East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recre
Flower and Dean Street (marked) was destroyed in the Blitz. But in 1888 it lay between Commercial Street to the west and Brick Lane to the east, north of Whitechapel Road. This map also reveals the locations of each victim's murder and the Ten Bells pub, believed to be where Jack the Ripper used to frequent
Joanna Moore's sketch of the Walden, Varden and Turner Street Whitechapel houses. I was delighted to kick off the restoration of this group by buying the then derelict 8 Walden Street, and persuading some of my friends to take the plunge thereafter.