Real Ghost Stories

MJ Wayland researches and discovers "lost" real ghost stories from historical and newspaper archives over the last three hundred years. With hundreds of real ghost stories, delve in and explore the boundaries of human existence.

Britain's most haunted villages

Hunting for Britain’s Haunted Villages

We all know Halloween is a silly season in the media where it is common to read about the 'top 10 Britain’s most haunted...
Lincolnshire Haunted Airfields

Lincolnshire’s Haunted Airfields

A faint throb of a Lancaster returning in the morning mist, a light flickers in a disused control tower and a roar of laughter...

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...
lastingham ghosts and saints

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...
spring heeled jack victorian sheffield

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...

Old Haunting Ground

Today I visited an old haunting ground of mine. The Cross Keys Inn is one of the oldest pubs in Sheffield and being the only one built on holy ground.

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...
birmingham shoe factory ghost

Shoe Factory Ghost – 1970s

Another trip down memory lane and this time to 1970s Birmingham and to the demolished factory of Thomas Haddon and Stokes. One witness...