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Forum: Mary Ann Nichols Yesterday, 10:44 PM
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Why wouldn't that surprise you?

Why wouldn't that surprise you?
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols Yesterday, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Simon Wood
No. 9 Winthrop Street. 18868

No. 9 Winthrop Street.

18868
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-20-2018, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Mr. Barnett, Brown's Stable Yard. The trick...

Hi Mr. Barnett,

Brown's Stable Yard.

The trick is to find another yard in Bucks Row/Winthrop Street containing Stables, Coach Houses and Sheds.

And don't forget, all this material wasn't laying...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-20-2018, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Simon Wood
The address of Mr. Brown's Stable Yard was 46...

The address of Mr. Brown's Stable Yard was 46 Winthrop Street [see Goad map]. This suggests there was a means of entrance to the stable yard at this address.

46 Winthrop Street is not listed in the...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-19-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 151
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Posted By Simon Wood
In the creation of the East London Railway...

In the creation of the East London Railway (opening on 10th April 1876), a cutting was dug through the street, beside the school, destroying several cottages in Bucks Row and Winthrop Street [Little...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 10-19-2018, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Batman, I have a copy of the 2005 Keppel...

Hi Batman,

I have a copy of the 2005 Keppel paper.

It's interesting how this subject feeds upon itself, how these academics cite known Ripper authors and generally try to retro-fit modern...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-18-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,115
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Barnflatwyngarde, No offence. I didn't look...

Hi Barnflatwyngarde,

No offence. I didn't look to see who started the thread.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-18-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,115
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Sam, I don't think the matter of "What...

Hi Sam,

I don't think the matter of "What Direction Was Polly Travelling When She Was Killed" will enlighten us to any degree, so I am pleased that the thread has evolved into its current...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-18-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,115
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi John G, "The evidence against any...

Hi John G,

"The evidence against any individual is incredibly flimsy."

How right you are. Every suspect has been put in the dock of popular opinion on the basis of no evidence whatsoever.

Just...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-18-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,115
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi John G, Our mythical Jack didn't injure the...

Hi John G,

Our mythical Jack didn't injure the bladder in the Eddowes murder, unlike Dr. Gordon Brown's assistant when asked to duplicate her injuries in the time allowed.

That's pretty...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-18-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,115
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi John G, Well—but only if you believe it—five...

Hi John G,

Well—but only if you believe it—five minutes on a rain-slicked pavement in Mitre Square for the evisceration of Eddowes doesn't exactly make Jack a slouch.

Thompson is a red herring, an...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-18-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 151
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Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Batman, There are no solid leads in this...

Hi Batman,

There are no solid leads in this case.

Believing that a guy known as Jack the Ripper stalked the East End, and ascribing all manner of lightning surgical skills to him, is the biggest...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-17-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,115
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Steve, You're a Kosminski man, so I sense...

Hi Steve,

You're a Kosminski man, so I sense your reluctance to go along with this idea and pursue it to its utmost.

Don't forget, PC Thain had left his cape at the horse slaughterers.

Sleep on...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-17-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 151
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Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Steve, Think of it this way. The gates of...

Hi Steve,

Think of it this way.

The gates of Brown's Stable Yard opened inwards. This suggests they were locked/fastened from the inside.

If correct, how did Mr. Brown exit the yard?

Through the...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-17-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 151
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Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Steve, To build the railway cutting behind...

Hi Steve,

To build the railway cutting behind the board school, five houses were demolished in Bucks Row, and six in Winthrop Street [Little North Street at the time]. The space abutting the...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-17-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,155
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Roy, I didn't say, because I don't...

Hi Roy,

I didn't say, because I don't know.

Yes, it's perplexing but perfectly possible.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 10-17-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,115
Posted By Simon Wood
Polly Nichols was most likely murdered in...

Polly Nichols was most likely murdered in Winthrop Street.

There was access to Brown's Yard from Winthrop Street and, therefore, access to Bucks Row.

The gates to Brown's Yard opened inwards.

What...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-16-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,155
Posted By Simon Wood
Did Joseph Barnett know Mrs Felix and Mrs...

Did Joseph Barnett know Mrs Felix and Mrs Carthy?

You'll have to decide for yourself.

The man Joseph Barnett called Morganstone [who had lived with Kelly] was Adrianus Morganstern, a gas stoker....
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-16-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,155
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Sam, Barnett, Felix and Carthy may have known...

Hi Sam,

Barnett, Felix and Carthy may have known one another.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-16-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi CJ, 365 suspects, one for each day of the...

Hi CJ,

365 suspects, one for each day of the year. What fun.

Good luck with your book.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-15-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,155
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jon, The victim needn't have told anybody...

Hi Jon,

The victim needn't have told anybody anything.

Barnett, Felix and Carthy filled in the details. The whole of the MJK back-story came from them—nobody else—and might not have had anything to...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-15-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,155
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Robert, Barnett not umming and arring didn't...

Hi Robert,

Barnett not umming and arring didn't help in the hunt for her killer, but did earn him a compliment from the Coroner.

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-15-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,155
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jon, I agree with you regarding MJK not being...

Hi Jon,

I agree with you regarding MJK not being the victim's real name.

You ask, "Did she [the victim] know a real Mary Kelly?"

You then go on to say, "If you are going to adopt a fake persona,...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-13-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,155
Posted By Simon Wood
Hi Jerry, Interesting article. Have you got a...

Hi Jerry,

Interesting article.

Have you got a date etc?

Regards,

Simon
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-13-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 21,155
Posted By Simon Wood
An excellent point, Roy. And by the way,...

An excellent point, Roy.

And by the way, Michael, Anderson didn't go anywhere near Switzerland.
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