Diary of a Resurrectionist, Sunday 5th January 1812

Sunday 5th,
At home all day. Met at 5, whole went to Newin. Got 3. Jack and me took them to Wilson, Came home, met at 12, got 5 & 2 small at Harps, afterwards went to the Big Gates, got 3 adults, left Dan’l at home, took the whole to Bartho’m .

Met at 5 (in darkness in January) and went to Newington with the whole party; got 3 and took them to Wilson (from whom orders had been taken the night before). Then went out once more at midnight, getting 7 (5 adults and two children), and then 3 more from Big gates and leaving dan’l at home, took all 10 subjects to St Bartholomew’s.


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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