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OUR October 2018 Speaker was John Malcolm. He is originally from New Hampshire in the United States, but now lives in Cardiff. His crossing of the Atlantic was directly influenced by his fascination for Jack the Ripper. But his talk would be one of reminiscence, reflection and observation. Twenty-five Years of Adventure, Introspection & Exasperation…Details
Saturday 1st December A.G.M The Society’s A.G.M will be at 6pm in the basement room of the Chamberlain Hotel on Saturday 1st December 2018. December Meeting We are delighted to announce that our speaker will be Jon Rees whose talk is entitled “A Century Apart: Profiles of Jack the Ripper”. Doors will open at 7pm for a…Details
WHITECHAPEL SOCIETY INTERIM EVENT JULY 2018 BY TONY POWER When we arranged to visit the River Police Museum in Wapping earlier in the year, we had no idea that we would all still have an interest in the World Cup—how wrong we were!! While England’s unexpected progress did have an inevitable effect on our numbers,…Details
INTERIM MEETING JULY 2018 BY STEVE RATTEY Question: If Gareth Southgate did wonders for the England’s World Cup football team today, but in doing so decimated the turnout for today’s interim meeting, what should we think of him? When I first persuaded the Thames River Police to open the doors of their museum to…Details
The main aim of Steve Blomer’s walk was to show us the routes taken by Charles Lechmere/Cross and Robert Paul from their homes to the place in Bucks Row where they encountered the body of Polly Nichols. But the walk also covered lots of other points of interest along the way and we had an afternoon of…Details
INTERIM MEETING REVIEW (MAY) – STEVE RATTEY The topic for discussion was proposed by Ed Stow in March: is there a link between the Thames Torso Murders (TTM) and Jack the Ripper? Since he was one of the few regular attendees who knew sufficiently about the TTM, we thought it best to keep the discussion…Details