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« Reply #75 on: Sat 16 Oct 2021 17:30 »
FA Cup - 4th Qualifying Round
Southend United v Chertsey Town

Referee:- Callum Walchester (Suffolk)
Assisted by Stephen Parkinson and Thomas Kelly.

Ventured down to Roots Hall today to a town still in shock from the senseless murder of Sir David Amess MP the day before. A minuteís silence before the game was impeccably observed by the 2,000 plus spectators.

Once battle commenced, Chertsey took a shock lead when Southend failed to deal with a long throw. Southend gradually took command and in the end, ran out 4-1 winners with some well taken goals. That put a smile back on the localsí faces, much needed too, as Southend FC is in financial peril having suffered two successive relegations.

As for the referee, Mr. Walchester did a very sound job, always up with play, communicated well with the players and wasnít buying a Southend player constantly falling over looking for cheap free kicks in the second half. He let the players get on with it, but with a quiet air of authority and good presence, and the players let him do his job, and impressively so.

Couple of Southend fans behind me were very complimentary about him as well, so that Indicated a decent performance. All the players shook hands with him and his assistants and they deserved their credit for overseeing a free flowing, good and competitive cup tie. No yellow cards to speak of, in fact, I canít remember many free kicks being given in the entire match, probably close to 20.

Mr. Walchester certainly has the potential to progress to a higher level. A good watch and Southend fans and the town will be a lot happier this evening.
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« Reply #76 on: Sun 17 Oct 2021 07:55 »
No problems with visibility at

Saturday 16th October 2021
FA Cup4th Qualifying Round
Dorking Wanderers   2   v   2   Hayes and Yeading United
Marc Whaley (Plymouth); Kieran Bailey, Chris Britton. 4thers: Adam Kennard.

An agreeable walk from the station led to a tidy little ground, with good viewing - the lights were even on throughout just in case the bright sun went out. The officials were appropriately badged - yea, even Mr Britton on this occasion.

A great run by a Dorking player in the third minute left defenders floundering, but ended with a shot just past the far post. Unfortunately, it soon became apparent that Dorking were particularly gobby and Mr Whaley soon had occasion to issue warnings about dissent - including, it appeared, demanding a yellow card for an opponent. This latter led to a succession of approaches from various players. There's none so deaf as those who will not hear, and the chat continued, even after a fine shot gave Wanderers a 20th minute lead. JCFC's Gran would have advised them to save their breath to cool their porridge. On 27 minutes Dorking bundled the ball into the net, but Mr Whaley awarded a free kick to the defence, and after further backchat, a yellow card to one of the home posse surrounding him. A splendid Dorking shot was brilliantly turned for a corner. The visitors mounted attacks of their own, a 38th minute shot going through the keeper, but being cleared off the line by a defender. One minor push, with no obvious likelihood of confrontation nevertheless saw Mr Whaley race to the scene - thereby making himself available for further backchat, this time from both sides. It might have been wiser to remain at a distance.

Hayes and Yeading equalised five minutes into the second half, with a well-defined move being finished confidently. Thus buoyed, they went ahead on 66 minutes and had several more dangerous raids, one producing a yellow card for the Dorking number 8 for a trip just outside the box. The visitors were on top at this stage, but on 78 minutes another dangerous effort was blocked in the home penalty area and a rapid switch to the other end enabled Dorking to make It 2-2. They almost took the lead three minutes later, a free kick being cleared with the help of the far post. A little feud developed between the two number 8s, but the next yellow card went to the home number 17, after Mr Whaley had allowed an excellent advantage. Additional time brought a yellow for the visiting number 8, another following right at the end for the Hayes and Yeading number 3.

It had been a game which kept spectators entertained throughout and the replay on Tuesday promises well.

Mr Whaley managed things effectively enough, with no obvious errors. He varied his whistle well and generally kept a lid on things. It was a solid afternoon's work, though JCFC prefers a more forceful approach. Ultimately, however, the participants will have been happy enough with the officials.
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« Reply #77 on: Sun 17 Oct 2021 18:53 »
FA Cup - 4th Qualifying Round
Southend United v Chertsey Town

Referee:- Callum Walchester (Suffolk)
Assisted by Stephen Parkinson and Thomas Kelly.

