THE NEWGATE CALENDAR

Body-snatchers

JOHN HOLMES AND PETER WILLIAMS
Publicly whipped, by the Sentence of the Middlesex Court of Quarter Sessions, for December, 1777, for stealing Dead Bodies

THOMAS LIGHT, alias JOHN JONES, alias THOMAS KNIGHT.
Tried for stealing dead bodies from St. Giles' Churchyard

JACOB LITTLEBOY, WILLIAM GLADMAN, AND WILLIAM PENN
Convicted at the April Sessions for Middlesex 1809, of Stealing a Dead Body out of the Grave

WILLIAM BURKE
Who, with his accomplice Hare, murdered persons to sell their bodies to the anatomists. Executed 28th of January 1830

JOHN TAYLOR AND THOMAS MARTIN
A Body-Snatcher's Humorous Story of his Adventure, as told at the London Sessions, 21st of April, 1831

JOHN BISHOP AND THOMAS WILLIAMS
Notorious Body-Snatchers, who murdered People and sold their Bodies to Hospitals, and were executed at Newgate, 5th of December, 1831

JAMES BELL
Transported for Stealing a Body.

ELIZABETH ROSS
Executed for a "Burking "Murder.

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