Heritage 31st October 2018
Picture the scene: a mist (or should that be a UMIST?) hangs low over an old city churchyard. Men and boys are busily digging pits in the earth, in search of the deceased who have lain in rest here for close to a century. In total, they will uncover and move thousands of bodies – but why? Read on to learn more about The University of Manchester’s ghoulish history.