Ventured down to Roots Hall today to a town still in shock from the senseless murder of Sir David Amess MP the day before. A minuteís silence before the game was impeccably observed by the 2,000 plus spectators.

Once battle commenced, Chertsey took a shock lead when Southend failed to deal with a long throw. Southend gradually took command and in the end, ran out 4-1 winners with some well taken goals. That put a smile back on the localsí faces, much needed too, as Southend FC is in financial peril having suffered two successive relegations.

As for the referee, Mr. Walchester did a very sound job, always up with play, communicated well with the players and wasnít buying a Southend player constantly falling over looking for cheap free kicks in the second half. He let the players get on with it, but with a quiet air of authority and good presence, and the players let him do his job, and impressively so.

Couple of Southend fans behind me were very complimentary about him as well, so that Indicated a decent performance. All the players shook hands with him and his assistants and they deserved their credit for overseeing a free flowing, good and competitive cup tie. No yellow cards to speak of, in fact, I canít remember many free kicks being given in the entire match, probably close to 20.

Mr. Walchester certainly has the potential to progress to a higher level. A good watch and Southend fans and the town will be a lot happier this evening.

Can't disagree with any of that. Operating simultaneously at one level above and one level below his normal pay grade, he had a very good match with no more intervention than absolutely necessary. His fourth match across the border into Essex this season and the first home win. Much of the happiness dissipated with the less than favourable draw.

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« Reply #78 on: Mon 18 Oct 2021 09:49 »
Did you know?

Riber Castle, overlooking MTFC from upon high, has never been a castle! Built by the Industrialist Smedley as a 19th century folly, it has since seen service as a school, a zoo, commandeered by MOD, and, after a period of ruin (sounds like JCFC chasing a bus! 😄) has now been turned into luxury flats. Still looks like a castle though!

Matlock Tn 0 South Shields 1
Referee: Anthony Tankard ( Sheffield)
Att: 1364

It's a bit of a booger if I can't get a seat in what has come to be my regular haunt, but South Shields had come in numbers. Like their North East counterparts from St James' Park, replica shirts were aplenty, and though I never heard anyone mention " Wor Jackie" or singing " When The Boat Comes In" I'm sure had I asked..😉 Before, and throughout the game, South Shields FC should be proud of such a following, and I'm sure wherever they visit, home teams will welcome.

Mr Tankard was the ideal appointment for the top two playing each other. Tall and imposing, the right ref on the right game.

Four cautions, but two were out of sight behind the hefty Matlock contingent and the nearside wall. The other two were obvious and deserved. Never flustered and always in control.

Matlock had late shouts for a handling offence, but it happened so quickly I couldn't tell if Mr Tankard was right or wrong..Others watching..well, it depended if you were in blue or maroon!

A great atmosphere, a good game, and very well refereed.

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« Reply #79 on: Tue 19 Oct 2021 23:39 »
FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round Replay
St Albans City v Corinthian Casuals

Referee:- Wayne Cartmel (Bedfordshire)
Assisted by:- Peter Wilson and Nathan Oakes

Well, where do I start with this amazing replay. First of all, Corinthian Casuals arrived late due to an accident on the M25 and so kick off was delayed to 8.05 instead of 7.45.

Lively atmosphere with over 1,000 spectators present and when Mr. Cartmel blew his first whistle, torrential rain started and never relented, making for an interesting evening.

Tough and spirited encounter, St Albans scored a great opening goal and looked fairly comfortable for the majority of the game. Then Casuals got a free kick, took it quickly and caught the St Albans defence napping, this with five minutes to go sent the match into extra time.

There was a further delay while a St Albans player suffered a nasty injury and had to be taken away on a stretcher. Then a huge penalty appeal for St Albans which I thought the referee got spot on with his rejection. The player seemed to trip over his own feet.

As the players got tired, there were four yellow cards, all seemed fair enough and then it was extra time. An unbelievable goalmouth scramble nearly got the home side the winner. Then penalties, and finally at 10.52 pm, St Albans triumphed by 4-2 to progress to a first round home tie with League Two table toppers Forest Green Rovers.

