The Phantom Airman

The bleak peat bogs of Northern Lincolnshire not only hold prehistoric finds such as Roman Villas and Prehistoric villages, the bogs still retain the...
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Lastingham Church Crypt, Wells, Tunnels and Ghosts!

If you open any book dedicated to earth mysteries and it is likely to mention St Mary’s Church (Map Ref: 7281 9046) in the...

Shakespeare’s Ghost at Kirkstall Abbey

In this second article about the weirdness surrounding Kirkstall Abbey (see The Kirkstall Abbey Ghost Hunt) I uncover the claims of a Biggleswade medium...
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Spring Heeled Jack in Victorian Sheffield

Most people have heard of Spring Heeled Jack, apparently a ghost like entity with the ability to jump tremendous distances in height and length....

The Kirkstall Abbey Ghost Hunt

"Kirkstall Abbey, near Leeds, famous ruins of which are beloved by antiquaries and pleasure seekers is reported to be haunted," wrote The Evening News...

Most Haunted at Ostrich Inn

In my article about The Ostrich Inn being haunted by "Britain's first serial killers" - see here - I discovered that The Ostrich Inn's...

The Ostrich Inn Murders

"Next event coming up, a cracker of a place. 50-60 murders have taken place at this inn by the landlord. The first documented case...

Illustrated Police News – Yorkshire Ghost

I always enjoy reading the archives of the Victorian Illustrated Police News for their plain silliness and over the top reporting.  However sometimes you...

Screaming Skulls and Headless Spirits

For thousands of years across many different cultures across the world people have believed that the head or skull has held the soul. Some...

Repton School Ghosts and Folklore

Despite their macabre associations, churchyards are not normally more liable to ghosts than anywhere else, for in normal circumstances churchyards are simply resting places...