A Visit to Whitechapel – Stewart P. Evans

By |February 6th, 2013|News & Stuff|

With an interest in ‘Jack the Ripper’ dating back to the late 1950’s a visit to the area where it all happened was inevitable. However, it was not until I bought Cullen and Odell’s books in 1965 that this interest developed into something more serious. I was very impressed with the books, and, I suppose because it offered a definite suspect, Cullen’s was the one that gripped my imagination the most. […]

The East End: A Brief History

By |February 6th, 2013|News & Stuff|

500 years ago, the East End was no more than green fields through which an old Roman road from Colchester to the City of London passed. The landscapewould have been dominated by the old Roman wall and the Norman St. Paul’s Cathedral, which was some 180 feet taller than the present one. […]