Burke & Hare’s Edinburgh

Find out how two Irish men became Scotland’s most notorious serial killers in the latest tale from Our Town Stories.

Burke & Hare: The Westport Murderers takes you through the gory story of how opportunism and the thirst for medical knowledge conspired to create crimes that scandalised a nation.

21676 Execution of  William Burke

The story is illustrated with a fascinating range of images of Burke and Hare, their accomplices, victims and the scenes of the crimes.

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