Haunted England

Author: Jennifer Westwood
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141959533
Format: PDF
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Watch out for a ghostly ship and its spectral crew off the coast of Cornwall Listen for the unearthly tread and rustling silk dress of Darlington's Lady Jarratt Shiver at the malevolent apparition of 50 Berkeley Square that no-one survives seeing Beware the black dog of Shap Fell: a sighting warns of fatal accidents England's past echoes with stories of unquiet spirits and hauntings, of headless highwaymen and grey ladies, indelible bloodstains and ghastly premonitions. Here, county by county, are the nation's most fascinating supernatural tales and bone-chilling legends: from a ghostly army marching across Cumbria to the vanishing hitchhiker of Bluebell Hill, from the gruesome Man-Monkey of Shropshire to the phantom congregation who gather for a 'Sermon of the Dead' ...

Huntingdonshire

Author: W. M. Noble
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107645964
Format: PDF, ePub
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This guide to Huntingdonshire by W. M. Noble was first published in 1911 as part of the Cambridge County Geographies.

Where the Ghosts Walk

Author: Peter Underwood
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285641956
Format: PDF
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Britain is the most haunted country in the world with a wealth of places that feed the imagination, from Cape Head in the north of Scotland to Beachy Head in the south of England it is a land of ghosts and phantoms. Whether it is Napoleon searching for somewhere to land his invasion at Lulworth Cove, the unknown Grey Lady who is seen along the Worcester to Birmingham canal or Roman soldiers seen near Lichfield Cathedral the inexplicable is everywhere. Peter Underwood, the world's leading expert on paranormal phenomena, provides this definitive guide to Britain's haunted places. Arranged by the various environments where ghosts appear, airfields, ancient sites, ruins, bridges, battlefields, graveyards, gardens, railways, seascapes, highways and woods. From the ghosts of Jacobite soldiers in Gallows Tree Lane, the ghost of King Arthur which has been seen in Tintagel to the phantom Spitfire of Biggin Hill airfield Where the Ghosts Walk is an indispensable guide to the rich world of the unexplained. Fully illustrated throughout with Peter Underwood's own photographs

The Lore of the Land

Author: Jennifer Westwood
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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Where can you find the 'Devil's footprints'? What happened at the 'hangman's stone'? Did Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street, ever really exist? Where was King Arthur laid to rest? Bringing together tales of hauntings, highwaymen, family curses and lovers' leaps, this magnificent guide will take you on a magical journey through England's legendary past.

Cambridgeshire Murders

Author: Alison Bruce
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752484133
Format: PDF, ePub
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The cases covered here record the county's most fascinating but least-known crimes, as well as famous murders that gripped not just Cambridgeshire but the whole nation. From the mysterious barn fire at Burwell that killed seventy-six people to the unsolved murder of Cambridge shopkeeper Alice Lawton, and from poisoning in St Neots to the murder of a fifteen-year-old drummer boy whose ghost haunted the killer and drove him to confess, this is a collection of the county's most dramatic and interesting criminal cases. Alison Bruce has gone back to original records and documents to uncover the truth about these extraordinary crimes. Using contemporary illustrations and tracing the stories through the words of those who were actually there, she re-creates the drama of case and courtroom. Cambridgeshire Murders is a unique re-examination of the darker side of the county's past.

Bomber Bases of World War 2 1st Air Division 8th Air Force USAAF 1942 45

Author: Martin W. Bowman
Publisher: Pen & Sword
ISBN: 9781844154531
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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As part of the 'Aviation Heritage Trail Series', the airfields and interest in this book are concentrated in a particular area - in this case Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire and Northamptonshire. The book looks at the history and personalities associated with each base, and what remains today.