Season 1 - Episode 6 - Burke and Hare Part 2

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 finishes telling Kieran about Burke and Hare, Edinburgh's elusive graverobbers who never actually robbed a grave! This is part 2 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



Burke’s Skeleton. source: Strange Remains


Pocketbook made from Burke’s skin. Source: Surgeons Museum


Note written with Burke’s blood. Source: The Telegraph


Victim Mary Patterson


Victim Mrs Docherty


Victim Daft Jaimie. All three sourced from: Burke and Hare