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Mary Ann Monk

Witness at Mary Ann Nichols' inquest.

Described as a 'young woman with a flushed face and a haughty air'[1], she was a former inmate of the Lambeth Workhouse and she knew Nichols from her time there six or seven years previously[2]. She also claimed to have last seen her six weeks previously in a pub in the New Kent Road and drank with her[3].

Mary Ann Monk was the first person to positively identify Nichols' body in the mortuary at 7.30pm, 31st August 1888.

References

  1. Jack the Ripper: The Facts, Paul Begg (Robson 2006)
  2. Inquest report, The Times, 4th September 1888
  3. Evening Standard, 1st September 1888

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