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...

The Ghosts and Spirits of North-East Pubs

In the North-East of England there are hundreds of public houses, but only a minority claim to be haunted, I explore the drinking houses...
coventry ghost scare

Strange Ghost Scare in Coventry

During my researches for Year One project I uncovered  a story that suggested St Michael’s Cathedral, often known as Coventry Cathedral, was the scene...

Spring Heeled Jack returns

I came across the following stories quite by accident, I was actually investigating a claim by a witness that they had seen a UFO,...
bradford ghost terror

The Bradford Ghost Terror

A ghostly terror struck the suburbs of Bradford in 1926. Over a period of several nights a ghost appeared to the residents of...

Haunted Norton Hall

Norton Hall Sheffield sits with an area rich in ghost and folklore tales, surrounding the Hall are stories of phantom carriages, white ladies and...

Ghosts of Reculver Towers

“Sinister hooded figures approached the towers that night. It was a stormy night and every time the lightning flashed you could see the hooded...

The Emily Problem

"The entire town seems to be behind the idea of Emily. She is described as a happy ghost, which seems to put people at...