BBC iPlayer: Women with a Past

19 Nov 2012

Eric can be heard on BBC Radio Scotland's Women with a Past broadcast via BBC iPlayer.

More details: Women With a Past: Jessie King

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.

Episode 1 Baby killer? The last woman hanged in Edinburgh