Introduction
Victims
Suspects
Witnesses
Ripper Letters
Police Officials
Official Documents
Press Reports
Victorian London
Message Boards
Ripper Media
Authors
Dissertations
Timelines
Games & Diversions
Photo Archive
Ripper Wiki
Casebook Examiner
Ripper Podcast
About the Casebook

 Search:


Most Recent Posts:
Lechmere/Cross, Charles: Evidence of innocence - by drstrange169 1 minute ago.
Lechmere/Cross, Charles: Evidence of innocence - by Trevor Marriott 29 minutes ago.
Rippercast: A Petticoat Parley: Women in Ripperology - by harry 1 hour ago.
Witnesses: If Schwartz Lied ... - by Wickerman 5 hours ago.
Rippercast: A Petticoat Parley: Women in Ripperology - by Ally 7 hours ago.
Rippercast: A Petticoat Parley: Women in Ripperology - by harry 8 hours ago.
Witnesses: If Schwartz Lied ... - by NotBlamedForNothing 8 hours ago.
Rippercast: A Petticoat Parley: Women in Ripperology - by harry 8 hours ago.

Most Popular Threads:
Maybrick, James: One Incontrovertible, Unequivocal, Undeniable Fact Which Refutes the Diary - (61 posts)
Witnesses: If Schwartz Lied ... - (24 posts)
Rippercast: A Petticoat Parley: Women in Ripperology - (13 posts)
Lechmere/Cross, Charles: Evidence of innocence - (10 posts)
Scene of the Crimes: Who has the goods? - (7 posts)
A6 Murders: A6 Rebooted - (5 posts)


The City Press (London)
Wednesday, 14 November 1888

It is with great regret that I read in yesterday's Times the suggestion the Rev. Prebendary Rogers makes in regard to the unfortunate women who on account of the recent murders have been engaging so much public attention. The rector of Bishopsgate says, "All these women who ply the meretricious trade should be registered, and if need be licensed! I know the cry that will be raised against this, but I ask, are the interests of society to be sacrificed to a blatant prudery? Secondly, there should be a house to house visitation (if necessary) by the police - police dressed as the 'new police' were when they were first introduced by Sir Robert Peel, in the dress of civilians - men set apart for the work, going in and out among the people and mingling with them."