HistoryPoints News

Dec 21, 2016

Medic, bookworm ... and serial killer?

Sir John Williams was renowned as an obstetrician in his day but perhaps his most lasting legacy lies in the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth. He donated much of his valuable book ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

collection to the embryonic library, and the rest followed on his death in 1926. More recently there has been speculation that he was Jack the Ripper. For more about him, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the gatepost outside The Glengower in Aberystwyth, which was once Sir John's seafront home. Or click here