Picture of Buck's Row Whitechapel in London's East End (now Durward St) - site of Jack the Ripper's first murder on 31 August 1888. Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols' body was discovered 3 metres back from the corner of the tall brick building.

Take a Ripper virtual tour from the first murder scene. Click on the map below to view all 5 murder scenes and other key locations in the hunt for the world's first recognised serial killer.

Buck's Row Whitechapel

Jack the Ripper's London 1888

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This link will take you to the key points in London where Jack the Ripper carried out his 5 murders
over 71 days from 31 August 1888 to 9 November 1888. You can use this map to make your own Jack the
Ripper walk around London or to trace the movements of the Whitechapel killer whose identity has
never been established.

124 years ago tonight Jack the Ripper struck for the first time

Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols murder scene
at Buck's Row (now Durward St)
Whitechapel in London's East End.

In the early hours of 31 July 1888, Jack the Ripper committed the first of his 5 serial killings.

124 years ago tonight, the evil fiend of London's East End despatched Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols from her earthly existence in Buck's Row (now Durward St) Whitechapel.

May she rest in peace.

And may the quest to finally reveal who Jack the Ripper really was continue.