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Our blog features articles that cover a wide range of subjects concerning many aspects of the Jack the Ripper case and about the streets and history of the East End of London.

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.

We publish a new blog every other day, so be sure to check back regularly for the most recent articles.

The Spiritualist Detectives

By early October, 1888, with the police quite evidently unable to catch the perpetrator of the Whitechapel atrocities, numerous private individuals were coming forward to offer advice and opinions on how the killer, who by this time was becoming […]

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Ghosts With Revolvers

Today, I thought I’d take a break from things to do with Jack the Ripper and the Whitechapel murders, and take a look at other scary stories that appeared in the Victorian newspapers in the late 1880’s. Ghost […]

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The Curse Upon Mitre Square

In November, 1888, with the horrors of the Whitechapel murders being reported almost daily in the newspapers, and many of the press reports being couched in a distinctly Gothic horror format, John Francis Brewer spotted the opportunity afforded […]

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