Season 1 - Episode 5 - Burke and Hare Part 5

Welcome to the Generally Spooky Podcast! Each week Eilidh tells her husband Kieran a mysterious story from Scottish history.

In this week's episode, Eilidh tells Kieran about Burke and Hare, Edinburgh's elusive graverobbers who never actually robbed a grave! This is part 1 of 2 of this tale. If you want to support the podcast, please subscribe and leave a review. We'd really appreciate it! 

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Show Notes


Mort safe that still exists in the graveyards of Edinburgh

Source: Atlas Obscura

Surgeons lecture theatre

Source: Medical Educators

Tanners Close where Burke and Hare had their lodging house

Source: National Library