The referee? I thought he handled a tough game very well, was always up with play and demonstrated good fitness to get him through the 120 minutes. Quietly efficient and seemed to enjoy the match right through, making for an excellent cup tie. Though Mr. Cartmel is based in Bedfordshire, a distinct Northern accent could be heard. I think he originally hails from Cumbria. Also has a facial resemblance to Craig Pawson, with the similarity of refereeing styles too.

A terrific evening and the FA Cup still remains the best sporting knockout competition on the planet. Now to wend my way home in the rain!
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« Reply #80 on: Wed 20 Oct 2021 16:23 »
Unusually it was by train rather than by bus that JCFC travelled to The Shay for

Tuesday 19th October 2021
FA Cup 4th Round Replay
Halifax Town   1   v   0   Pontefract Collieries
Daniel Middleton: Robert Evans, Jamie Cann. 4thers: Darius Bradley.

For this match, the concession price had dropped to £10, rather than the usual £18. It is several years since a rather pink and very young Mr Middleton was seen at Romulus. On this occasion he looked a shade less pink, and, if truth be told, much less young, having apparently had a recent appointment with a highly enthusiastic barber.

Pontefract operate three steps below Halifax and were under pressure for most of the first half, though an unwise attempt to keep the ball in play by the Halifax keeper did cause a momentary flutter before the ball was scrambled to safety. On 15 minutes a lead with the arm against the home keeper led to an unobtrusive word in passing with the offender. The visitors survived several chances, their keeper's feet saving them more than once as Halifax moved the ball slickly. Mr Middleton was alert to the visitors' attempts at time-wasting and was soon chivvying the goalkeeper to get a move on with goal-kicks. Some "they shall not pass" defending near the penalty area led to yellow cards for two visiting players - the second inexplicably leading to a posse surrounding the referee.

There was a third Pontefract yellow three minutes into the second half as Halifax continued to press. This left them open just after the hour to a four against three Ponte break, on which the visitors were not able to capitalise. Instead, the fans' frustration was eased somewhat two minutes later when Halifax finally took the lead. A wrestling hold brought a yellow for another visitor. The Pontefract keeper's feet again came to the rescue, but Halifax began to make mistakes and the frustration of nearby fans towards their team grew amusingly vitriolic. Two Halifax players joined the crime sheet late on, with Pontefract adding an added-time one for dissent towards the assistant.

It was not a match in which the referee could play a background role - one side being (understandably) prepared to do anything to break up the play, not always successfully. Mr Middleton covered the ground rapidly when required, showed a good appreciation of the situation in his triage and put in a very good shift.

The time added in each half fell one minute less than JCFC would have estimated - but this was good, as a brisk walk (running for buses is probably a thing of the past, Mutn3) enabled JCFC to reach the station in time for the 21.50 train. As a result by the time the bus would have left Halifax, JCFC was safely in bed with a cup of tea and a tart, (Lemon Curd, since you ask.) This weekend sees the next instalment of the best competition, the FA Vase. Sadly, the Sunday matches were not announced until after bookings had been made, so two games will have to suffice.

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« Reply #81 on: Wed 20 Oct 2021 16:28 »
FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round Replay
St Albans City v Corinthian Casuals

Referee:- Wayne Cartmel (Bedfordshire)
Assisted by:- Peter Wilson and Nathan Oakes

Well, where do I start with this amazing replay. First of all, Corinthian Casuals arrived late due to an accident on the M25 and so kick off was delayed to 8.05 instead of 7.45.

Lively atmosphere with over 1,000 spectators present and when Mr. Cartmel blew his first whistle, torrential rain started and never relented, making for an interesting evening.

Tough and spirited encounter, St Albans scored a great opening goal and looked fairly comfortable for the majority of the game. Then Casuals got a free kick, took it quickly and caught the St Albans defence napping, this with five minutes to go sent the match into extra time.

There was a further delay while a St Albans player suffered a nasty injury and had to be taken away on a stretcher. Then a huge penalty appeal for St Albans which I thought the referee got spot on with his rejection. The player seemed to trip over his own feet.

