February - Paranormal Database Records


13 February (reoccurring)

Clan MacDonald

Location: Glencoe (Argyll and Bute) - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: Murdered in cold blood by the clan Campbell, these 38 MacDonald family members return to the scene of the crime.


13 February, every 50 years, from 13 Feb 1748

The Lady Lovibond

Location: Deal (Kent) - Goodwin Sands
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: A jealous sailor deliberately ran the Lady Lovibond onto the Goodwin Sands, a treacherous area off the coast of Deal, wreaking the ship and killing all on board. The craft is now said to re-enact the crash, though there are no reports of any witnesses in 1998. Two other ghostly craft are said to frequent the area - the liner Montrose, and a man of war named Shrewsbury.


24 February (reoccurring)

Something Down There

Location: Northrepps (Norfolk) - Shrieking Pit, along a lane off Hungry Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: Some say that the entity that appears in the pit is the spirit of a woman who took her life, while others believe it is something much darker that lures the unwary to their deaths.


24 February, 23:00h (reoccurring)

Maude Carew

Location: Bury St Edmunds (Suffolk) - St Mary's Churchyard
Type: Curse
Further Comments: Cursed by a monk after Maude murdered the Duke of Gloucester in 1447, her shade is now said to appear once a year. The alleged ghost often brings dozens of people to the area in the hope of seeing her.


26 February (reoccurring)

Sir Christopher Wren

Location: Hampton Court (Surrey) - The Old Court House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: Dying in the front room of this building, Wren's footsteps can be heard on the anniversary of his death, pacing up and down the staircase.


28 February (reoccurring)

White Lady

Location: Hathersage (Derbyshire) - Vicarage
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: Even though the phantom white lady has not been observed for around one hundred years, she still opens a single door on one night per annum.


February (reoccurring)

Skater of Hickling Broad

Location: Potter Heigham (Norfolk) - River Thurne
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: In love with a rich man's daughter, a drummer boy would skate across the frozen river to secretly rendezvous with his forbidden girlfriend. However, one winter night the ice cracked and the boy drowned - leaving his ghost to continue the drumming. A phantom female rower has also been seen on the river.


February (reoccurring)

Mary Queen of Scots

Location: Oundle (Northamptonshire) - The Talbot Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: This hotel contains the staircase from Fotheringay Castle, Mary's place of execution. Her ghost is rumoured to have come with the staircase; pictures move on their own accord, one guest was awoken by 'something' sitting on their bed, and the gaunt face of a woman can be seen staring from out the hotel's windows.


February (reoccurring); last confirmed in 1970s, but legends say she continues

White Lady

Location: Bournemouth (Dorset) - Millhams Lane, and surrounding Longham area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Further Comments: The area around the A348 bridge is reportedly haunted by a ghostly white (or grey) woman, who was killed when hit by a horse and trap along the road. One story says she tries to entice men to jump off the bridge.


First Mondays of February, May, August and November

Healing Waters

Location: Loch Monar (Highland) - Waters of the loch
Type: Legend
Further Comments: If entered on certain days of the year, the waters of this Loch would heal the sick on the proviso that the Loch was entered three times at midnight and the water then sipped, before a coin was thrown in. The sick would then have to leave the site before the sun came up.


Records 1 - 10, of 10

return to full calendar listing




For more paranormal tales online and in the media
follow us:
The Paranormal Database's Haunted Cork is now available on Amazon, featuring dozens of tales from supernatural Ireland.
The Paranormal Field Guide is now out - free for Android and only £1 for Nokia
breathing voids
Abject Ghost's new Breathing Voids is now available on Spotify, iTunes and Amazon