Today sees the anniversary in 1890 of the finding of the body of a fourteen year old girl named of Amelia Jeffs, in West Ham, East London. MISSING SINCE 31st JANUARY On Friday 31st January, Amelia had been […]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.
The women of East London in the late 19th century were a hardy bunch. Of that there can be little doubt. Indeed, the daily battle they were forced to fight in order for, not just themselves but often […]Read Article
Ask a cross section of people when the Jack the Ripper murders ended and you will, most probably, get an assortment of answers. Some might say that the crimes came to an end with the murder of Mary […]Read Article
There is an awful lot of rebuilding work going on in the East End of London at the moment. The area around Mitre Square, for example, is being completely redeveloped and, although it seems that what will arise […]Read Article
One of the many intriguing places to visit on a trip to the East End is the Ragged School Museum, which is situated at 46-50 Copperfield Road, London, E3. The museum itself occupies a group of three canal-side buildings, and […]Read Article
The streets of the East End of London, and particularity those around Brick Lane and Spitalfields, are a positive magnet for street artists and almost every square inch of every wall boasts impressive examples of urban street art. […]Read Article
It must have seemed very strange indeed. After centuries of having to light candles, and then having to turn on the gas to ensure you can see your way around during the hours of darkness, to suddenly find […]Read Article
Unbelievably, it is now February 2016 – where does the time go? Over the last 12 months there has been a huge amount of change in the East End of London, especially around Spitalfields. It was this seismic […]Read Article
One of the most tragic things about studying the oceans of newspaper ink that was expounded in the reporting of the case, is the number of ordinary people, men women and children, who found themselves caught up in […]Read Article
It is most interesting to study press reports on the Jack the Ripper murders, as it helps us to glean an impression of how the murders were perceived by the community at large, both at the time they […]Read Article