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Forum: General Discussion Today, 02:27 PM
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We don't know if it constitutes observance, it's...

We don't know if it constitutes observance, it's just the Pentateuch to a Christian.
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
So you agree then that McCarthy cannot be...

So you agree then that McCarthy cannot be expected to know about this recent means of gaining admittance via the broken window?
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
He would still need to reach through the window...

He would still need to reach through the window when he came home and Kelly was inside asleep. He can do that without waking her up or disturbing her.
The case of Kelly may be slightly different...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
I recall reading that the need to lock a door is...

I recall reading that the need to lock a door is different in our day than it was in the East End of the time.
People locked their door (or barricaded it - Prater?), when they were home. The need was...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 07:59 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Why do you assume that McCarthy knew the lock...

Why do you assume that McCarthy knew the lock could be reached through one of the broken panes?
It's jumping to conclusions that is the basis of too many theories in this case.
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 06:21 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Breaking the door down isn't quite correct...

Breaking the door down isn't quite correct though. McCarthy opened his door to avoid the police breaking it...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 07:57 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
I wonder if the erroneous description of Bowyer...

I wonder if the erroneous description of Bowyer being a young man can be attributed to the line where he is described as being a soldier 20 years. Perhaps misread as him being "a soldier 20 years...
Forum: Hutchinson, George Yesterday, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
If the broken pane was stuffed by the coat,...

If the broken pane was stuffed by the coat, surely the Pilot coat, left there by Mrs Harvey (for cleaning?) must be a different coat?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-07-2018, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
I've looked through the British Newspaper Archive...

I've looked through the British Newspaper Archive and cannot find any mention of Bowyer talking about a coat on the Friday or Saturday. The Sunday Times on the 11th provides the first...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-07-2018, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
One other small item of interest, at least for...

One other small item of interest, at least for Gareth, reads:
"The clothes of the woman were lying by the side of the bed, as though they had been taken off and laid down in the ordinary manner."

I...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-07-2018, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
The Sunday Times, 11 Nov. 1888 provided a cursory...

The Sunday Times, 11 Nov. 1888 provided a cursory plan view of the room.
A note 1 to this sketch reads:
Small window - broken, but covered with an old coat. It was through this window that the body...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2018, 03:35 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Plenty of Gentiles were familiar with the Bible,...

Plenty of Gentiles were familiar with the Bible, why only a Jew?
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-05-2018, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
I remember talking about that quote with Debs...

I remember talking about that quote with Debs years ago, I just can't recall if we identified the source.

This must be the pic you mention...
https://i.imgur.com/CRqPlr3.jpg
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-05-2018, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Who was it that wrote her clothes were folded (on...

Who was it that wrote her clothes were folded (on a chair?), and her shoes placed by the fire?

I can't remember the source, but not the actions of someone "very drunk".

It's unfortunate that Dr...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-04-2018, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Judging by what was overheard she seems to have...

Judging by what was overheard she seems to have been convincing him he would get value for money c/w a little small talk.
I do agree though as Dorset St. was a mere 25ft wide, he couldn't help but...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-04-2018, 10:50 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
I guess surgeons can have a bad day like anyone...

I guess surgeons can have a bad day like anyone else, but really......
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-03-2018, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
We also have a killer who has changed his M.O.,...

We also have a killer who has changed his M.O., allowing himself to be seen face to face by a witness in the company of his next victim.
This is a problem in my view.




Generally, killers who prey...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-03-2018, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
:) Yes but I can't imagine how the publican's...

:)
Yes but I can't imagine how the publican's 'boy' would know where Blotchy was headed that night.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-03-2018, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
No, we are not sure. Dr Bond gave his estimate...

No, we are not sure.
Dr Bond gave his estimate but it is highly debatable.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-03-2018, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Aye, but criminals don't normally target their...

Aye, but criminals don't normally target their own kind.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-03-2018, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
What if he was a petty thief, a poser, who stole...

What if he was a petty thief, a poser, who stole all he had and chose to like 'the man'?
He would be someone like Joseph Isaacs, who constantly changed his dress to look like someone he wasn't, and...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-03-2018, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Wickerman
Right, over here they call it waxed cotton, but...

Right, over here they call it waxed cotton, but it's oilskin/oilcloth, just the same. I wear an oilskin jacket for work, its waterproof and durable. No transfer of oil its not like its wet as some...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-03-2018, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Wickerman
Be honest, if that was you would you go out again...

Be honest, if that was you would you go out again dressed like that?
There was likely a noticeable lack of Jewish men wearing Astrachan coats for the next few weeks.
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-03-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 17,401
Posted By Wickerman
I wasn't responding to the question, "where...

I wasn't responding to the question, "where did she get her fish n chips?'. I don't think for a minute McCarthy served up fish & chips, but other establishments better equipped to do so did, and...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 12-02-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 612
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Posted By Wickerman
McCarthy's Chandler's Shop stayed open till...

McCarthy's Chandler's Shop stayed open till 3:00am sometimes, according to Bowyer.
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