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Family history: Traveller woman is rescued from burkers.



TRACK DURATION: 0:01:13

  • LANGUAGE:
  • English

GENRE: Story, Information

COLLECTION: SOSS

RECORDING LOCATION

  • County - Perthshire
  • Parish - Blairgowrie
  • Village - Blairgowrie

TRACK ID: 4328

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1969.195

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1969.195.A9

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: Burkers were murderers who killed to sell the bodies to anatomists. The name is from the notorious Burke (of Burke and Hare), who was hanged in 1829.

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