Tag Archives: Ghosts

The Harbinger

Creepy History 64.  Happy Halloween, and welcome to another October of “creepy histories” on Windows into History.  The following quote is from Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thistleton-Dyer, published in 1895: In some cases, families have been … Continue reading

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The Kingdom Underground

Creepy History 63.  Happy Halloween, and welcome to another October of “creepy histories” on Windows into History.  The following quote is from Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thistleton-Dyer, published in 1895: At Rushen Castle, Isle of Man, … Continue reading

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Music of the Dead

Creepy History 62.  Happy Halloween, and welcome to another October of “creepy histories” on Windows into History.  The following quote is from Strange Pages from Family Papers by T. F. Thistleton-Dyer, published in 1895: But, in modern days, one of … Continue reading

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The Doppelganger Ghost

Creepy History 61.  Happy Halloween, and welcome to another October of “creepy histories” on Windows into History.  The following quote is from the Lakes Herald, 15th March 1895, and references a book by Thomas Thistleton-Dyer, which we will be looking … Continue reading

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Legendary Spectre Ships

Creepy History 60.  Happy Halloween, and welcome to another October of “creepy histories” on Windows into History.  The following quote is from the Glasgow Evening Post, 14th September 1891: In the south and west of England, and notably on the … Continue reading

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Jumping to Conclusions

Creepy History 59.  Happy Halloween, and welcome to another October of “creepy histories” on Windows into History.  A brief snippet today.  The following quote is from the Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail, 4th January 1918: Stories of a mysterious highwayman seen … Continue reading

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Bitten by a Ghost

Creepy History 58.  Happy Halloween, and welcome to another October of “creepy histories” on Windows into History.  The following quote is from the Staffordshire Advertiser, 28th December 1918, but reuses a report from 1864, which in turn concerns an incident … Continue reading

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Ghosts in Parliament

Creepy History 57.  Happy Halloween, and welcome to another October of “creepy histories” on Windows into History.  We start with a quote from the Sheffield Weekly Telegraph, 23rd February 1918. However much men and women who boast of their minds … Continue reading

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Two Welsh Ghosts

Creepy History 56.  Happy Halloween, and I hope you have enjoyed all the “creepy history” quotes this month.  We will finish for now with two newspaper articles concerning ghostly happenings in Wales, both within a relatively short space of time.  … Continue reading

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Ghost or Imagination?

Creepy History 55.  On 26th December 1885, the following short article appeared in the Dundee Courier: A remarkable ghost story is reported from Doora, near the town of Ennis. It is asserted that a ghost appeared in the dwelling of a … Continue reading

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