83 - The Periphery of the Canon

In the midst of the furor in the press, British and otherwise, circulating around the notorious Jack The Ripper murders in Whitechapel, references are made to a number of murders attributed to the same killer. Several of these cases are discussed here, and the particulars of them examined to determine whether the notion of their being Ripper murders is a theory with any merit.


“A Jack the Ripper in Holland.” Wilkes-Barre (PA) Record, November 25, 1898.

“Another Jack the Ripper.” Mound Valley (KS) Herald, September 8, 1893.

“Brutal Murder in St. Catherine.” Kingston Daily Gleaner, January 1, 1889.

“De drievoudige moord te Marolleput.” Nieuwsblad van het Noorden. November 17, 1893.

“De moord te Marolleput.” Dagblad van Zuidholland en 's Gravenhage, September 1, 1893.

De moord te Marolleput.” Opregte Haarlemsche Courant, September 11, 1893.

“El Destripador Asturiano.” El Imparcial, April 6, 1895.

“Fiendish Murder of a Young Woman Near Gateshead.” Hull Daily Mail, September 24, 1888.

“Jack At Work Again.” Mitchell (SD) Daily Republican, January 23, 1889.

“Jack el Destripador en España.” El Imparcial, April 5, 1895.

“Jack The Ripper.” Atchison (KS) Daily Globe, February 7, 1889.

“Moord te Marolleput.” De Telegraaf, September 1, 1893.

“Moord te Marolleput.” De Telegraaf, September 6, 1893.

“Moord te Marolleput.” De Telegraaf, September 12, 1893.

“Murder At Birtley.” Illustrated Police News, September 29, 1888.

“Spanish Town.” Kingston Daily Gleaner, January 11, 1889.

Spanish Town.” Kingston Daily Gleaner, January 14, 1889.

The Gateshead Murder.” Eastern Morning News, September 26, 1888.

The Murder of Estina Crawford.” Kingston Daily Gleaner, January 16, 1889.

The Tragedy Near Gateshead.” Hull Daily Mail, September 25, 1888.

Begg, Paul and John Bennett. Jack the Ripper: The Forgotten Victims. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013.

Machiel Lampier (1858 - 1931) - Genealogy (geni.com)

Maria Theresia Banckaart (c.1819 - 1893) - Genealogy (geni.com)

Rosalia Bert (c.1853 - 1893) - Genealogy (geni.com)

Melanie Octavie Bert (c.1852 - 1893) - Genealogy (geni.com)

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