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1. Jack The Ripper's first victim, Mary Ann Nichols, was known on the streets as "Pearly Poll."
2. Shortly before her murder, Annie Chapman had sought refuge at Crossingham's Lodging House on Dorset Street. At approximately 1:35 a.m. on September 8, 1888, Chapman tells the night watchman, John Evans, that she'll soon return with money. What is Evan's nickname?
3. What was the maiden name of Berner Street victim, Elizabeth Stride?
4. The "Britannia" and "Horn Of Plenty" were public houses located at opposite ends of Dorset Street. Frequented by all five Ripper victims, what was the "Britannia" better known as?
5. Prior to acquiring his infamous moniker, the Whitechapel murderer was thought to be a man called "Leather Apron," otherwise known as who?
6. Even before the Ripper murders, the Whitechapel district was notorious for criminal activity. Combined with poverty, squalor, and overcrowding, this East End district was difficult to police and made worse by the public's often hostile attitude towards law enforcement. In the area adjacent to the murder sites, Whitechapel Road was called what?
7. Which of these murder victims used the name, Mary Ann Kelly?
8. Who were the "High-Rip Gang"?
9. Who, or what, were "Barnaby and Burgho"?
10. Speaking of streets, Number 13 Miller's Court, scene of Mary Kelly's savage murder was, in fact, part of Number 26 Dorset Street. Before being re-named Duval Street in 1904, Dorset Street was also known as what?
11. Before she was known as "Long Liz," Elizabeth Stride went by the names "Ginger" or "Fair Ginger."
12. Mary Kelly had been in residence at Miller's Court since early 1888. John McCarthy, who ran his chandler's business out of Number 27 Dorset Street, was also the landlord of the Miller's Court properties. What were these properties called?
13. "Indian Harry" was the first to glimpse the mutilated remains of Mary Kelly. Sent to Number 13 Miller's Court to collect the rent money, what is this man's real name?
14. On her death certificate, registered on November 17, 1888, how is Kelly's name recorded?
15. The murderer's nickname was invented at a time when there was no shortage of "Jacks" associated with criminal activities. Which of these "Jacks" might feel a kinship with the Ripper?
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