Rippercast 06-04-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,327
Posted By Simon Wood
At the time of the Bethnal Green Road incident,...

At the time of the Bethnal Green Road incident, Mrs Kennedy was in the company of "her sister," and Sarah Lewis was in the company of "another female".

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Rippercast 06-03-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,327
Posted By Simon Wood
Evening News, 10th November 1888— "Passing...

Evening News, 10th November 1888—

"Passing the Britannia, commonly known as Ringer's, at the top of Dorset street, at three o'clock on the Friday morning, she [Mrs Kennedy] saw the deceased talking...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 05-26-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 403,547
Posted By Simon Wood
Various American newspapers— “The Pall Mall...

Various American newspapers—

“The Pall Mall Gazette charges that the words ‘I have murdered four and will murder sixteen more before I surrender myself to the police,’ written by the supposed...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 05-25-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,138
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jerry, Lest we forget— 14 October 1889. Mr....

Hi Jerry,

Lest we forget—

14 October 1889. Mr. T.H. Haslewood wrote to Scotland Yard that ‘Sergt. T. Thicke [sic]’ should be watched ‘and his whereabouts ascertained upon other dates when certain...
Forum: Goulston Street Graffito 05-16-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,714
Views: 403,547
Posted By Simon Wood
There is always the possibility that there was no...

There is always the possibility that there was no graffiti in the entranceway to 108—119 Wentworth Model Dwellings, which might explain why City of London and Metropolitan Police officers...
Forum: Dear Boss Letter 05-13-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,446
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Joshua, George Earle Buckle, Editor of The...

Hi Joshua,

George Earle Buckle, Editor of The Times 1884–1911.

18624

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Maybrick, James 03-19-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 185,016
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi David, As a Maybrick Diary denier you surely...

Hi David,

As a Maybrick Diary denier you surely do run with the fox and hunt with the hounds.

The Trial of Mrs Maybrick.

The Judge's Summing Up.

"His last attendance at the office was on Friday...
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