#TwiceRemoved with Dr Dan O’Brien

Twice Removed Series 2 Episode 8

Dr Dan O’Brien digs into the history of undertakers and funerals in this dead-good episode of #TwiceRemoved – sorry (not sorry)!

What was an 18th Century funeral like? When and why did we start to use undertakers? How did this role start to develop? How did funeral practices change over time?

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Funerals & Undertakers

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A Spotlight on Dr Dan O'Brien

Dr Dan O’Brien is a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bath. His research focuses on the undertaking trade and their products in eighteenth century England.

Information on all Dan can be found on his staff page here

Dr Dan O’Brien is an avid member of the twitter history community, regularly sharing his knowledge, findings and engaging in conversations.

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