Ripper's Alley, as we kids called it in the led from Durward Street through to Whitechapel High Road. We ran through it scared of being caught by Jack, even though the murders were eighty years earlier.
1801 Ordnance Survey Map including The Isle of Dogs, an area in the East End of London that is bounded on three sides (east, south and west) by one of the largest meanders in the River Thames.Where Lucas met his master Lord Raphael
Once at the heart of one of London's most infamous rookeries or slums, Saffron Hill - located between Holborn and Clerkenwell - is forever associated with Charles Dickens' 1838 novel, "Oliver Twist", and in particular with the arch criminal "Fagin".
Jack the Ripper was renowned poet Francis Thompson - England's most notorious serial killer may have been renowned poet Francis Thompson, according to one teacher who claims to have cracked the century-old murder mystery.