The History of Leith

November 4, 2006

William Burke & William Hare, ‘The Resurrectionists’

There are some stories that stick in your mind and none more so than that of Burke and Hare, Edinburgh’s, if not Scotland’s most infamous body snatchers (grave robbers) come serial killers. I remember as a youth in the late 1960’s, perhaps going to a dance in the old town late at night, that we would often pass through the Grassmarket. for more click here

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