Listed on this page are the websites that I used in sourcing some of the facts, figures and other bits of information used in some of the articles on my blog. This page will be updated as it becomes necessary to do so.
Casebook.org is probably THE definitive online source for any and all things related to Jack the Ripper, and was my main source for my article on the subject.
Encyclopedia Titanica, along with titanic-titanic.com, are two of the web’s most comprehensive sources on everything related to the R.M.S. Titanic. They include lifeboat loading-sequences, passenger-lists, crew-lists, photographs and detailed accounts of what happened on the night of the sinking.
The Crime Library
The Crime Library is an excellent online source for anything and everything related to famous killers, and was the main source for nearly every killer mentioned in articles on this blog, including Jack the Ripper, Ed Gein and Albert Fish.
New Jersey’s History Mysteries
My main source for information regarding the fire onboard the ill-fated S.S. Morro Castle, mentioned in an article on the ‘Ships’ part of my blog.
This place is porn for writing boxes and is one of the best resources detailing the history as well as the various styles of fine, antique writing boxes.
A page dedicated to the effects and history of the 1918 Spanish Influenza outbreak.
“Seven Wonders of the Industrial World”, an excellent documentary series detailing the construction of major engineering feats, mostly of the 19th century. Narrated by Robert Lindsay. Most of the information for my Brookyln Bridge, the Bell Rock Lighthouse and London Sewers articles came from this series.
An article detailing attempts to transport the dangerous explosive known as Nitroglycerine.
TV series: ‘The Machines that Made Us’ – Episode – ‘Gutenberg and the Printing Press’.
Documentary film: “Shanghai Ghetto” (2002).
Documentary series – “AMERICA – The Story of (the) U.S.”
Documentary series – “Modern Marvels”, ‘Machines of D-Day’
Documentary series – “Royal Deaths & Diseases”, ‘Madness’, ‘Tainted Blood’.
The Victorian Dictionary
An excellent resource for anything to do with life in London during Victorian times.
The Berlin Wall Online
A concise and fascinating site with information about the history of the Berlin Wall.
A concise and detailed look at Victorian mourning customs.
More sources to be included soon.