Angus - Paranormal Database Records


Construction of Gallows

Location: Glamis - Glamis Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1880 (Gallows heard)
Further Comments: Not shy of more than a few hauntings, Glamis can claim the following. . . The sounds of a set of gallows being constructed, Lady Glamis drifting in mist around the clock tower, the unknown ghost in the 'Haunted Room' which caused a previous owner to faint when he went to investigate the mysterious sounds contained within, a white lady that drifts the corridors, 'Jack the Runner' who's long legs carry him down the same corridors, a black page boy that quickly appears and disappears near a sitting room, a pale girl who is dragged away by an invisible force in the courtyard, a giant in armour that stands over and looks down on people in bed, and a re-enacted murder in the parlour.


Grey figure

Location: Glamis - Malcolm's Stone (tombstone)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This ghost has been observed around this ancient headstone.



Location: Glen Esk - 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.


Black Cat

Location: Glen Prosen - Wooded hill in the area
Type: ABC
Date / Time: June, mid 2000s, 15:00h
Further Comments: Disturbed by a loud scream, two walkers looked around and spotted a black cat, around four foot long with a long thick tail and shoulders that were higher than its body. The cat looked at the walkers then disappeared into the bushes. Dogs could then be heard barking in the distance from several directions.


Sir John Ogilvie

Location: Inverquharity - Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This castle's ruin is blamed on the Sir John's terrifying ghost that walks the area. Sir John raped and murdered two girls, and hanged their head of the household. After committing such a heinous crime, the village priest prayed for vengeance, and Sir John dropped dead while hunting.


Bedtime for Children

Location: Kincardine - Tulliallan Castle; Tulliallan Police College
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: February 1978
Further Comments: This witness, staying at the police college, recalled hearing the sound of children laughing along the corridor outside her dorm, before the sounds moved into the room. Although alone in the dorm, the witness heard all the beds squeak as if people where climbing into them, including her own. A chair also in the room moved slightly across the floor.


Dead Dragon

Location: Kirkton of Tealing - Martin's Stone
Type: Dragon
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A stone in the area marks the place where a local man named Martin killed a dragon which had eaten nine sisters who had gone to fetch water for their aging father.



Location: Kirriemuir - Cortachy Castle
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Drums before a death in the family
Further Comments: Caught having an affair with the wife of the castle's owner, the drummer was placed in his own drum and rolled out from a tower. On the verge of dying, he staggered from the drum, and cursed all future generations who would live there. Another version of the story states that the drummer was a Campbell, sent to the castle (owned by the Ogilvy family) offering a truce. The Ogilvy's murdered him and left his drum and his body dangling from a window. His ghostly drum can be heard beating before a death in the family.



Location: Liff - Staff Housing at Royal Liff Hospital
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1973, around 23:00h
Further Comments: Two witnesses heard footsteps ascending the staircase and coming to a halt on the landing. The witnesses investigated and found no one there. The building was locked up with no way in. A similar incident also took place at the house next door.


David Beaton

Location: Mains of Melgund - Melgund Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Built by Cardinal Beaton in the mid sixteenth century, his ghost took a liking to the property after the death of the flesh.


Trainee Pilot

Location: Montrose - Former RAF Montrose
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century, and 2010
Further Comments: This World War I trainee died while out on his first solo flight - his ghost appeared in the base commander's room three times, before the room was locked up and no longer used. He was also seen flying around in his biplane, up until the end of the Second World War. A phantom Second World War RAF Officer was seen around the base during the latter years of the conflict. It was thought that he was killed when a mechanic with a grudge tampered with his aircraft's engine. In 2010 it was reported that an old radio set at the heritage centre continued to pick up Second World War transmissions, including Churchill speeches.


Two Metre Tall Neck

Location: Montrose - Just over a kilometre off shore, 16 kilometres southeast of town
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: 1903
Further Comments: The crew of the Rosa reported this monster's appendage which rose from the sea by their boat. It looked around before diving again.


Shouting Man

Location: Montrose - Lunan Lodge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: Several entities are reported to haunt this manse, including a loud man in plus-fours and a flat hat, a maid, a stable boy and an unknown presence which manifests on the stairs.


White Figure

Location: Newtyle - 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.


Well Monster

Location: Strathmartin - Exact area not known
Type: Dragon
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A dragon which guarded a well managed to eat nine maidens who came one by one to draw water. It was finally slain by a man named Martin who was to be married to the youngest girl.


White Cat

Location: Turin - Fields near Turin House
Type: ABC
Date / Time: Day time, Summer, 1989
Further Comments: A mother and daughter watched a large white cat close to woodland over a period of fifteen to twenty minutes. They compared the size of the cat to that of a deer.

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