June (& Summer) - Paranormal Database Records

 
Hairy Earth

Location: Wistow (Leicestershire) - Wistow's Grave
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 01 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Concealing the heir to the kingdom of Mercia's body, this grave is reported to sprout hair throughout the month of June, starting on the first of the month.


 
Woman's Singing

Location: Hickling (Norfolk) - Hickling Broad, south of village
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 01 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Once a year a gentle female voice can be heard singing. This could be the Woman in White, seen punting from one side for the Broad to another, heading towards a mill. Another ghost is associated with the broad; a drummer is said to be a Napoleonic soldier who drowned while skating across the ice, en route for a secret rendezvous with his girlfriend, can sometimes be heard.


 
Ammunition Train

Location: Soham (Cambridgeshire) - Approach to the station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 02 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Every 2 June an accident that cost the lives of two people is re-enacted. An ammunition train caught fire, the explosion shattering every window in Soham and destroying the old station. The rebuilt tracks no longer follow the scene of the accident.


 
White Figure

Location: Newtyle (Angus) - Bulb Farm (no longer standing, replaced by housing)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 02 June (reoccurring), or thereabouts, after sunset
Further Comments: A white figure, thought to be decapitated, was said to move slowly around the area, as if looking for its missing body part. Groaning is also heard in the area.


 
Lily Cove

Location: Haworth (Yorkshire) - Old White Lion public house, Main Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 10 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: A local celebrity, Lily fell to her death from a hot air balloon in the early part of the twentieth century, and now returns to the pub on the day she died.


 
Children's Paradise

Location: Horsey (Norfolk) - Horsey Mere
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 13 June, around midnight (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Said to be the burial place of maybe thousands of children from the days of the Romans, they are said to return once a year to play for a couple of hours.


 
Old Lady

Location: Sevenoaks (Kent) - Maidstone Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 14 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Killed in a road traffic accident in 1959, this ghostly figure now steps out in front of traffic on the anniversary of her death.


 
Midair Battle

Location: Naseby (Northamptonshire) - Sky over site of the Battle of Naseby
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 14 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Reported less frequently now, but for one hundred years after the battle, locals would sit on the nearby hills and watch the battle occur once again, complete with the sounds of men screaming and cannons firing. A photograph taken by the Northampton Paranormal Group on this date in 2008 may show a phantom soldier, though nothing was seen when the image was taken.


 
Goring the Cavalier

Location: Hitchin (Hertfordshire) - Hitchin Priory
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 15 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Killed by Roundheads a few miles down the road during the civil war, the ghost of Goring continues onwards to his earthly destination once a year. A grey lady has also been spotted in the grounds of the priory.


 
Piper

Location: Glen Esk (Angus) - Waters of Lochlee
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: 19 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: A great and popular piper was once taken by little folk donned in green across the waters here - once a year we mortals have the chance of listening to his tunes.


 
Hessian Cavalry

Location: Foulkesmill, Horetown (County Wexford) - Battle of Horetown site and Green Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 20 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The entire Battle of Horetown is replayed on its anniversary, while a lone Hessian trooper is seen standing by a tree along Green Road where his is thought to be buried.


 
Sprites & Pixies

Location: Ballona (Isle of Man) - Ballona Bridge
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: 20 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: On this day the fairy population comes out in force. If they are not acknowledged by any one crossing the bridge, the fairy folk have no hesitation in making their presence felt.


 
King Arthur

Location: Cadbury (Somerset) - Cadbury Castle, and road between North Barrow and South Barrow villages
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 20 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Escorted by mounted knights carrying lances, King Arthur of the Britons traverses this route back to Camelot (as Cadbury is thought to be) on this day in June. One witness said that on 23 June 1995 they encountered an armoured man (more dark age than medieval) holding a standard on horseback - the figure disappeared around a corner, though there was no place that he could have gone. One legend says a door opens every seven years in the hillside so that Arthur and his company can leave to feed their horses.


 
Swimming Horseman

Location: Ashford (Kent) - Eastwell Park and Manor House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 20 June - Horseman seen (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Riding towards the park house, this phantom horseman veers off at the last minute and enters the nearby lake. A white lady haunts the house itself, seen by porters on the night shift.


 
Arthur's Table

Location: Bossiney (Cornwall) - Bossiney Mound
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 20 June, midnight (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Once a year, King Arthur's table is said to surface from the mound, briefly waiting for the man to sit at it once more.


 
Nan Clark

Location: NW7 (Greater London) - Nan Clark's Lane, Mill Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 21 June (reoccurring), though last reported sighting in Nov
Further Comments: Nan Clark was a landlady of a local inn in the eighteenth century, whose history is shaky - she may have murdered or been murdered by her husband or lover, either in the lane which takes her name or in a local pond. Whatever truly happened, Nan now returns to the area once a year.


 
White Lady

Location: Hampton Court (Surrey) - Landing Stage
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 21 June or 24 June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Seen by local fishermen (even though they can't remember the exact date they witnessed the phenomenon), the white lady's history is unknown.


 
Witch Haven

Location: Trewa (Cornwall) - General area
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Robert Hunt wrote that once a year the entire local witch population would meet in the town and travel around the surrounding area to light fires on all monoliths and standing stones in the area. However, the 'town' does not appear to exist on modern maps.


 
Unfaithful Girl

Location: Bray (County Wicklow) - Lover's Leap rock, Dargle Valley
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The female ghost which appears here once a year is said to be that of a woman who was unfaithful to her boyfriend. He died of grief, and the woman sat in mourning over his grave continuously for several days before taking her life on the rock, leaping into the river below.


 
Those that will Die

Location: Tavistock (Devon) - Church
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The spirits of those who will die during the following year come to the church on Midsummer's Eve - they were last seen by a pair of brothers who saw themselves in the crowd.


 
The Lonely Shepherd

Location: Clydach (Gwent) - Limestone Pillar
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: A shepherd who drove his wife to suicide was petrified by God as punishment. Once a year, on Midsummer Night, the rock animates and walks down to the River Usk where his wife drowned herself, before returning prior to dawn.


 
Fish Stone

Location: Crickhowell (Powys) - Stone by the River Usk
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Once a year this strangely shaped stone dives into the local river and goes for a swim.


 
Spinning Top

Location: Dyffryn (South Glamorgan) - St Lythan's Cromlech
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The capstone on this cromlech is said to rotate three times on Midsummer Eve. In addition, anyone who makes a wish here on 31 October will have it granted.


 
Dancing Skeletons

Location: Worthing (Sussex) - Broadwater Green, old oak tree
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) (reoccurring)
Further Comments: A local tale says that these animated bones appear on midsummer night's eve to dance and jig until the sun rises on the following day.


 
Wishing Stone

Location: Bettiscombe (Dorset) - Sliding Hill
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 23 June (or Midsummer Eve) and following day (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The hill is said to be named after a magical stone that grants wishes. Once a year, on Midsummer Eve, the stone propels down the hill, before returning the following day.


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