Polly Nichols

Killed 31st August 1888 At Buck’s Row Disemboweled My mate Mary Ann Nichols, “Polly” we used to call ‘er, was the first proper murder victim of Jack the Ripper. She fell on ‘ard times too and took to the same ways as ol’ Martha. At the time she copped it, Polly was bunked up at 18 Thrawl Street, in Spitalfields. It was a common lodging house for, “unfortunates”.  Polly was 44 years old and about 5ft 2; her hair had seen better days as she was goin grey. She adn’t seen a dentist in a while, nearly all ‘er teeth
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