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:
General Suspect Discussion: Window of Time for Nichols murder - by Great Aunt 29 minutes ago.
Rippercast: Rippercast Audio Archives: The Maybrick Diary - by rjpalmer 30 minutes ago.
General Suspect Discussion: Jack the Ripper's Knife Found - by jmenges 45 minutes ago.
General Discussion: Height of Jack's infamy? - by Tecs 1 hour ago.
General Discussion: Height of Jack's infamy? - by Simon Wood 2 hours ago.
General Discussion: Height of Jack's infamy? - by Al Bundy's Eyes 2 hours ago.
General Suspect Discussion: Jack the Ripper's Knife Found - by Herlock Sholmes 2 hours ago.
General Suspect Discussion: Jack the Ripper's Knife Found - by Herlock Sholmes 2 hours ago.

Most Popular Threads:
Witnesses: Was Israel Schwartz a form of Patsy - (17 posts)
Rippercast: Rippercast Audio Archives: The Maybrick Diary - (13 posts)
General Suspect Discussion: Jack the Ripper's Knife Found - (11 posts)
Elizabeth Stride: The Schwartz/BS Man situation - My opinion only - (9 posts)
Other Mysteries: Who Killed Julia Wallace? - New Evidence - (6 posts)
General Discussion: Height of Jack's infamy? - (4 posts)


Ripperologist No. 62: December 2005


Features


Children of the Ripper: The Killing of Catrine da Costa
Jan Bondeson considers the murder of a prostitute in modern-day Stockholm, its analogies with the Ripper murders and Swedish society’s quick and controversial reaction to it.

The Enigmas of Millers Court
Simon Wood scrutinizes the evidence collected from Mary Jane Kelly’s last abode and reaches some startling conclusions

From the Bars of the Cradle
Rob Hills opens a special section remembering a once familiar street pedlar with an update on his own Ripper suspect.

Mr Ripper or Master Ripper?
StanLey D Reid uncovers a suspect who had been hiding in plain sight.

Man of Shadows
Adam Went, Amanda Howard and Antonio Sironi join hands across the Seven Seas to explore the fascination still exerted by Jack the Ripper from America to Oceania.

A Last Long Journey: The St Saviour’s Story
Eduardo Zinna identifies the baroque splendour that gave rise to one of the most enduring - and implausible – Ripper legends.

Obituary: Link Wray



Regulars


In Brief
The 2005 UK Ripper Conference

I Beg to Report
News news news...

Dear Rip: your letters and comments

On the Crimebeat
Wilf Gregg guides you through the latest additions to the True Crime shelf

The Last Word
Christopher-Michael DiGrazia remembers Mary Jane Kelly and discusses her durable mysteries and her forgotten ghost.



Reviews


The First Jack the Ripper Victim Photographs, By Ear and Eyes, and many more!

Forthcoming Publications


QUOTE FOR DECEMBER: “One day men will look back and say that I gave birth to the twentieth century.”
Ian Holm, as Sir William Gull, From Hell (2001).

We occasionally use material we believe has been placed in the public domain. It is not always possible to identify and contact the copyright holder; if you claim ownership of something we have published we will be pleased to make a proper acknowledgement.

We would like to acknowledge the valuable assistance given by the following people in the production of this issue of Ripperologist: Father Anthony Symondson SJ, Mike Umbers (Hythe Civic Society), Hugo Williams. Thank you!