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Forum: General Police Discussion 10-26-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,727
Posted By Barrister
Cops on the Continent

Were any high-ranking police officials other than Dr. Robert Anderson in Europe during the Ripper crimes and investigation? If so, who was it and where was he? What was the reason for his absence. I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By Barrister
Late Victorian Era Primer

Colleagues,
I am researching a book set in the 1890s and am off to my beloved London to do so. Can anyone suggest a quick and efficient way to become steeped in the period? My protagonist is an...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Barrister
Cato Street

Thanks so much for the prompt reply and for alerting me to the existence of a website I'm sure I'll be using extensively in the future. I gather this pub no longer exists. I don't even know if Cato...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Barrister
Cato Street

Thanks so much for the quick advice and for introducing me to a website that I'm sure I'll use extensively in the future.
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Barrister
Cato Street Conspiracy

I'm researching this plot and am trying to find the exact address where the conspirators met to plot the overthrow of the government. In fact, I'd be interested in any information about this crime. ...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,240
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: 2,240
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: 1,883
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: 1,231
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: 1,231
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: 22
Views: 6,333
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: 2,662
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: 2,210
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: 2,562
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: 1,518
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: 5,472
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: 3,468
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: 10,811
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: 5,516
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: 5,516
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: 4,952
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: 2,498
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: 8,683
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: 2,864
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: 9,461
Posted By Barrister
Thanks, Simon. Can you tell me how to reach Neil?

Thanks, Simon. Can you tell me how to reach Neil?
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