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October 2017

“Death and Resurrection – The Body Snatchers” – by Alec Tritton

October 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saint John’s Heatherlands Parish Church, Ashley Road
Poole, Dorset BH14 0AA United Kingdom
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Students at Anatomical Schools required bodies for their medical studies. The only legitimate source was hanged felons, but these were not enough and so a trade began in body snatching, probably the most famous "snatchers" being Burke and Hare. Where did these bodies come from? How were they transported? What was the price for a body and where did they end up afterwards? A grisly business explained in the years before the advent of Civil registration. Alec Tritton has been…

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November 2017

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING and QUIZ

November 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saint John’s Heatherlands Parish Church, Ashley Road
Poole, Dorset BH14 0AA United Kingdom
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DFHS Annual General Meeting followed by a light hearted QUIZ! A General Knowledge Quiz kindly organised by Monique and Nick featuring several rounds including Family History! Compete in teams for some interesting prizes!  Bring your "Thinking Caps"

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December 2017

30th ANNIVERSARY PARTY

December 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saint John’s Heatherlands Parish Church, Ashley Road
Poole, Dorset BH14 0AA United Kingdom
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Come along to an evening of celebration of DFHS's 30th ANNIVERSARY!! FULL DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED  SOON

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