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Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 01-19-2019, 02:01 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
According to the Morning Advertiser account of...

According to the Morning Advertiser account of Levy's evidence, which seems to be the most detailed, it is the lamp at the club which had been improved since the murder;

"The spot is better lighted...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 01-16-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
I believe it was the Commercial Gas Company,...

I believe it was the Commercial Gas Company, Harford Street, Stepney

https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/#zoom=16.687494334894183&lat=51.5194&lon=-0.0373&layers=163&b=1
Forum: General Discussion 01-13-2019, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Are you suggesting that the murders were...

Are you suggesting that the murders were committed using a viciously sharp slice of mango?
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 01-11-2019, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Not to mention confusing a report of the Nichols...

Not to mention confusing a report of the Nichols murder with that of Annie Chapman on page 6. Pretty shoddy.
Forum: Lechmere/Cross, Charles 01-11-2019, 10:23 AM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi Jon, According to the Pall Mall Gazette...

Hi Jon,
According to the Pall Mall Gazette account of his arrest;

"Police-constable Fraser related that at two in the morning on February 10 he was in Butler-street, Spitalfields, and heard a...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-10-2019, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Oops, scratch that. The Times has a slightly...

Oops, scratch that. The Times has a slightly fuller version of the same answer;

"By the Jury. - We have had tools lost from the works. I do not think it possible that anyone could have lowered the...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 01-10-2019, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hi jerry, I noticed a line in Brown's evidence...

Hi jerry,
I noticed a line in Brown's evidence that puzzles me. He says in the Daily Telegraph 9 Oct, apparently in response to a question from the jury;

"I do not think it possible that any one...
Forum: Torso Killings 01-09-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,339
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Hardly guaranteed to be found. If it made anyone...

Hardly guaranteed to be found. If it made anyone look foolish, it was the workmen who didn't find it for quite some time, perhaps two months.
There was a locker provided for the storage of tools...
Forum: Torso Killings 01-09-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,339
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Good point. Since the foundations were originally...

Good point. Since the foundations were originally dug for an opera house, it's possible the torso dumper was some sort of music critic.

But if he wanted the torso to be found, why go to the trouble...
Forum: Torso Killings 01-08-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,339
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Yes, the house belonged to his son, also Percy...

Yes, the house belonged to his son, also Percy Shelley (no Bysshe) but I believe it was rented out as he was abroad at the time.
Forum: Torso Killings 01-08-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,339
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Not the Whitehall torso, as the kidneys were...

Not the Whitehall torso, as the kidneys were still in situ.

In fact, I believe the kidneys of all the 87-89 torso victims were recovered, so there would need to be another unknown victim for this to...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 01-04-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
You'd think that if he was trying to insert...

You'd think that if he was trying to insert himself into her account, he might have mentioned seeing her go ino the court, rather than deny seeing her.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 01-01-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
I'm happy to believe sister could have been used...

I'm happy to believe sister could have been used in the close friend sense. Less comfortable accepting that a married woman would be described as a widow, even if she'd lost a previous...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 01-01-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thank you! I was sure I'd seen something more...

Thank you! I was sure I'd seen something more than the Mrs M'Carthy one, but couldn't locate it again. Should have looked in my out-tray.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 01-01-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
That was my thought too Jon, about that line. He...

That was my thought too Jon, about that line. He also "refused to leave his bag in the possession of one of the women" in one version, but another says he put it down and Mrs Kennedy picked it up....
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 01-01-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Was it this one from the Morning Advertiser 10...

Was it this one from the Morning Advertiser 10 Nov. Jon?

"Mrs. M'Carthy, the landlady, might easily have seen the murderer as he passed out of the court, but she observes a strict reticence, having...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 12-31-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Jon, It's not true that the first mention of debt...

Jon,
It's not true that the first mention of debt is at the inquest, it was mentioned from the off, eg Daily Telegraph 10 Nov;

"McCarthy instructed his man, John Bowyer, a pensioned soldier, to call...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 12-31-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
For what it's worth, I believe the ELA 17 Nov...

For what it's worth, I believe the ELA 17 Nov description of Julia Vanturney as a German could well be a misreporting of her saying she was a charwoman, as other papers report.
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 12-29-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
And Barnett claimed they were both prostitutes,...

And Barnett claimed they were both prostitutes, in the PIP, and blamed them for the break-up. Is this where the term "scrubber" originated? Although come to think of it wasn't Julia reported to be a...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 12-27-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Thanks Jon, I must have missed that. Do you have...

Thanks Jon, I must have missed that. Do you have the source?
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 12-27-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Maria Harvey said at inquest that she was in Mary...

Maria Harvey said at inquest that she was in Mary Jane's room when Joe called. He said, in the Daily News;
"[Coroner] Was there any one else there on the Thursday evening ? - Yes, a woman who lives...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 12-27-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
According to the PIP 17 Nov interview with...

According to the PIP 17 Nov interview with Barnett;
"We lived comfortably until Marie allowed a prostitute named Julia to sleep in the same room. I objected; and as Mrs. Harvey afterwards came and...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 12-26-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By Joshua Rogan
According to the relevant Goad map, the only...

According to the relevant Goad map, the only cottages in Miller's Court to have a firewall are numbers 5 and 6, which would be consistent with the picture, if the fireplace is on the left (though it...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 12-26-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By Joshua Rogan
This picture was apparently published in the...

This picture was apparently published in the Illustrated London News in 1891. The article reads;
"Here is a decent old couple who make such cheap wire articles as toasting-forks, gridirons, and the...
Forum: Mary Jane Kelly 12-24-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 24,085
Posted By Joshua Rogan
Not according to Barnett himself, in the Penny...

Not according to Barnett himself, in the Penny Illustrated Paper 17 Nov;

"I left her, and took lodgings elsewhere. I told her that I would come back if she would go and live somewhere else. I used...
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