Your class are then asked to use the story of resident Polly Nichols to consider what life was like for one individual living there.
To further whet their appetites for this unit you only reveal to them that Polly was actually serial killer Jack the Ripper’s first victim.
Can they use Polly’s story to explain what life was like in Whitechapel in the 1880s?
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