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Burkers caught an old lady, but she got away.

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Title - Burkers caught an old lady, but she got away.
Contributors - Bella Higgins
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - Burkers caught an old lady, but she got away.

When Bella was young she heard burker stories. Her mother told one about an old lady who was going to a farm to ask for a night's shelter when the burkers' machine came up behind her and she was taken. She screamed and the farmer came out and chased the machine and shot at it. The burkers threw the old lady out, and she escaped but was badly hurt. Bella has heard of the blood-suckers, but knows nothing about them.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:33
Date Recorded - 1953.10
Language - Scots
Genre - Story
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 2821
Original Tape ID - SA1953.237
Original Track ID - SA1953.237.B8
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R


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