The committee meet for approximately 2 hours on speaker days to discuss issues concerning the Whitechapel Society 1888.
Who's Who in our Committee
Mark Galloway was founder member of 'The Cloak & Dagger Club' in 1994. The 'C&D Club' has now developed into 'The Whitechapel Society'. Mark is lifelong President of our Society and takes a very keen interest in the social history of the Victorian East End - he has written many articles on this subject for books and magazines.
Mark Galloway was born & bred in the East End & still lives there.
FROGG Moody lives in Salisbury Wiltshire and has been a member of this society since 1998.
He is director of 'The Midnight Theatre Company' whose production 'Yours Truly, Jack The Ripper' has met with much critical acclaim. He is very much interested in the Victorian social history of London's East End.
Bill grew up in Dagenham and first became interested in the Jack the Ripper story as a 13-year-old when he saw a TV programme by broadcaster Dan Farsan. He has had a number of books published and his latest, Jack the Ripper Unmasked, names the murderer as William Bury. Bill is also holds a fascination with life in the Whitechapel slums of the late 19th century.
ADRIAN Morris was born in St. Andrew's hospital, Neasden only a few hundred yards from Dollis Hill House, where Prime Minister, William Gladstone lived. Also, Mark Twain lived there for a while. Winston Churchill had war-time apartments there also!! No, doesn't know 'Twiggy'!
After leaving school studied 'Product Design' at South Bank University, taught by Dr. Peirs Corbyn (the 'nuclear Weather-man'). Eventually, years afterwards, studied Political Science at Birkbeck College, UCL and gained a B.A. degree.
Being a Londoner, there has always been an interest in the Whitechapel murderer, but the Centenary year (1988) opened real interest. Has been a member of WS1888 ('Cloak & Dagger Club') since the very first year.
Susan Marie Parry
Petrina is a Specialist Biomedical Scientist who became interested in the Whitechapel Murders after reading Philip Sugden's book, The complete History of Jack the Ripper. She has since developed a great fascination with the Victorian social history of London's East End. Petrina joined the Whitechapel Society in 2006.