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An Examination of the Actions of Charles Allen Lechmere at the Place where the Body of Mary Ann Nichols was Discovered

At the Baxter inquest into the death of Mary Ann (‘Polly’) Nichols, whereat the jury returned a verdict of wilful murder against some person or persons unknown, we know that Charles Lechmere both, for reasons yet not known, used an alias he had not been known to use before, and evaded giving his home address. 492 more words

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Further Investigation of Charles Lechmere’s Movements on the Morning of Mary Ann Nichols’ Murder

At the latest, Charles Allen Lechmere, who presented himself under the alias Charles Allen ‘Cross’ at the inquest, would have been in or about Buck’s Row at twenty-five minutes to four o’clock on the morning of Friday 31 August 1888. 481 more words

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Piecing Together the Movements of Chares Allen Lechmere on the Morning of the Murder of Mary Ann Nichols

Charles Allen Lechmere, presenting himself as Charles Allen ‘Cross’ to Mr. Baxter’s inquest, states that he left for work on the morning of Friday 31 August 1888 at half past three. 312 more words

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More on Robert Paul’s Statement to Lloyd’s Weekly Newspaper – Friday 31 August 1888

Another matter that stands out in the account of the discovery of Mary Ann Nichols’ body given by Robert Paul to Lloyd’s Weekly is the series of events after that discovery. 422 more words

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Robert Paul Made a Statement to Llyod’s Weekly Newspaper Later the Same Day – Friday 31 August 1888

Both Charles Allen Lechmere and Robert Paul agree that the latter arrived on Buck’s Row when the former was already at the scene. We can therefore safely focus our attention, for the time being, on the first man on the scene of the crime. 456 more words

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Returning to the Suspect Charles Cross – A More Interesting Character than First Meets the Eye

Charles Andrew Cross is asked to give evidence as a witness to the murder of Mary Ann Nichols to Mr. Wynne E. Baxter, Coroner for South-East Middlesex, at the Working Lad’s Institute on the Whitechapel Road on the Monday after the murder (3 September 1888). 520 more words

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Post-Mortem Examination of Mary Ann Nichols by Dr. Rees Ralph Llewellyn

When PC John Thain (96J, Bethnal Green) arrived back at the scene of the crime on Buck’s Row with Dr. Llewellyn at about between ten minutes to and four o’clock in the morning, the doctor conducted a cursory preliminary examination of the body. 446 more words

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