As the players got tired, there were four yellow cards, all seemed fair enough and then it was extra time. An unbelievable goalmouth scramble nearly got the home side the winner. Then penalties, and finally at 10.52 pm, St Albans triumphed by 4-2 to progress to a first round home tie with League Two table toppers Forest Green Rovers.

The referee? I thought he handled a tough game very well, was always up with play and demonstrated good fitness to get him through the 120 minutes. Quietly efficient and seemed to enjoy the match right through, making for an excellent cup tie. Though Mr. Cartmel is based in Bedfordshire, a distinct Northern accent could be heard. I think he originally hails from Cumbria. Also has a facial resemblance to Craig Pawson, with the similarity of refereeing styles too.

A terrific evening and the FA Cup still remains the best sporting knockout competition on the planet. Now to wend my way home in the rain!


I am very pleased to read this positive report about Wayne Cartmel ( indeed as his eponymous name suggests from Cumbria originally ) who has been knocking on the promotion door for some time. I have heard extremely positive things about him from people who know what they are talking about and I think he has been unlucky not to receive further promotion before now.

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« Reply #82 on: Wed 20 Oct 2021 16:38 »
 I note JCFC's preference to go to bed with a citric tart but in the light of our recent correspondence I am disappointed that he does not retire to his couch with A Trollope.
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« Reply #83 on: Fri 22 Oct 2021 03:09 »
Just when things had felt to be getting better, it would appear that your poor scribe must be in a worse way than he thought. When checking in at the hotel, the receptionist decided to allocate him to an "accessible" room. A kind thought, but not an encouraging one.
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« Reply #84 on: Fri 22 Oct 2021 08:54 »

I wouldn't feel too disheartened JCFC. It's usually because they don't have any regular rooms left/available and nothing to do with your mobility
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« Reply #85 on: Sat 23 Oct 2021 08:04 »
Heartened by Conkernut's reassurance, JCFC enjoyed a gentle morning stroll alongside the Thames and Kennet. In late afternoon and early evening, a train to Staines, a 203 bus to Long Lane and a short walk led to

Episode 5
Friday 22nd October 2021
FA Vase 1st Round
Southall   3   v   0   Erith and Belvedere
John Mowatt (Oxfordshire?); Bartosz Chmielecki, Robert Alderton.

Once again, Southall did not allow spectators into the ground until half an hour before the scheduled start, but this time, at least, refreshments were available within. JCFC was not the only spectator complaining that the match got under way six minutes late - only one of which was attributable to an unexplained minute's silence. "Fine the referee" was the verdict from the row In front.

The match had a lively start, when a poor tackle after just a minute left a home player on the ground. As Mr Mowatt checked on the victim, there was an exchange of views - and a punch or two - behind his back. He had a chat with AR1, before showing a yellow card to the Erith number 2. In the 10th minute a Southall free-kick ended in the net - for the keeper's sake it is to be hoped that there was a touch as it came across. An injury led to a further delay. The player needed lengthy treatment before being helped off. AR1 waited near halfway, anticipating the obvious substitution, evetually heading back to his position when this did not appear to be forthcoming. At this point Erith wanted to make the change, so back he went to halfway, only to find that the referee was just about to drop the ball to restart, necessitating a quick scoot back down his line. Sure enough, there was an immediate stoppage, so back he came, the substitution took place and his career as a human yoyo was at an end. Southall were well on top, though a couple of raids by the visitors late in the half raised the possible spectre of extra time. A foul saw another wish to discuss matters, but nothing more.

Southall's second goal, just a minute into the second half, had JCFC applauding - a splendid long pass and a deft finish over the keeper. Their third was less a thing of beauty, a corner half-saved but bundled in as the match headed towards its close, with just one late raid causing the home side any problems. Southall were worthy winners, though they did have a tendency to indulge in sham pain football. One further yellow card for Erith in each half seemed to have amazing curative properties.

