Originally Posted by Spider
I am aware as are most on here that the following was quoted by Sir Melville Macnaghton in his memoirs, it being one of the first communications he read concerning the Ripper;
Nor yet a foreign skipper
That I'm society's pillar[/i]
Any information welcome as I'm unable to find any pointers ;-)
Perhaps Jack's father and uncle were Master Mariners.
His son in law was one of the top people at "Bedlam" and his mentor one of the Queen's doctors.