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.

Journal update

Some journals were delayed in being sent due to a backlog at the post office – however, they were all sent as of 19th Dec. Apologies for the delay at this busy time of year.

Next meeting

Saturday 3rd February

David Bullock.

Details coming soon….


See Meetings page for location details

Next interim meeting

Saturday 6th January

Meet for an evening of conversation on a Whitechapel related subject

Chamberlain Hotel Bar, Minories.



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