Diary of a Resurrectionist, Saturday 4th January 1812

Saturday 4th.
Met at Bartholo’w. They took 4 of the above, 1 sent to Edinburgh, I went to Brookes, Carpue and Wilson for orders. Came back, at home all night.

St Bartholomew’s took 4 of the 5 bodies from the previous night’s haul and one was sent to Edinburgh by coach, as was the custom on a Saturday.

Brookes’ school was at Blenheims Steps, Great Marlborough Street, near Oxford Street, Carpue’s school was in Soho and Wilson was at the Great Windmill Street School, also in Soho.

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About theresurrectionists

My name is Kirsty Chilton. I am a Medical Historian working in London and relentlessly searching for the body snatchers of 18th and 19th century London. Currently, the content of this blog is a personal project to repost and comment on the diary of 19th century Resurrectionist Joseph Naples 200 years from the time it was written.
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