Tag Archives: Ben Crouch

Diary of a Resurrectionist, Wednesday 26th February 1812

Wednesday 26th. Went to look out. Could not go out Jack and Tom got drunk. Ben’n  taken very ill. A second night of drinking that week; perhaps Ben Crouch had become ill as a result of over indulgence. Naples doesn’t … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Monday 24th February 1812

Monday 24th. Bill Jack Tom and Ben’n with Nat Ure Getting drunk oblige to Come Home in a Coach which prevented us going out to Harps. I have always assumed Nat Ure is a person, Nat being short for Nathan … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Friday 7th February 1812

Friday 7th Met together me & Butler went to Newington, thing bad. Jack & Bill went to Goswell St got 1 Came home met again. Danl. Bill & me went to St. Johns got 2 adults. Ben and Jack went … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist Wednesday 22nd January 1812

Wednesday 22nd, At 4 o’clock in the morning got up, Bill & me went to the Hospital Crib and 1 for Mr. Cooper’s Lectures, had a dispute with the party, at home all night. Ben got drunk. Naples went to … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Tuesday 14th January 1812

Tuesday 14th At 1 a.m. got up, Ben’n, Bill & me went to St. Luke’s, 2 adults; Jack, Dan’l Big Gates, 1 large & 1 small, took them to Barthol’w, Came home & went to St. Thomas’s, afterwards went to … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist Friday 3rd January 1812

Friday 3rd. Went to St. Thomas’s, took the Foetus to the London, Rec’d. 10s 6d. Came back to St. Thomas’s Rec’d . £4 4s 0d., Went home, Met by agreement, Went to the Green got 5, Jack, Ben’n and me; … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist 27th December 1811

Friday 27th. Went to look out, Came home met Ben and Dan’l at 5 o’clock, went to Harps, got 1 large and took it to Jack’s house, Jack, Bill and Tom not with us, Geting drunk. Back to work; looking … Continue reading

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