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Wem Town Hall. Shropshire

Tony O’Rahilly took a photo (It was taken with a 200mm lens) of a fire at the Town Hall 19th Nov 1995.

Tony O’Rahilly took a photo (It was taken with a 200mm lens) of a fire at the Town Hall 19th Nov 1995.

On processing the image he was shocked to find the image of a young girl of ghostly appearance standing in the fire. The photographer did not see the girl when he took the snapshot, so her appearance in the photograph is a mystery. Continue reading →

Amityville. New York

Now considered an elaborate hoax, The Amityville Horror is a very well known haunting that has even been the subject of Hollywood horror films.

Now considered an elaborate hoax, The Amityville Horror is a very well known haunting that has even been the subject of Hollywood horror films.

In the 1970’s George and Kathy Lutz claimed that their family had fallen victim to horrifying paranormal occurrences at their home. Wall’s that dripped blood, flying demented pigs with eyes that glowed red, a pit that led to hell in their cellar, and an attic infested with flies. It is fact however that Ronald DeFeo shot and murdered his entire family in that house in 1974.

The Bell Witch. Tennessee USA

One of the most famous hauntings in American history is the Legend of the Bell Witch

One of the most famous hauntings in American history is the Legend of the Bell Witch. An evil spirit tormented the Bell family, family members were scratched, and blankets were pulled off beds.

12 year old Betsy Bell was frequently slapped, kicked, and pinched. John Bell believed a strange force was of eerie menace had moved into his home. The evil spirit identified itself as the ‘witch’ Kate Batts. Batts have been a neighbour of the Bell’s and who John Bell had business dealings with in the past.

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Tower(s) of London.

Tower Of London - Haunted

London’s famous Tower, has a notorious and bloody past. Constructed in 1078 by William the Conqueror it is quite possibly the most haunted building in England.

The ghost of Thomas A. Beckett was the first reported haunting at the Tower. The Inner Curtain Wall was constructed in the 13th century and at the time Thomas’s ghost appeared unhappy at the construction. His ghost is said to have reduced the wall to rubble with one blow of his cross. Continue reading →