Episode 5: Eckford Watchtower & The Tale Of Dandy Jim

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

If you’d like to see this episode on my blog so that you can read it instead, you can find it on my website here 

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. 

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I've been researching the macabre world of body snatching since 2005 when I looked at the topic in depth for my Under Grad dissertation. Since then, I've been absolutely fascinated by this often forgotten side of Britain's history.