Durham City

The Gateshead Ripper?

Most people will have heard of “Jack the Ripper“, the person responsible for the gruesome murders in Whitechapel, London, during…

Houses of Parliament and Bridge

The Whitechapel Murders of 1888

The Whitechapel murders of 1888 sent a shiver down the spine of late Victorian England. What would become a series…

Library Archive

Deep in the archive

Today I spent most of the morning with my head in the British Newspaper Archvie . It is a fantastic…