Zoom Research WorkshopWith Barbara Crosbie.Week 10. As we wrap up our research we considered what we know about the body and how we might explain the events that led up to an unknown man being buried in this most remote of resting places. Armed with all...

Zoom Research Workshop With Barbara Crosbie. week 9 The research group have been very busy and there was a lot of news to report today. We now have so much information about the transport links in 1921, including photographs of a horse-drawn bus service, a train timetable, and...

Zoom Research Workshop With Barbara Crosbie. Blog for week 8 We are still chasing leads in an attempt to track down the artefacts that were retained when the body was reburied in 1921. If they have survived then we are determined to locate them. So far we have...

Zoom Research Workshop With Barbara Crosbie. Week 7 (25 Jan) When the body found on Killhope Moor was reinterred in Butreford Cemetery, the corner (Mr. John Thomas Proud) ordered that that the relics (the buttons, and bullet etc.) be handed over to the Chief Constable . He also...

Zoom Research WorkshopWith Barbara Crosbie.Week 6 (18 Jan)This week we turned our attention to the mid-eighteenth century, looking at some newspaper reports of the local fighting during the Jacobite Rebellion in 1745. There were around 8,000 rebels (including women and youths) passing through Cumbria as...

An article in The Northern Echo about our current project The Body on Killhope Moor.Click to read full articleFollow us and find out more as the researchers, led by Barbara Crosbie, dig deeper.A performance of a play, specially written using the findings of this research...

Zoom Research WorkshopWith Barbara Crosbie.Week 5 10 JanWe have the names of a growing cast of characters who were involved in the case, from the farmer who found the coffin, to the vicar who reburied the body. One of the researchers has even managed to...

Neil is an independent social researcher with a background in ethical economics, community development and the mental healthcare sector.After a brief stint as a psychiatric nurse and an extended period working with Traidcraft and the Central American Human Rights Committees promoting Fair Trade at music...

Zoom Research Workshop With Barbara Crosbie. Week 4 - 3rd Jan 2021 This week we deliberated on the possible cause of death. Did our unknown victim die instantly from a single bullet wound to his shoulder? Might he have died days or even weeks later, after an infection...

Zoom Research WorkshopWith Barbara Crosbie.Week 3.We gathered stock this week and it is amazing how much we have discovered already. We have had a great response after contacting organisations and individuals who we thought might have valuable knowledge that would help us to figure out...