Mr Mowatt's movement, one splendid late sprint apart, was fairly pedestrian. His general demeanour was pleasant, but not particularly dynamic, though there was little contestation from either players or coaches and he was well received at the end. JCFC wondered whether he set his stall out differently when being observed. The answer perhaps came as he left thef feld: in response to a not-unfriendly remark from a spectator, he replied "This is as high as I'm going to get," which is precisely the impression JCFC had formed.

The reverse journey went well and it was an education to witness the near midnight bustle of Friday night Reading. 'Twas never thus in Brighouse.
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« Reply #86 on: Sun 24 Oct 2021 12:30 »
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The reverse journey went well and it was an education to witness the near midnight bustle of Friday night Reading. 'Twas never thus in Brighouse.
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This evoked an immediate memory for me. 

1976, I had contributed a chapter on meat products to the book Food Microscopy edited by my much missed friend and fellow food microscopist John Vaughan, sometime professor of food science at Queen Elizabeth College London.  As a result of that book a number of us Brits were invited to a conference in Dallas. 

John was originally from Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales, as his accent immediately revealed.  John was from a previous generation of microscopists from myself and the days of monocular microscopes had, like many of his vintage, left him in need of very thick glasses (perhaps he should have been a referee!).  These thick glasses gave him, misleadingly, a bit of a look of an innocent abroad.  His professorial inaugural lecture was entitled "The oldest profession".  Later microscopist like myself had the luxury of binocular microscopes and were taught to relax our eyes when peering down the microscope and let the microscope do the focussing.  Gazing into infinity as it were. 

As we explored Dallas, John's catchphrase was "'Twas never like this in Merthyr Tydfil" - fond memories!
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« Reply #87 on: Sun 24 Oct 2021 16:32 »
It being the only Saturday this month on which the heritage railway was not operating, it was the X40 bus that provided the transport to

Episode 6
Saturday 23rd October 2021
FA Vase 1st Round
Wallingford Town   2   v   2   Ascot United
Daniel Frizzell (Carterton); Curtis Emery, Rodney Haddrell.

Wallingford turned out to be a small town with a fascinating old kernel - and for all we know, possibly a fascinating old Colonel or two. The walk out to the ground, initially across a grassy park, proved a perfect example of "Better to travel hopefully than to arrive." No sooner had JCFC entered the Hithercroft Sports Complex (shared with hockey, rugby and tennis) than an uneven edge to the tarmac, coupled with a moment's inattention, found him sprawling full length in front of an audience of three. The little dog laughed to see such fun, but the two chaps were more solicitous, offering an (unneeded) hand up and apologies for the barking. Fortunately, a few bruises and grazes apart, no damage was done.

When the officials came out to warm up, it was apparent that the two assistants were in the "distinguished" category. This should not be taken as a suggestion that Mr Frizzell was undistinguished - and his turn may well come in a few years. AR1's dignified appearance, however, lasted only as far as the more balletic elements of the warm-up, his arm-flapping failing to cut the mustard.

Ascot looked the stronger side and it was no surprise when a cross was headed in after just five minutes. Midway through the half, Mr Frizzell had a strong word with the Ascot number 5 who seemed displeased when a free-kick was awarded to Wallingford. He got a second chance to enjoy Mr Frizzell's conversational skills soon afterwards, this time in his capacity as captain, as his number 10 was warned for a misdemeanour while waiting for a corner. An Ascot shot hit the crossbar, while Wallingford put a free-kick just the wrong side of the post. Ascot added a second on 40 minutes and the Ascot number 5 had a further audience with Mr Frizzell when unconvinced that he had fouled his opponent. Just before the break, AR1 summoned the referee and an Ascot coach was spoken to at length.

Wallingford came out for the second half looking more determined, and the opening minutes offered plenty of incident. Two players were spoken to for jostling before a corner; there was a delay before the corner was taken - what was the referee waiting for? Ah, he was over on the other side of the field in conversation with AR1 - though this time there was no further action. It was soon AR2's turn for a chat as he had flagged for an Ascot offside before Mr Frizzell awarded Ascot a penalty, though this time the consultation was succinct. Wallingford made animated appeals for a handball in the box - the sort not given without VAR support - rightly rejected. A chop by the home number 3 brought him an obvious yellow card, but on 56 minutes the Wallingford right winger won a chase down the right wing and rather than try a speculative cross, he made room by cutting inside and the resulting shot went in off the far upright. A forceful Ascot shot was parried shortly afterwards. On 77 minutes Wallingford got an equaliser, heading in a free-kick. This stirred Ascot into action, and they again looked the stronger side in the remaining minutes. There were late cautions for two home players - one for a pull back, one for dissent by action, and one for the Ascot number 2 after a very good advantage call..

