Fife - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Princess Marama

Location: Anstruther - Johnson Lodge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This royal lady, said to be from a Pacific Isle, continues to walk around the building she spent the last years of her life in.


 
 


Educational Shade

Location: Buckhaven - College
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This college is reportedly haunted by a spirit nicknamed Green Jean.


 
 


Missing Items

Location: Burntisland - Private Residence close to Cowdenbeath Road
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 2012
Further Comments: Items in this home would vanish and reappear in plain site after the occupiers had searched high and low. A shadowy 'thing' was seen standing over a person shortly before they were rushed to hospital with pneumonia.


 
 


Viscount Dundee

Location: Colinsburgh - Colinsburgh Castle
Type: Post-Mortem Manifestation
Date / Time: Late seventeenth century
Further Comments: Killed during the battle of Killiecrankie, Dundee appeared to Lord Balcarres shortly after his death. Edinburgh Castle also claims this event for itself.


 
 


Starving Boy

Location: Crail - Balcomie Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Locked in the dungeon and forgotten about, this child starved to death. He has been briefly sighted around the castle, and also heard whistling.


 
 


Eyes

Location: Crail - Private house overlooking the sea
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: These eyes are thought to belong to a former female owner of the house, and are seen peeking out from dark corners at night.


 
 


Lady Mary Crawford

Location: Crawford - Priory
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The Lady Mary has been seen drifting over the gardens of the priory, searching for her many pets that she kept during life.


 
 


Man in the Golden Chair

Location: Culross - Abbey
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A secret tunnel near here was once believed to lead to a room full of gold and jewels, looked after by an old man who waited in a golden chair to hand over the wealth to whoever found it first. A piper and his dog were once sent in to investigate the tunnel - a short time later, the dog came out terrified and the man was never seen again.


 
 


Floating Monk

Location: Cupar - The Royal Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1978
Further Comments: Built on top of a Cathedral's burial ground, this hotel is home to a tall phantom monk that drifts along the corridors.


 
 


Pirates

Location: Dalgety Bay - St Bridget's Kirk
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Autumn (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Phantom pirates are supposed to haunt this ruined area.


 
 


Benedictine Monk

Location: Dunfermline - Abbot House, Maygate
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This site is reputed to be haunted by a friendly Benedictine monk


 
 


Italian Actress

Location: Dunfermline - Alhambra theatre
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s?
Further Comments: The figure in black which has been observed along the aisle could be an Italian actress who broke her neck in a fall during the 1920s, or a monk. The old projection room is also said to be haunted, with people reporting a uncomfortable feeling within.


 
 


Victorian Policeman

Location: Dunfermline - Coal Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2007
Further Comments: While driving past Pittencreif Park, one witness spotted a figure dressed in a Victorian policeman's uniform standing in the shadows at a space of the wall.


 
 


Soldier

Location: Dunfermline - Ferry Toll Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: July 2009
Further Comments: A female driver reported passing a young man dressed in military uniform walking towards the dockyard. She looked into her rear view mirror to have another look at him, but he had vanished. The witness said there would not have been time for him to turn off.


 
 


Mary Sibbald

Location: East Wemyss - MacDuff's Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A petty thief, Mary was killed for her crimes - her shadowy form has been reported at the castle ever since.


 
 


Mary?

Location: Falkland - Covenanter Hotel, High Street?
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The phantom female that is said to lurk here has been named as Mary Queen of Scots. She occasionally appears standing over guests in their beds.


 
 


Female Form

Location: Falkland - Falkland Palace
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The phantom woman is said to walk the gallery in the palace, looking for her lost lover.


 
 


Black Creature

Location: Firth of Forth - Waters of
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: 1873 / 1939
Further Comments: The earlier sighting here lasted around fifteen minutes, and the serpentine creature was seen by over one hundred people. The twentieth century sighting was of a totally different creature, this time brown in colour and possessing a horses head with large eyes.


 
 


Hanging Jock

Location: Fordell - Area around the village mill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Jock's master killed a couple of soldiers and fled to avoid the consequences, leaving the poor assistant to pay the ultimate price for the crime. Now Jock is sometimes seen swinging from the trees by his neck, eyes milky and bulging.


 
 


Miner

Location: Kelty - Blairadam Forest
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2007
Further Comments: A man who snapped several photographs of his family in the woods claimed to have captured the image of a phantom miner wearing a flat cap.


 
 


White Lady

Location: Kemback - Bridge and surrounding area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A female member of the Schivas family was hanged from the bridge after she refused to betray her husband. Her shade was said to haunt the area of her death.


 
 


White Lady

Location: Kilmany - Area known as Ghouls' Den, near Kilmany Cottage
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This phantom woman is just one of the ghosts which are said to lurk in the ravine.


 
 


Yolande

Location: Kinghorn - Memorial to Alexander, along road to Burntisland
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Dressed in green, the wife of Alexander III appears in the area trying to find her missing husband.


 
 


Jenny

Location: Kirkcaldy - Kinswood Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Nineteenth century?
Further Comments: When a private house, this building was haunted by a white woman in a beautiful flowing dress. There was also reports of a phantom goose, which would peck at the young girl who lived there.


 
 


Dead Norrie

Location: Largo - Norrie's Cairn
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A ghost once appeared in the area and demanded that no cockerel should be allowed to crow nor should a horn be blown, and in return for peace and quiet, the phantom told the local shepherds the location of a hidden gold mine. One man by the name of Norrie unfortunately forgot the instructions and blew his horn - the ghost appeared and poor Norrie dropped dead on the spot. Norrie's body proved impossible to move, so his friends constructed the cairn over him. Another legend says that the hill is so rich in gold, if any sheep lay on it, they shall turn yellow.


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