Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

11/4/2013

Broadside regarding the Burke and Hare trials

This crime report begins: ‘Execution, Confession, and a list of all the Horrid Murders committed by Burke, also the decision of Hare’s Case / List of the 16 Murders committed by Burke’. Two woodcuts, one of Burke on the left and one of Hare on the right have been included. The bottom of the sheet also carries a woodcut of Daft or Poor Jamie, one of their victims. The sheet was published by Glass of 9 South Niddry Street, Edinburgh. for more click here

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