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The Black Hand

Meet the Ancestors, Series 2 Episode 4 of 6

In the early 1960s a Cheshire farmer discovered a human jaw bone in his fields. It remained a mysterious find until the secret beneath the field was revealed. Julian Richards joins archaeologists as they excavate a long-lost chapel and the undisturbed burials of medieval landowners. Using science, genealogy and some good old-fashioned detective work, the team are able to bring a Hampshire teacher face to face with his ancestors.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 30 Mar 2013 11:00


Role Contributor
PresenterJulian Richards