In 1940, psychical investigator and ghost hunter Harry Price produced an account of his stays and studies at Borley Rectory. The book was called ‘The Most Haunted House in England.’ And for a time, the Price was right.
The Drummer of Tedworth was the first recorded poltergeist report in British history. The 17th century account tells the story of a magistrate, a drummer and a vengeful spirit.
Are Poundland selling a cut-price Ouija board? Better grab our pitch forks, protect the kiddiewinks and alert the local press. The demon apocalypse awaits!
The long and delightful tradition of going ‘wooooo’ in cemeteries to frighten passers-by is a rarely celebrated phenomenon.
In 1960, Dorothy Jenkins was perusing a junk shop in Fulham when an old oil painting caught her eye...
In 1762, the haunting of Cock Lane gripped a nation and sent the capital wild with fear and excitement
Not all ghosts are veiled ladies, shrieks in the night or headless horsemen. Some are undead lawyers, tormenting butcher’s stalls in the 17th century.
Read on for 5 'real' ghost stories from the festive season. From ghost pigs to undead highwayman, local legends cover it all...