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 6th April

Jo Vigor-Mungovin – Talking about The Elephant Man

**New Venue and start time**

The Crutched Friar, 39-41 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE

Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start

Next interim meeting

Saturday 2nd March

See the WS interim page on Facebook for more details or contact Steve Rattey.


Future speakers 2019

Saturday 1st June – The Gentle Author

THE CRIES OF LONDON, images of London street traders over the last 400 years.



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

Professor William Fishman