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The Trial of Jack the Ripper: The Case of William Bury (1859-89)
Euan Macpherson
Mainstream Publishing, 2005
ISBN: 1-84596-011-4
Softcover

Casebook Review:

A brilliant overview of the case against William Henry Bury, by the man who first brought him to wide attention in the 1980s. The first half of the book is devoted to a biographical account, along with detailed coverage of the murder and subsequent trial. Unfortunately the second half, a basic overview of the Ripper crimes, contains far too many errors and ommissions.

Nevertheless, this is certainly the best book yet published on Bury and his Ripper connections, and anyone interested in his candidacy would surely find much value in this book. Recommended.


Related pages:
  W.H. Bury
       Dissertations: Where We Are with Bury 
       Message Boards: William Henry Bury 
       Press Reports: Atlanta Constitution - 14 February 1889 
       Press Reports: Frederick News - 11 February 1889 
       Press Reports: Frederick News - 13 February 1889 
       Press Reports: Freeborn County Standard - 21 February 1889 
       Press Reports: Fresno Weekly Republican - 15 February 1889 
       Press Reports: Mitchell Daily Republican - 13 February 1889 
       Press Reports: New York Tribune - 13 February 1889 
       Press Reports: Olean Democrat - 14 February 1889 
       Press Reports: Standard (Minnesota) - 13 February 1889 
       Press Reports: Stevens Point Daily Journal - 16 February 1889 
       Press Reports: Times [London] - 29 March 1889 
       Press Reports: Washington Post - 17 November 1907 
       Ripper Media: Jack the Ripper: A Suspect Guide - William Henry Bury 
       Ripper Media: Jack the Ripper: Anatomy of a Myth 
       Suspects: William Henry Bury