And so to penalties: JCFC had forgotten that there was no extra time in the Vase now. Ascot went first. The first four for each side were scored, though the Ascot keeper came close to saving the fourth Wallingford one. Ascot missed their fifth, to loud home cheers; up stepped the Wallingford taker, who had been taking lessons from the England side, and took just one pace before rolling his effort goalwards, for an easy save. The next Ascot taker was not going to make the same mistake, so came off a long and curving run - but with no more success. A second chance, then, for Wallingford to win - but they could not take it. Each side converted their next shot, but Ascot's eighth was saved, Wallingford scoring theirs to win by 6-5.

Mr Frizzell did a steady job, perfectly competent, though not spectacularly so, and with no obvious foibles. He can be happy with his afternoon's work.

The time taken by the penalties meant that the hoped-for 17.30 bus was missed by a matter of thirty yards, meaning a wait until 18.08 - but overall it was worth it.

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« Reply #88 on: Wed 27 Oct 2021 12:07 »
NCEL 1
Rainworth v Swallownest
Referee.  Phil Morton ( S&H)
Assisted by Gareth Davies and Robert Boam
Att:71


Did you know? It was outside a Rainworth chippy that "Black Panther " Donald Neilson was arrested here in 1975. Neilson was the subject of a nationwide manhunt, having murdered three Sub-Postmasters in robberies, also kidnapping and involved in the subsequent death of teenager Leslie Whittle. All is still remembered today, and the full details aren't for this site, but is it really 46 years ago?

The Rainworth ground, opposite the Welfare, is" as the Pogues might say "a tower of shining bright", and the old fashioned way of finding grounds at night (park up on edge of town, turn off your lights) would work well here. It's "welcoming and bright" ( Bogle) 🙂. And had they been turned on before 7.20pm it would have even been useful.

I'll halt now with the not-so-hidden lyrics, but will hide a Fivepenny Piece one for my friend oop north in other reports. A bag of Werther's Originals is on the line here....

Mr Morton may want to rethink his view of dissent. Too many transgressions, in my opinion, by one team, sometimes individually, sometimes in two or threes, and sometimes ( in one instance) by half a dozen. What is Mr Morton's limit, one wonders? The whole eleven at once, or does the dugout need to be involved too? Explanations aplenty, but no one seemed to be listening....

And that's a pity, for his fitness and his positioning were very good. I'd bet there aren't many fitter at this level? Occasionally he mimicked an offence, rather than giving a directional signal, which could confuse, but it's a minor point.

His decision making, good in the main, though Swallownest, and I, might want to query the rope given to a Rainworth midfielder. To have a quiet word, followed by a public word, ought really to be followed by action the next time around you'd think?  That Mr Morton's first caution was a Swallownest player..... it was a very hard sell which, for the rest of the half, Mr Morton struggled to do.

The saving grace was that this was the first half. The second half did settle down, so one might say Mr Morton got away with it with the teams in the end? He certainly doesn't have to answer to me, so my views above can float away on the wind....

That Swallownest won at a canter in the end, so all's well that end's well eh? I'm afraid I've no idea, for I left after 79 mins to avoid any crush with the other 70!

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« Reply #89 on: Thu 28 Oct 2021 17:05 »
I do remember the case-Neilson,I think,was from Thornbury,Bradford,which was also the domicile of the Ripper[rather more upmarket Heaton]
The Whittle family ran a prosperous coach business in Highley,which is probably why he kidnapped the daughter,hoping for a ransome.
By a weird coincidence,I was two streets away in Sheffield,the day before the Ripper,was arrested there.
A rather serious vein to RTR.
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