Kirkton on Durris Mortsafe used as a water Trough for Cattle via Wellcome Images

Mortsafes: After The Anatomy Act

Mortsafes: After The Anatomy Act On the 1st August 1832, Britain passed the Anatomy Act in an attempt to address the shortage of bodies available for medical tuition and to

Iron Mortsafe Ayr Auld Kirk, Ayrshire

Ayr Auld Kirk| Ayrshire

Ayr Auld Kirk|Ayrshire Discovering Ayr’s Iron Mortsafe The mortsafe found at Ayr is perhaps the most common type of ‘safe’ to have survived. Although there were no blueprints to follow