Jack the Ripper - Ghosts of Victims and their Murderer?

 
Woman in the Gutter

Location: E1 (Greater London) - Durward Street, Whitechapel (was Bucks Row)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1888 onwards
Further Comments: The general area is supposedly haunted by the sounds of the victims of Jack the Ripper, thought only in Durward Street has an apparition been observed; the glowing woman lays in the gutter, the location where Mary Ann Nichols was discovered (the Ripper's first victim).


 
Annie Chapman

Location: E1 (Greater London) - Hanbury Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1930s, reputed to be more common in the autumn
Further Comments: Annie Chapman was murdered by Jack the Ripper at 29 Hanbury Street, and it was said that she haunted the area where she was killed, her phantom accompanied by a man. On one occasion during the 1930s, a witness could hear her murder, but could see nothing at the site. A phantom, headless body in the area is also said to be Annie. 29 Hanbury Street has since been demolished.


 
Catherine Eddows

Location: E1 (Greater London) - Mitre Square
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown, but said to occur late September
Further Comments: Killed by Jack the Ripper, Catherine's torn body is still occasionally seen laying in the gutter.


 
Annie Chapman

Location: E1 (Greater London) - Ten Bells public house (was Jack the Ripper), Commercial Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s
Further Comments: The landlord of this pub claimed that Annie Chapman's ghost had taken up residence within the walls. Strange winds were reported, as was mild poltergeist behaviour.


 
Leaping Shadow

Location: SW1 (Greater London) - Westminster Bridge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 31 December, midnight (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Just as a new year begins, a phantom man is said to throw himself off this bridge - many believe it to be the ghost of Jack the Ripper, taking his own life.


 
Mary Janet Kelly

Location: W1 (Greater London) - Miller's Court, Dorset Street (street no longer present)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late nineteenth century
Further Comments: Mary's shade hung around the scene of her death for many months after Jack the Ripper attacked her; dressed in black, she would enter her house and gaze through the windows.


 
Lizzie Stride

Location: W1P (Greater London) - Berner Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late nineteenth century
Further Comments: For several months after Jack the Ripper had gone to work on poor Lizzie, her cries and screams could be heard close to where she died.


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