Annie Chapman, whose murder took place in the backyard of 29 Hanbury Street, on 8th September 188, is thought to have been the second of Jack the Ripper’s victims. It was with her death that the general unease […]Read Article
Here in the Latest News you can read the latest articles on the Jack the Ripper crimes, watch videos and also get suggestions for other things to do in London.
You can also keep up to date with what’s going on in the East End and find out if there will be any travel disruption on the day of your tour with us.
As has been mentioned in many of our recent blogs on the Jack the Ripper murders, the newspapers were falling over themselves as they attempted to bring as many of the facts about the killing spree to their […]Read Article
On Tuesday 2nd October 1888 the newspapers were bursting with the latest information on the two new murders that had occurred in the early hours of the 30th September. The press criticism of the Metropolitan Police showed no […]Read Article
Since the 30th September 1888 was a Sunday, few newspapers went to press that day and so Londoners at large only heard rumours of another two murders in the East End of London that had happened that day. […]Read Article
As you make your way around the East End of London you encounter many locations that are still much as they were in 1888 at the time of the Jack the Ripper murders. These wonderful locations are almost […]Read Article
Adam Wood has, over the years, made a huge contribution to Jack the Ripper studies and to the study of Victorian and East End history in general. He has published scholarly articles on major players in the investigation, […]Read Article
It was on this day (September 24th) in 1888 that George Bernard Shaw’s letter entitled Blood Money to Whitechapel was published by The Star newspaper. Today, of course, the name of George Bernard Shaw is famous throughout the […]Read Article
On Saturday 22nd September 1888, The East London Advertiser reported that the inquest into the murder of Mary Nichols – which had taken place in Buck’s Row, Whitechapel on August 31st 1888 – had resumed on the previous Monday. […]Read Article
One of the things that many people who join our nightly tour notice is just how much wonderful and colourful street art adorns the walls of the buildings that we pass as we go round. So, for today’s […]Read Article
In a previous post we discussed the East End tragedy of Soloman Galaman, aged 11 who was run over on Commercial Street whilst saving the life of his little brother and who is now remembered on a poignant […]Read Article