Women With a Past: Jessie King

Start : 
19 Nov 2012 - 14:05
Type: 
Radio

In 1889, Jessie King was the last woman hanged in Scotland, at Edinburgh's Calton Hill jail.

Her story, as a 'baby farmer', shocked Victorian Edinburgh - the callous murder of at least two children in her care.

BBC Radio Scotland

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Broadcast 19 November 2012.