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  • **Jack The Ripper In Belfast**

    Belfast Telegraph
    October 11, 1888
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    The Arrest In Memel Street

    11 Memel Street ( Bridge on the now demolished East Belfast street shown here....Memel Street features in an old black and white English Movie called 'Jacqueline' starring John Gregson (1)) and is now situated in Rotterdam Court.... Rotterdam Court indicated by the arrow nestled up near the River Lagan, which cuts right through Belfast.


    (1) Information found on this Belfastian website :


    http://www.belfastforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=37208.0




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      Arrested For Suspicion In Regard To The Whitechapel Murders

      Belfast Telegraph
      October 12, 1888
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        Convicted For Burglary In Liverpool....

        Two weeks later....with little in the press over this period of time regarding William John Foster, we eventually come across this :

        Belfast Weekly News
        October 27, 1888
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        • #5
          Nina looked into the matter of his trial for burglary.....Foster received 12 months on the charge. Pretty lenient when you consider other contemporary trials for burglary and their issued prison sentences.
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            This one from the 16th.

            Belfast Telegraph
            October 16, 1888
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              Had a lot of issues with the speed of my connection today...sorry for posting these out of chronological order.

              Belfast Telegraph
              October 19, 1888
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