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Forum: Non-Fiction Today, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Thanks for clarifying.

Thanks for clarifying.
Forum: Witnesses Today, 06:49 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
I guess by a kind of dead reckoning. You think...

I guess by a kind of dead reckoning. You think back to the last time you saw a clock and estimate how long ago that was. How often was anyone's clock or watch checked against anything else? In an era...
Forum: Witnesses Today, 06:42 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
I don't think the brewery clock had church...

I don't think the brewery clock had church bells.:scratchchin:
Forum: Hutchinson, George Today, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Just so. It was though, the opinion of an...

Just so. It was though, the opinion of an experienced detective who knew the local area and its lighting conditions. Some (not including you I suspect) dismiss his opinion too quickly.



It's not...
Forum: Non-Fiction Yesterday, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Bridewell
Albert Cadosch's mother died around 1867 so any...

Albert Cadosch's mother died around 1867 so any reference to cat owner is almost certainly to his stepmother.

While checking that death date I've just found a Non-Conformist Record from April 1867...
Forum: Non-Fiction Yesterday, 11:38 AM
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Views: 3,603
Posted By Bridewell
There will always be debate as to how many of the...

There will always be debate as to how many of the victims were prostitutes. For me the important aspect is not what they were but whether or not it has any bearing on why they were killed. The "Dear...
Forum: Witnesses Yesterday, 11:25 AM
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Views: 7,878
Posted By Bridewell
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Elizabeth Stride Yesterday, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
You say that "nobody saw or heard her...

You say that "nobody saw or heard her putting up a fight" but isn't that what Schwartz claims to have done? I think his rather strange claim that she called out but not very loudly might be explained...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,267
Posted By Bridewell
And Elizabeth Long's appearance at the Chapman...

And Elizabeth Long's appearance at the Chapman inquest being followed by the murder of a woman nicknamed Long Liz.
Forum: General Police Discussion Yesterday, 11:00 AM
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Views: 1,060
Posted By Bridewell
I'm not 100% certain but I think those are Good...

I'm not 100% certain but I think those are Good Conduct Stripes.
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-11-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,443
Posted By Bridewell
If I remember correctly that (a preference for...

If I remember correctly that (a preference for Cadosch's time) was the coroner's view also, even though he found Long's evidence impressive in every other respect..
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-11-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 59,443
Posted By Bridewell
18808 Perhaps when he said that he noted the...

18808

Perhaps when he said that he noted the time as he passed the Spitalfields Church he meant when he had a good view of it from the far side of Commercial Street - although that would presumably...
Forum: Annie Chapman 09-11-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 334
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Posted By Bridewell
18806 How did Cadosch note the time as being...

18806

How did Cadosch note the time as being specifically 5.32am? This image was recorded at 5.32 (though a.m. not p.m.). I could only see that it was about 5.30 when I took it. What reason did...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-11-2018, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Cadosch's time of 5.32 records when he passed the...

Cadosch's time of 5.32 records when he passed the Spitalfields Church (Christchurch) which is about a two minute walk from 27 Hanbury Street; presumably, if correct, that means he left home about...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-11-2018, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
I so don't want to ever fall out with you!:love:

I so don't want to ever fall out with you!:love:
Forum: Witnesses 09-11-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,878
Posted By Bridewell
Chandler actually gives two different times for...

Chandler actually gives two different times for the same incident -

in his report dated 8th September he says he learned of the Chapman murder "at 6.10am", but in his inquest testimony he gives the...
Forum: Witnesses 09-11-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,878
Posted By Bridewell
I've just spent about half an hour looking...

I've just spent about half an hour looking through my copy of "The Ultimate" at times given by police witnesses in (mainly) inquest testimony and also those given by police surgeons and the...
Forum: Witnesses 09-11-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 120
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Posted By Bridewell
The only ones I would accept as being in any way...

The only ones I would accept as being in any way precise are those given by a witness likely to have been in possession of a reliable watch and with a clear reason to note the time at the time

-...
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-11-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,846
Posted By Bridewell
One thing I learned in 13 years as a police...

One thing I learned in 13 years as a police custody sergeant - every drunk is different. Everyone's metabolism is different. Some drunks are placid, some violent. Some are noisy, some quiet. Some...
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 09-11-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 47,040
Posted By Bridewell
Indeed - and he should not be mocked for doing so.

Indeed - and he should not be mocked for doing so.
Forum: Witnesses 09-09-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,878
Posted By Bridewell
Sorry to be a bit late with this. If you were...

Sorry to be a bit late with this. If you were able to look at my old pocket books (long since destroyed sadly) you'd find that a lot of the times entered were rounded to the nearest 5 minutes - I...
Forum: Hutchinson, George 09-09-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,627
Views: 83,096
Posted By Bridewell
Spot on, Jon. A good interviewer will ask many...

Spot on, Jon. A good interviewer will ask many questions before writing a single word and will continue to ask questions until the witness's account is clear in his or her mind. Only then will a...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 09-09-2018, 03:53 AM
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Posted By Bridewell
Nice picture, Mr Barnett. Thanks for posting.

Nice picture, Mr Barnett. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-09-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Bridewell
I presume you've seen the brief history of what...

I presume you've seen the brief history of what is known that is published within the forum - but just in case you haven't:-


https://www.casebook.org/victims/stride.html
Forum: Elizabeth Stride 09-09-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Bridewell
Thanks, Anton. I speak no Swedish but I'm sure...

Thanks, Anton. I speak no Swedish but I'm sure anyone who does would appreciate a sight of it. (A belated welcome to Casebook btw).
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