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Victorian Crime and Punishment: Crime in the 19th Century

26.01.21

Jack the Ripper is one of the most prolific murderers in the world. His heinous acts not only left ...

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Chasing the Ripper at Christmas – a Victorian Tale

16.12.20

By the time Christmas 1888 came around, the last of the Whitechapel murders had already taken place...

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What Was Life in Prison Like in Victorian London?

09.12.20

The Victorians had a clear idea of what a prison should be – as unpleasant as possible to deter c...

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What Was Victorian London Like?

16.11.20

The 19th century saw London become the largest city in the world from around 1825, but as new build...

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Introducing Our New Virtual Jack the Ripper Tour Experience

29.10.20

Although we are living in uncertain times amid the COVID-19 pandemic and adhering to restrict...

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What was it really like to live in Whitechapel, London in 1888?

06.01.20

Gas lamp-lit streets and dark, foggy alleys didn’t offer the residents of Whitechapel an in...

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Jack the Ripper and the Rise of the Vigilantes

18.09.19

The crimes committed by Jack the Ripper in London’s East End have captured the imagination ...

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What are the Similarities Between H.H. Holmes and Jack the Ripper?

20.08.19

H.H. Holmes and Jack the Ripper were both notable Victorian serial killers, and over the years, var...

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Comparing Killers: Ted Bundy & Jack the Ripper

13.05.19

The new Zac Efron movie, ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’, tells the true s...

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