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Two stories of burkers being fought off when trying to take...



TRACK DURATION: 0:10:31

  • LANGUAGE:
  • Scots

GENRE: Story, Information

COLLECTION: SOSS

TRACK ID: 64418

ORIGINAL TAPE ID: SA1979.008

ORIGINAL TRACK ID: SA1979.8

AUDIO QUALITY: Good

SOURCE TYPE: Reel to Reel tape

ITEM NOTE: The term 'burker' comes from William Burke, of Burke and Hare, who was hanged in 1829 for the murder of a number of people in order to sell their bodies for dissection. Dr Crippen was another famous murderer, hanged in 1910.

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