We begin our tour of Jack the Ripper's London with a look at the murder sites as they are in 2021, and contrast it to what they were like in 1888. This will provide you with an insight into the layout of the area and where each murder site was located.
We then head to the East End of London at the time of the Whitechapel Murders in order to provide you with an insight into the historical context of the crimes.
We continue our video tour of the murder sites with a visit to Durward Street (formerly Buck's Row) where, at 3.40am on August 31st 1888, the body of Jack the Ripper's first victim, Mary Nichols, was found at around 3.40am by a carter named Charles Cross, who was on his way to work.
Our tour continues with a visit to Hanbury Street where, at 6am on the 8th September 1888, the body of victim number two, Annie Chapman, was found in the backyard of number 29.
Following an absence of several weeks, Jack the Ripper returned on the 30th September 1888 and killed two women in the space of an hour.
The body of the first victim of the day, Elizabeth Stride, was found in Dutfield's Yard, off Berner Street (now Henriques Street), at 1am.
At 1.45am, on the 30th of September, 1888, PC Watkins patrolled his beat into Mitre Square, in the City of London, and found the body of Catherine Eddowes, the second victim of the night.
We conclude the video tour of the Jack the Ripper murder sites by describing the events of 9th November 1888 when the body of the final victim, Mary Kelly, was found in her room in Miller's Court, off Dorset Street, in Spitalfields.