The Cutbush Connections: In Flowers, in Blood and in the Ripper Case

In the year of 1888, a killer, who we now all call Jack the Ripper roamed the streets of Whitechapel and the City of London. Being a policeman within this period can seem to make anyone famous for being just that. However, some names might stick in our minds better than others and we might not instantly think of this policeman, at first. And yet, if we search for him we might find, through suggestions and opinions that this policeman may have stronger links to this case without him even trying... Was he related to a Jack the Ripper suspect? What does his sudden and shocking death mean? However, shouldn't we try to get to know this man's family tree and all the interesting members that have sat within it's branches? Shouldn't we try to find out about the man behind the career? The life before the death? In The Cutbush Connections: Please meet Superintendent Charles Henry Cutbush as we start from the 1700's, to the beginnings of his family tree, meeting as many family members as we can along the way, to get a sense of the real background belonging to this policeman. Together, hopefully we will sense this young baby boy being carried into church to be baptised, of this young boy growing up in the market town of Ashford in Kent, to sensing him becoming a young man taking on responsibilities that may not have been his own, in the seaside town of Hythe. Hopefully we will sense the big step he took to move away from Kent to the busy streets of London, where he becomes a policeman, with a wife and where he has children of his own. Together, we learn of the cases Charles Henry may or may not have been involved in, including his involvement in the Jack the Ripper case of 1888. With new information within this book, it will now allow us to ask even more questions as we try to know and perhaps understand the passing of Charles Henry Cutbush.
ISBN: 9781788765015
Type: Hardback + Dust Jacket
Pages: 314
Published: 12 September 2018
Price: $12.95

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