Where on the Moors were the bodies found?

Where on the Moors were the bodies found?

The bodies of two of the victims were discovered in 1965, in graves dug on Saddleworth Moor; a third grave was discovered there in 1987, more than twenty years after Brady and Hindley’s trial. Bennett’s body is also thought to be buried there, but despite repeated searches it remains undiscovered.

Is Myra Hindley really dead?

Deceased (1942–2002)Myra Hindley / Living or Deceased

What is Saddleworth Moor famous for?

Saddleworth Moor is known as the burial site of the victims of the moors murders. Located in the South Pennines in North West England, the moorland is in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park, and is crossed by the A635 road.

Where is Lesley Ann Downey buried?

Lesley Ann Downey

Birth 21 Aug 1954 England
Death 26 Dec 1964 (aged 10) Hyde, Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester, England
Burial Southern Cemetery Chorlton-Cum-Hardy, Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, Greater Manchester, England Show Map
Memorial ID 10799132 · View Source

Where is Kilbride buried?

John Kilbride

Birth 15 May 1951 Lancashire, England
Death 23 Nov 1963 (aged 12) Lancashire, England
Burial Hurst Cemetery Ashton-Under-Lyne, Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester, England
Memorial ID 15855059 · View Source

What year did the Moors murders take place?

Moors murders

Ian Brady and Myra Hindley
Background information
Span of killings 12 July 1963 – 6 October 1965
Country England
Date apprehended Brady: 7 October 1965 Hindley: 11 October 1965

How old was Myra Hindley when she first killed?

On 6 May 1966, Hindley was found guilty of the murders of Lesley Ann Downey and Edward Evans, and also for harbouring Brady, in the knowledge that he had killed John Kilbride. She was found not guilty of the killing of John Kilbride. The 23-year-old Hindley was sentenced to two concurrent life sentences.

How long is Saddleworth Moor?

Saddleworth Moor is a moorland in North West England. Reaching more than 1,312 feet (400 m) above sea level, it is in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park. It is crossed by the A635 road and the Pennine Way passes to its eastern side….

Saddleworth Moor
Easiest route Pennine Way

What size is Saddleworth Moor?

We covered bare peat with cut heather ‘brash’, sowed fast-growing grasses and moorland plants, and planted heather, bilberry, cross leaved heath and sphagnum mosses across an area the size of 900 football pitches.

What did Myra Hindley do?

Myra Hindley was an English serial killer. With her partner, Ian Brady, she raped and murdered five small children. Hindley grew up with her grandmother in Manchester, England. A close friend died when she was fifteen, causing her to leave school and take up Roman Catholicism.

What county is Saddleworth Moor in?

Greater Manchester

Civil parish Saddleworth
Metropolitan borough Oldham
Metropolitan county Greater Manchester
Region North West