31 August 1888: The body of Mary Ann Nichols was found at 3.40am in Buck’s Row, Whitechapel. She is commonly known as Jack the Ripper’s first victim.

In this Spooky Isles video, Ripperologist TREVOR N. BOND, from Chronicles Tours,  shows us the murder site 130 years later – Buck’s Row is now known as Durward Street and heavily under construction.

Mary Ann Nichols newspaper
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TREVOR BOND was born in South London to an East End family. He has a long-held fascination with the social and criminal history of London, with a particular interest in the Victorian period. He has spoken at internationally attended conferences and events on subjects ranging from 'Jack the Ripper' to arsenic poisoning, and in 2016 he co-authored 'The A-Z of Victorian Crime'. In 2018 he launched Chronicles Tours, whose current offerings include tours focusing on riots and rebellions, dark deeds in Westminster, the London life of William Shakespeare, the history of Tower Hill, and more. For more information on Chronicles Tours, visit chronicles-uk.com


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