TOWER HAMLETS CEMETERY PARK An oasis of calm in a concrete jungle. Sue Parry It was fantastic to be able to do again the things we so took for granted prior to the pandemic! It was The Whitechapel Society December weekend; a veritable pick-n-mix. On offer to members on the Saturday was a guided…Details
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Review of The Whitechapel Society Meeting of August 2022. With attendance approaching that of pre-pandemic meetings, the mood was good at the August meeting of the Whitechapel Society; just one complication – Sue, known for her parish notices had succumbed to covid so carried out this role via zoom. It was good to have Tony…Details
Scandal at Dolphin Square: A Notorious History The perfect completion to the Whitechapel Society December weekend, the after- lunch speaker at The Chamberlain was Daniel Smith, who along with co-author Simon Danczuk (1) have written this compelling book. In his introduction, Tony Power reminded us that Dan had previously spoken to the Society, via…Details
Review of the April 2023 Meeting of The Whitechapel Society By Louise Grace Rod Beattie presents: “Jack the Ripper: The Policeman”. Tony Power welcomed Rod Beattie to the April meeting of the Whitechapel Society. Rod had travelled all the way from Birmingham, the plan for which was thrown into repeated jeopardy by a threatened rail…Details
Here is an idea of what happens at our Interim Meeting that are our Jack The Ripper discussion groups. In the wake of our trip to the Postal Museum and the exhibition on The Great Train Robbery we found ourselves in the Crutched Friar Pub for the Interim discussion. Tonight, the topic is ‘Why Do…Details