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The H Division Police Force


Matthew Macfadyen’s character in “Ripper Street,” Inspector Reid, was an actual police officer within the H Division. Find out more about the police force that was responsible for bringing Jack the Ripper to justice below: When the 1829 Metropolitan Police Act was passed through the Parliament of the United Kingdom, it introduced a new Policing […]

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The Jack the Ripper Virtual Tour – Extended


STOP 1. 7th August 1888. THE DEATH OF MARTHA TABRAM Start your tour on Whitechapel High street in front of the Whitechapel Art gallery next to exit 3 of Aldgate East Station. Turning right proceed a few Yards until you see the White hart pub , beside which will be a narrow lane way called […]

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By 1888, London was the largest capital in the world and the center of the ever-increasing British empire. Queen Victoria had been on the throne for over 50 years and the public face of Britain reflected Victoria’s lifestyle; proud, dignified and above all, proper. It was the center of empire, culture, finance, communication and transportation, with a […]

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