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19 Oct 2022 - 19 Oct 2022

Illustrated Historical and Heritage Talks at Grayston Unity: Buried Alive? – Past Funeral Customs in Calderdale

Price: £5.00

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Strange tales of Deaths and Funerals in Calderdale, from early times down to about 1900.  Includes stories which are spooky, quirky, and even amusing. Learn who was buried alive in Halifax Parish Church, and hear about the burial of eccentric Jonathan Walsh in his Southowram field. Were Quakers once buried standing upright, as recorded by Oliver Heywood?  Quite a light-hearted talk!

Tickets £5 plus handling fee.

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