Episode 5: Eckford Watchtower & The Tale Of Dandy Jim
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In This Episode:
We travel to the Scottish Borders, to a small village called Eckford and hear a short tale from 1829 that inspired the inhabitants of the parish to build a watchtower in an attempt to keep their loved ones safe.
Taking Things Further & Recommended Reading
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Although there are no specific books for Eckford, this and other stories can be found in the following books, all of which are great starting points if you’re new to this darker side of history.
- Norman Adams – Scottish Bodysnatchers
- Brian Bailey – The Resurrection Men
- Martin Fido – Bodysnatchers
- Geoff Holder – Scottish Bodysnatchers: A Gazetteer
- Suzie Lennox – Bodysnatchers: Digging Up The Untold Stories of Britain’s Resurrection Men
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