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.

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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Balgonie Castle – Scotland’s Most Haunted Castle?

The Sibbald family built Balgonie Castle in Fife in the 14th century, with additions made to the structure over the following three centuries. The...
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The Haughton Castle Ghost

Haughton Castle sits on the banks of the North Tyne and is a well-known area for fine trout fishing. The castle overbears the neighbouring...

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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Richland County Haunted Houses

Richland County Haunted Houses and Ghosts Headless Kate. The Black Dog. Deadman’s Run. Ghost stories that have captivated the inhabitants of Richland County for many...
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A Yorkshire Ghost Charm

On the moors just south of Bradford stands High Fernley Hall. Built in 1678, the hall was once far grander, a large mansion that...
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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...
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All Saint’s Bristol – A very English ghost story

While promoting my book “50 Real Ghost Stories” I have been interviewed by many regional radio stations, one of which was BBC Bristol. Before...
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Brinklow Hill

With its tales of hauntings, UFO activity and alleged satanic murder, Brinklow Hill, Leicestershire is one of the mysterious sites in Britain. In 2003 I...