20th November 1845 - the future Sergeant William Thick born in Bowerchalke

On November 20th 1845, William Thick was born in Bowerchalke[1].

He became a sergeant in the Metropolitan Police. He was best known for having been involved in the investigation of the Jack the Ripper murders[2].

According the Jack the Ripper wiki, he was known as ‘Johnny Upright’[3].


[1] Bowerchalke - The OPC is Jane Dick

[2] Casebook: Jack the Ripper - Sergeant William Thick

William Thick - Jack the Ripper Wiki