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Jock Higgins' father escaped from burkers.

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Title - Jock Higgins' father escaped from burkers.
Contributors - Jock Higgins
Reporters - Hamish Henderson

Summary - Jock Higgins' father escaped from burkers.

When travelling up north, Jock Higgins' father and another man got a night's lodgings in the barn of a farm. In the middle of the night they heard a coach with two horses approaching. They knew it was the burkers' coach, and jumped out of a back window to escape. They were pursued for about three miles, but escaped across the fields.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:01:02
Date Recorded - 1953.10
Language - Scots
Genre - Story
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 2833
Original Tape ID - SA1953.237
Original Track ID - SA1953.237.B11a
Audio Quality - Fair
Audio Format - R2R


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