Canewden Church. Essex

Canewden village has long been associated with witchcraft.

Canewden village has long been associated with witchcraft.

According to a prophecy by the famous 19th century James Murell, the Essex village of Canewdon would be populated with Witches “forever”. The spirit of a faceless witch (who was executed 300 years ago), is said to rise from her grave and float among the headstones. The ghost then floats through the west gate and disappears at the river. Continue reading →

Ghostly Walker and Dog. Cheshire

Driving alone along the road Mr Pressick became lost and upon sighting a man walking along the road with his dog he drew up beside him to ask directions.

Driving alone along the road Mr Pressick became lost and upon sighting a man walking along the road with his dog he drew up beside him to ask directions.

Although a calm night the man appeared to be walking as if against a strong wind and Mr Pressick noted that even the dog’s saliva appeared to be blowing backwards.

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St Bridget’s Church. Cumbria

Between Workington and Cockermouth lies the village of Brigham.

Between Workington and Cockermouth lies the village of Brigham.

Joseph Wilson, who depressed by his job of Hangman, killed himself in 1757. It is said that his ghost haunts the church.
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The Bear Inn. Chelmsford

Is haunted by the ghost of Charlie ‘Spider’ Marshall who was ostler there in the last century.

Charlie used to shin up the chimney in the bar, pass through the recess between the chimneys where the bacon would be placed for smoking, then emerge down the chimney in the other bar. One evening Charlie performed this trick for the last time, climbing the chimney but never emerging on the other side. His ghost has been seen , by various landlords and poltergeist behaviour has also been experienced at the pub.

Raynham Hall. Norfolk

Ghostly Figure of the Raynham Hall Brown Lady

A ghost of a woman known as the Brown Lady haunts Raynham Hall. She has not been seen since 1936, however a very reliable photograph was taken of the apparition.

The spectre is seen in a long brown dress or cape. The first sighting was reported in 1835 by Colonel Loftus, who witnessed the ghost twice. His description was that she was wearing a brown satin dress and had only black empty sockets for eyes.

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