Hanbury Street, East London.
The Jack the Ripper story is exceedingly well
documented by many at casebook.org - what
a brilliant site. There are many amateur sleuths, and a whole host of detectives
to the highest ranks on this site.
I just like to recreate some facts, in a simple
format, e.g. a timeline of Hanbury Street; and its residents, and its Pubs in
A good start is to look at the Trade
Directories and census available for these years. Starting with 1841, through
the 1850's to about 1944 a hundred years later. Referring back to Hanbury Street -
I have current access to Trade Directories of
1882 and later that show Hanbury Street as a rather long road. About 25 years
earlier  it is split into four separate sections, and entirely different
These four roads are : -
[2-26 Hanbury Street & 3 - 39 Hanbury Street]
Montague Street (aka New Montague
/ Preston Street
The historical directory listing will use these
as a base.