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Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 01-14-2019, 11:46 AM
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Posted By jerryd
Evening Star (Washington, D.C.) Wednesday, 14...

Evening Star (Washington, D.C.)
Wednesday, 14 November 1888

SAW THE WHITECHAPEL FIEND.

Important Testimony of a Groom at the Inquest in London Yesterday.

The London police are jubilant in the...
Forum: Torso Killings 01-09-2019, 10:48 PM
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Posted By jerryd
Hi JR, Eight men that work there testified it...

Hi JR,

Eight men that work there testified it was NOT there until that weekend. The surveyor took measurements, with a light, in the very spot the torso was found and stated it was NOT there when he...
Forum: Torso Killings 01-09-2019, 10:17 PM
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Posted By jerryd
A portion of Frederick Wildbore's testimony at...

A portion of Frederick Wildbore's testimony at inquest:

The witness was here asked to look at a plan prepared, and he pointed out the spot under which the vault was placed, thus being on the...
Forum: Torso Killings 01-09-2019, 08:25 AM
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Posted By jerryd
Hardly a convienient place where the body was...

Hardly a convienient place where the body was found, RJ.
Forum: Torso Killings 01-09-2019, 08:20 AM
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Posted By jerryd
Two of the four (Pinchin and Rainham) were found...

Two of the four (Pinchin and Rainham) were found to have not been pregnant. Jackson was for sure and Whitehall couldn't be determined but by the appearance of her breasts the opinion was she had not...
Forum: Torso Killings 01-08-2019, 02:48 PM
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Posted By jerryd
Thanks to Debs we know the renter was Sir Arthur...

Thanks to Debs we know the renter was Sir Arthur Charles.

Charles was appointed a judge to the Queens Bench in 1887. He was away in June 1889 in the Isle of Wight when the thigh would have been...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 01-07-2019, 09:11 AM
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Posted By jerryd
From the Eyraud wiki: He noted in his autopsy...

From the Eyraud wiki:

He noted in his autopsy report that the naked body was bound with seven meters of rope, the head was enveloped in a black oilskin cloth and that the victim had obviously died...
Forum: General Victim Discussion 01-05-2019, 08:45 AM
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Posted By jerryd
Gareth, This website has a lot of collected info...

Gareth,

This website has a lot of collected info and news clips as well.

http://deathonmydoorstep.com/index.php/2018/03/04/westminster/
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 12-11-2018, 08:59 AM
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Posted By jerryd
McCarthy served late night meals at his shop.

McCarthy served late night meals at his shop.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-17-2018, 06:36 PM
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Posted By jerryd
Thanks Gary, Not to say they are suspects or...

Thanks Gary,

Not to say they are suspects or even the same people, but, in your 1889 census the names George Barber and Frank Hewitt Jr are interesting. The ‘Reverand’ George Veck of...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 11-13-2018, 11:06 AM
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Posted By jerryd
Speaking of the route, JG. Iím wondering how the...

Speaking of the route, JG. Iím wondering how the road construction for the new tramway on Commercial Street would have altered pedestrian traffic? Apparently the construction lasted day and night.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-01-2018, 08:42 AM
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Posted By jerryd
Thatís actually interesting Batman. Thanks for...

Thatís actually interesting Batman. Thanks for posting that. I did some research into a famed English pugilist named Charlie Mitchell. He was said to have worn at times an Astrachan trimmed coat. He...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-27-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 17,846
Posted By jerryd
Hi Gary, They both had fathers that committed...

Hi Gary,

They both had fathers that committed suicide. If that’s what you mean? I think you found the article on Richard Lawrences fathers suicide.

Wildbore was from Peterborough, yes. He...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-26-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 313
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Posted By jerryd
Thanks to Harryd for this gem. Sheffield...

Thanks to Harryd for this gem.

Sheffield Evening Telegraph
11 October 1888
AN EXTRAORDINARY STORY
An extraordinary story is going the round of journalistic circles in connection with the...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-26-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 313
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Posted By jerryd
Hi Batman, Iím all for alternative explanations...

Hi Batman,

Iím all for alternative explanations but what you say disputes what the witnesses who worked there on a daily basis are saying. Here is one example.

Times October 9, 1888

By the Jury....
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-25-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 17,846
Posted By jerryd
This is the best I can do atm. The red recatangle...

This is the best I can do atm. The red recatangle at the bottom is where I estimate the torso was discovered based on all the evidence. The half moon markings around the perimeter were the vaults....
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-25-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 17,846
Posted By jerryd
Haha. Iíd take the Wild Boar over the rabbit,...

Haha. Iíd take the Wild Boar over the rabbit, Gary.
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-25-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 17,846
Posted By jerryd
Daily Telegraph October 3. 1888 At present only...

Daily Telegraph October 3. 1888

At present only the foundations and a portion of the first storey have been built, and the place is surrounded by a high hoarding.

The ground structure consists of a...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-24-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 17,846
Posted By jerryd
The basement was a maze consisting of many...

The basement was a maze consisting of many vaults. The workmen admitted it would be extremely hard for someone unfamiliar with the layout to find their way into the vault where the body and leg was...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-15-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 20,522
Posted By jerryd
A post from David...

A post from David Orsam:https://forum.casebook.org/showthread.php?t=10404&page=3&highlight=morton+rouse (post #30)

In Police Orders of 26 March 1889, P.C. 63L is stated to be Constable Rouse (who...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-15-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 20,522
Posted By jerryd
The headline in the paper stated A Romance of...

The headline in the paper stated A Romance of Crime. I believe Selwen may be referrng to himself as the romancer.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-15-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 20,522
Posted By jerryd
Hi Batman I donít read the racial slur aspect in...

Hi Batman

I donít read the racial slur aspect in this particular comment.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-14-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 20,522
Posted By jerryd
A reference to the use of the name Lipski I found...

A reference to the use of the name Lipski I found about a year ago. Walter Selwen was captured in a Bond robbery by Abberline. This post card was forwarded to him from the Vine Street Police Station....
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-13-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 36,099
Posted By jerryd
Iíll dig it up Simon. I think it was 1886 or 1887...

Iíll dig it up Simon. I think it was 1886 or 1887 IIRC. It is in my Imgur file but I didnít save it with the newspaper date. Unfortunately. I think I posted this on one of the forums previously with...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-13-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 36,099
Posted By jerryd
Then this. Notice the name of the landlady. Also,...

Then this. Notice the name of the landlady. Also, I found a bankruptcy for a furniture maker named Harry Harris that was living at 32 Great Prescott Street. Harry Harris, furniture maker, of Castle...
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