Year of the Ripper: The Walthamstow Mystery

Annie Mary French, a 22 year-old married woman, was alone at her home at 208 Boundary Road in Walthamstow, east London, when the errand boy arrived with a piece of paper. She looked at the note and replied simply: “Tell him yes”. The errand boy left and got on with… You must be a paid …

Year of the Ripper: Frank and Bertie Aston

The suspect under arrest was Emma Aston, a 39-year-old factory worker accused of murdering her two young sons. She had suffocated them both, first twelve-month old Frank and then two year-old Bertie. It took a long time for the eldest to die, for he was old enough to put up… You must be a paid …