Tag Archives: St Thomas’ Hospital

Diary of a Resurrectionist, Saturday 29th February

Saturday 29th Met at St. Thomas’s at home all night. February 1812 was also a leap year. Advertisements

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Thursday 27th February 1812

Thursday 27th. Went to St. Thomas’s, sold the extremities. At night Tom & Bill got drunk at the Rockingham Arms, at Home all night. Extremities were bit parts; limbs, usually. Tom and Bill Harnett were the drinkers on that night.

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Friday 21st February 1812

Friday 21st. Met at Bartho’w Sold part, came home. Met at 2 a.m. went to St. Thomas’s Crib. Got 3 large, met the Patrols, took 1 to St. Thomas’s and 2 to Bartho’w. 3 bodies raised from St Thomas’s Hospital … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Tuesday 18th February

Tuesday 18th. Met at St. Thomas’s. Took 2 over to Guy’s. Came home & settled each man’s share. £23 6s. 6d. On hand 2 open’d Large, 3 small & 3 foetus not paid, at home all night. According to the … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist Monday 17th February 1812

Monday 17th Met & went to Wiegate. Got 8 large & 1 small. Took them to St. Thomas’s. Indeed, following a day/night of looking out, a haul of nine subjects; 8 adults and 1 child from Wiegate. They were taken … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist Thursday 13th February 1812

Thursday 13th Met at St. Thomas’s. At home all night. The nature of the meeting is unspecified.

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Wednesday 12th February 1812

Wednesday 12th Went to Look out, Met at night, went to St. Olives. Got 2 adults and 1 Do Bermondsey, Took them to St. Thomas’s. 3 bodies raised. St Olives is St Olave’s on Tooley Street. The parish is very … Continue reading

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