Tag Archives: Harpers/Harps

Diary of a Resurrectionist, Friday 28th February 1812

Friday 28th Met at Jacks Got 4 large 1 Small and 1 Foetus, Harps. Took them to the London. 6 subjects raised at Harps; 4 adults, one child and a baby. They were taken to the London rather than to … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Tuesday 25th February 1812

Tuesday 25th. At home all day, at Night met at Jack to go to Harps, the moon at the full, could not go. The moon’s cycle was clearly important to Resurrectionists – the cover darkness provided for their activity was … 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 31st January 1812

Friday 31st. Went to look out, at night went out, got 2 Guys & Thomas’s, same night 3 Harps 2 small : same night the Cart broke down, took 2 to Guys. There seem to be a total of 7 … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Wednesday 8th January 1812

Wednesday 8th At 2 A.M. got up, the Party went to Harps, got 4 adults and 1 small, took 4 to St. Thomas’s, Came home went to Mr. Wilson & Brookes, Dan’l got paid £8 8 0 from Mr. Wilson, … Continue reading

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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, … 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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