Mention the watchtower and most people have probably finished with the graveyard’s darker links to the past, but there’s so much more than that if you care to step inside.
Time and stealth were of the essence when removing a cadaver, but just how did body snatchers do it with out being detected?
In 1826 thirty-three cadavers were found stuffed into barrels waiting to be shipped from Liverpool to Leith, Edinburgh. But what happened to the gang responsible for the snatchings?
Just how much money did Burke and Hare make on their ten month killing spree in Edinburgh? In this post, I’ve collected the figures together and taken a look.