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.

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...
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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...
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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....

50 Most Haunted Places in Northern England

Is Northern England really the most haunted part of the UK? Sheffield lays claim to have more ghosts per mile than any other English...
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Genii Cucullati – The Hooded Ones

Black Monks and the Genii Cucullati Is Britain not the land of the Ghosts of White Ladies and Black Monks? For many years the alleged...

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

Haunted Hands of Devon

It is said that many roads in Devon are haunted, by a phantom either visible or audible to some. Often there is a vague...