Welcome to The Whitechapel Society

The Whitechapel Society 1888 is a historical society that promotes the study of the Whitechapel murders and the social impact that this event had on the East End of London.

Victorian and Edwardian life and culture in the East End of London also features in the interest of the Society along with other true crime events that are often intertwined with the Whitechapel murder and the East End in general.

Next meeting

Saturday 1st April

Guest speaker: David Thompson –

The Church Without: A History Of Christchurch Spitalfields.

Former Magazine Art Editor, David Thompson, is now a London Blue Badge Guide & Lecturer, specialising in architectural tours and topics. He is also a practising artist, and currently studying at the Royal School of Drawing.

See Meetings page for location details


Next interim meeting

Saturday 4th March from 7pm at The Chamberlain – Methods of research

The Identity of Jack The Ripper still remains the greatest enigma in the annals of unsolved crime

Professor William Fishman

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21 years of Jack the Ripper
the Whitechapel Society