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Loxley Moorland Mystery

An article found in Sheffield Central Library from 1912 details a mystery that is now two hundred years old. It held a number of...
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Vampires of the Borders

Scotland and England have very prolific stories of the vampire and that is no different for the towns that are situated on the Scottish/England...
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1963: Year of Magick

"I uncover evidence that the Black Alchemist could have made his first forays into the Black Arts 20 years before the famous Black Alchemist...
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Frightened to Death – by Ghosts

Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Mitchell may seem fairly unremarkable names, however both of them died of fright after encounters with ghosts. In my book “Real...

Who Killed the King?

At 7 o’clock on the evening of August 2nd 1100, the King of England William II, nicked named “Rufus” because of his red hair...
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Search for the Saint’s Hand

(This articles dates from 1997) For six hundred years one of York’s most powerful catholic relics, the hand of the martyred saint, Margaret Clitherow had...
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Belas Knap Haunted Burial Mound

Belas Knap, a neolithic burial mound that lies two miles south from the beautiful Cotswold village of Winchcombe is known as a place of...
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Portrait of a Spring Heeled Jack Hoaxer

Much has been written about the exploits of Spring Heeled Jack's attacks in England. Each time an article appears regarding Jack, the author will...
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The Lost Treasure of Dinsley

According to folklore and historic records, a lost treasure chest is buried somewhere in Preston, a small village about 3 miles south of Hitchin,...
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Haunted Lancashire Families

Dramatic and often short lives were lived by some of Lancashire’s most powerful and religious families. In the face of adversity of religious persecution...