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The Croglin Vampire Explored

Since the mass popularisation of the internet, this medium has blown new life into old myths. The Croglin Vampire case is no exception. Explained...

Clapham Wood Haunted or Cursed?

Nestling in the shelter of the South Downs in West Sussex, is a small village surrounded by dense woodlands that harbour chilling and unusual...
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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...
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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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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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The Ice Saints

"The Others are as dead as the children of the forest , gone eight thousand years. Maester Luwin will tell you they never lived...
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Warwick Castle Ghosts – A Re-evaluation

Year One continues to provide an insight into Britain’s hauntings, and ultimately raises questions about the origins of many of our best loved ghosts....
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Relics of Mary, Queen of Scots

In 1869 Queen Victoria accepted a bequest from the 8th Lord Belhaven which contained various items belonging to Mary Queen of Scots. Using the...
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Fields of Whitechapel

There are indications that from it's early establishment Whitechapel was always going to be the place where Jack the Ripper would strike and weirdness would ensue.
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Miners refuse to work in haunted mine

In 1902 the Yorkshire Evening Post reported from Glyncorrwg Colliery near Port Talbot in Glamorganshire after miners went on strike due to the appearance...
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A Braybrooke Ghost Story

A tiny village near Market Harborough was the focus of many ghost hunters in 1933 after a series of sightings hit the local and...

The Ghost Plane of Wetwang

For years, the mystery of the ghost bomber has been part of the folklore of the district. On starless nights, sightings of the fuzzy...

Hickleton Skulls

The Hickleton Skulls, sadly missing the third after a theftHickleton on the outskirts of Doncaster is a pretty village that once stood as an...
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Phantom Cannons of Hull

While researching unrelated books and articles, I often uncovered strange articles or incidents buried within old literature. During one of many visits to the...
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At last found a ghost!

“Rumour is going about that the Psychical Society has at last found a ghost.” The Society for Psychical Research, one of Britain’s longest running psychical...