Tag: Bodysnatching

Bodysnatching was a common practice in the 19th century, when corpses were secretly removed from burial sites for dissection and study in medical schools. The body snatchers were also called resurrectionists and resurrection men – the most famous being Edinburgh’s Burke and Hare.

Thomas Vaughan: Great Yarmouth’s Greatest Grave Robber

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JOSIE PALMER reveals Great Yarmouth has a dark history of body snatchers, the most famous being Thomas Vaughan

Britain’s Forgotten Bodysnatchers

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Mortsafe protect against bodysnatchers
MJ STEEL COLLINS speaks to Suzie Lennox about her fascination for Britain's Forgotten Bodysnatchers….

Burke And Hare’s Life and Crimes: What you need to know!

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Burke and Hare
MJ STEEL COLLINS tells us about those nasty Edinburgh bodysnatchers turned murderers Burke and Hare

Flesh and the Fiends 1960 REVIEW

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Historical horror Flesh and the Fiends 1960 impresses with memorable cast and atmospheric and restrained re-telling of the infamous Burke and Hare story

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