Tag Archives: Joseph Taylor

The Haunted Bedroom (Creepy History 17)

The following ‘true story’ (pinch of salt required) is from Apparitions by Joseph Taylor, published in 1814.  The book was also the subject of Creepy History 1, posted on 1st October. A young gentleman, going down from London to the … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Westminster Abbey (Creepy History 1)

All October, in the lead-up to Halloween, I will be presenting a ‘Creepy History’ series, featuring extracts from old books that have been largely forgotten.  These will all be non-fiction, as the best scary fiction from the past is still … Continue reading

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