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Forum: Witnesses Today, 12:11 PM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Jacob was certainly there in 1911. Aged 34, so...

Jacob was certainly there in 1911. Aged 34, so unlikely to have been running a business in 1888.
Forum: Witnesses Today, 11:26 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
In 1884, a general dealer named William Harris...

In 1884, a general dealer named William Harris was accused of selling adulterated milk from 32, Christian Street. He was still there in 1889 - and still selling dodgy milk.
Forum: Witnesses Today, 08:39 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Yes, Joshua, that was one of the reasons I asked...

Yes, Joshua, that was one of the reasons I asked where it was.
Forum: Witnesses Today, 06:35 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Thanks, SC. I tried to look him up in Charles...

Thanks, SC.

I tried to look him up in Charles Booth’s Jewish Tailors notebooks, but couldn’t find him. Not really a tailor,...
Forum: Witnesses Today, 05:50 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Exclamation Is it known where the Minsky shop in the photo...

Is it known where the Minsky shop in the photo was located?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 10:47 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
The evidence at the OB trial confirms Levy’s shop...

The evidence at the OB trial confirms Levy’s shop was 10/12 yards from Stoney Lane.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 10:15 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Nothing is ever simple! The tea warehouse (Paget...

Nothing is ever simple!

The tea warehouse (Paget and Piggott) was at 36 in late 1889. Presumably the Kelly’s entry confirms that the 36 from where the Levys ran their business was in the City.
Forum: Levy, Jacob Yesterday, 08:25 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I did a bit of digging into the name ‘Jack’ a...

I did a bit of digging into the name ‘Jack’ a while back.

https://www.jtrforums.com/showthread.php?t=24492&highlight=spring-heeled
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 06:41 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I don’t know the answer myself. The article...

I don’t know the answer myself.

The article says:

36, Middlesex Street where Kelly's London Business Directory for 1888 lists Jacob Levy, his wife Sarah, and numerous children as residing, with...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 06:16 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Are we sure Levy was living at 36 MS at the time?

Are we sure Levy was living at 36 MS at the time?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 06:10 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I believe you are right, Gareth. Which means the...

I believe you are right, Gareth. Which means the King article is wrong. It tells us Levy was nestled in the City.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 05:56 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Gareth, You have Levy living on the east side of...

Gareth,

You have Levy living on the east side of Middlesex Street. Is that right?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 05:16 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
This is what Mark King says: The calendar...

This is what Mark King says:

The calendar records for the Central Criminal Court have an entry for Jacob Levy having been arrested on 10 March 1886 for the theft of a weight of meat from his...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 05:06 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Levy was not convicted of theft. But, hey, he...

Levy was not convicted of theft. But, hey, he lived in the hot zone, so he must be the killer.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 04:30 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Imagining regular residents of the respectable...

Imagining regular residents of the respectable Victoria Home to have been anonymous to the staff and other regular residents is certainly naive.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 03:57 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
With a bit of tweaking you might be able to move...

With a bit of tweaking you might be able to move your hot spot to the Providence Row refuge, thereby making a Sister of Mercy a more likely suspect than Charles Lechmere.😂
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 03:49 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
There you go - a hot spot where your absence or...

There you go - a hot spot where your absence or late arrival on 4 significant occasions would surely ring a bell.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 03:42 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
A knacker’s yard did not produce butcher’s meat....

A knacker’s yard did not produce butcher’s meat. It was not allowed to by law.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 03:33 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
I’m sure the model could be used to tell us in...

I’m sure the model could be used to tell us in which room of which building the killer was most likely to have lived, but how meaningful would that be?

Next room, next building, next street, next...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 02:38 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Is Carrie in Scotland Yard’s WM file? I...

Is Carrie in Scotland Yard’s WM file?

I would have said the same a little while back, but I’m starting to have a bit of a Kelly wobble. Particularly since the hazy Mr...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 02:29 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
In the context of this thread...

In the context of this thread ‘outside’ only has to be outside of the hot zone. Living a mere 7 minutes walk away from the Nichols site, having a lifetime’s familiarity with St...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 02:21 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Why leave out the Pinchin Street victim or...

Why leave out the Pinchin Street victim or Mylett?

It would be interesting to see what effect their inclusion had on the ‘hot zone’.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 02:12 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
The opportunities were greater than elsewhere and...

The opportunities were greater than elsewhere and he was familiar with the area. He didn’t have to live slap bang in the middle of it.
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 02:05 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Ah, but why did he do most of his killing of...

Ah, but why did he do most of his killing of semi-vagrant doss-house residents in an area where there was the greatest concentration of such? He must have lived there himself -...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness Yesterday, 01:53 AM
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Posted By MrBarnett
Indeed, Fish. How far was his ‘commute’ to...

Indeed, Fish.


How far was his ‘commute’ to Buck’s Row, I wonder? More or less than Levy’s?
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