December (including winter) - Paranormal Database Records

 


Winter (reoccurring)

Uther Pendragon

Location: Shap (Cumbria) - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: A large man on horseback seen galloping around on winter nights is said to be Uther Pendragon, though his motivation for being here is unclear.

 


Winter (reoccurring)

The Young

Location: Chesterfield (Derbyshire) - North Wingfield Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: It said that apparitions are occasionally seen carrying young children in their arms.

 


Winter (reoccurring)

Man in the Road

Location: Pentreuchaf (Gwynedd) - Road in the area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: Both young and smart in appearance, this male walks along the middle of the road, causing oncoming traffic to stop before he vanishes into thin air.

 


Winter (reoccurring)

Coach and Four

Location: Shepley (Yorkshire) - Roads around the Shepley War Memorial
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: Appearing at night, this phantom coach pulled by four horses would move at breakneck speed along the roads in and around the village.

 


Winter (reoccurring)

Several Arm

Location: Overwater (Cumbria) - Overwater Tarn
Type: Legend
Further Comments: The severed arm of a Jamaican woman (see Ireby - Overwater Hotel, for more information) is said to prevent ice forming on the tarn. As the temperature drops, the arm punches upwards and breaks apart any frozen water.

 


Winter evenings (reoccurring), 1950s onwards

Woman with a Red Scarf

Location: Outer London: Uxbridge (Greater London) - Ickenham Station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: This ghostly figure stands at the end of the platform, close to where she fell and was electrocuted. She sometimes waves to attract attention before vanishing.

 


Winter nights (reoccurring)

Nicholson

Location: Penrith (Cumbria) - Gibbet Hill (aka Beacon Hill), six kilometres outside of Penrith (gibbet marked by a stone)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: Hanged for the murder of his godfather, Nicholson's body was left dangling throughout the winter of 1766 / 1767 as a deterrent to others... Some say it still makes an appearance during harsh winters, his skeletal remains hanging from a gibbet.

 


Winter nights (reoccurring), but last seen nineteenth century?

The Baron on Horseback

Location: Stainton (Cumbria) - Baron's Hill (local name?)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: A baron who took over the land on which a monastery stood had the building dismantled and the stones used to construct his manor house. He was cursed by monk, however, and fell off his horse and broke his neck before the house was finished. His shade still rides around the neighbourhood.

 


Winter nights, reoccurring

Disembodied Voices

Location: Castle Coombe (Wiltshire) - Parsonage Wood
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Further Comments: The phantom ranting of a small crowd has been heard in the forest after dark - those who continue to listen have reported a piercing scream that finally lays quiet the voices.

 


Winter, reoccurring

Signalman

Location: Barkston (Lincolnshire) - Barkston Junction Station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: Maybe protesting about the automated signals, this ghost has been seen crossing the track in front of incoming trains, and climbing and checking the obsolete signals.

 

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