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#301466 - 17th Mar 2009 6:24pm Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's
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I was informed of a case from years back, 60's or 70's, where a man in Birkenhead was so overcome with grief at the death of his mother that he became insane, hooking her up to some sort of a battery in an attempt to shock the life back into her. The house it occurred at was apparently situated on the land where the big flat car park is now, Catherine Street/Coventry Street area, in the town centre.

Any one have any recollections if this actually happened?


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#301493 - 17th Mar 2009 6:56pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: DanLongman]
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#301512 - 17th Mar 2009 7:22pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: DanLongman]
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I hope this helps, The house was in Claughton Rd between Cardigan ave and Hemingford St. His mother was buried in Bebington Cemetery. He exhumed the body and took it back to Claughton Rd in a wheelbarrow where he connected her up to batteries and tried to revive her.
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#301518 - 17th Mar 2009 7:29pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: bert1]
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Originally Posted By: bert1
I hope this helps, The house was in Claughton Rd between Cardigan ave and Hemingford St. His mother was buried in Bebington Cemetery. He exhumed the body and took it back to Claughton Rd in a wheelbarrow where he connected her up to batteries and tried to revive her.


That must be the one? Do you have an approximate date Bert?

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#301523 - 17th Mar 2009 7:37pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: DanLongman]
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I think it would be around 1966 ish
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#301525 - 17th Mar 2009 7:41pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: bert1]
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Thanks so much. You've been very helpful mate.

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#301526 - 17th Mar 2009 7:42pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: bert1]
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Is this for your next book Dan? raftl I can see we'll be asking that question rather a lot...
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#301528 - 17th Mar 2009 7:45pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: MissGuided]
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Lolol, probably not. The 60's is a bit too recent for me to use (I'm careful with not being too gory if people involved may still be alive) It's just something I want to read up on.


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#301560 - 17th Mar 2009 9:20pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: DanLongman]
angie Offline
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I,m sure I read about this somewhere could of been in one of Tom Slemen's books .
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#301562 - 17th Mar 2009 9:27pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: DanLongman]
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He exhumed the body and took it back to Claughton Rd in a wheelbarrow where he connected her up to batteries and tried to revive her.

Couldn't find the Life Insurance certificate raftl help

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#301563 - 17th Mar 2009 9:50pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: diggingdeeper]
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Originally Posted By: bert1
He exhumed the body and took it back to Claughton Rd in a wheelbarrow where he connected her up to batteries and tried to revive her.

Couldn't find the Life Insurance certificate raftl help




I hope you mean HE couldn't find the insurance certificate DD pc
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#341194 - 7th Aug 2009 7:43pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: DanLongman]
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Hi Dan, Remeber me - Linda - you included my ancestor in one of your books - I still have the same email address but lost yours as had to get a new pc. x

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#341201 - 7th Aug 2009 9:21pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: Linda49]
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The story I know is that she was removed from the general hospital I will only add that there are plenty of relatives still about and I hope this is treated with respect cheers

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#341207 - 7th Aug 2009 10:27pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: paranoidballoon]
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Jesus, he must've been totally distraught. frown
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#420996 - 22nd Jul 2010 9:36pm Re: Battery to shock Mother Back to Life in the 1960's [Re: DavidB]
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I recall this case. The man was apparently very upset and I think mentally ill. I am sure he did exhume his mothers body. He thought that he would be able to bring her back by using electric current. I have often wondered what happened to him afterwards.

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