Lanarkshire - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Large Prints

Location: Airdrie - Easter Dunsyston Farm
Type: ABC
Date / Time: September 2008
Further Comments: The family who live at the farm reported finding two cat-like paw prints in fresh mud, fifteen centimetres in length.


 
 


David?

Location: Blantyre - The David Livingstone Centre
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: With small items vanishing without trace, only to reappear several months later, it is no wonder that staff here believed the building to have a resident spirit. Some nicknamed the entity Old Davy, though it is unclear whether the ghost was actually that of David Livingstone who once worked here.


 
 


Monks

Location: Braidwood - Wooded area between Braidwood and Crossford, near St Oswald's Chapel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A monastery once stood near these woods, and even though it has long since vanished, the bells can be occasionally heard ringing out and a ghostly monk walks between the trees.


 
 


Bishop Cameron

Location: Chryston - Bedlay Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: Just as likely to be heard stomping around as he is to be seen, the Bishop's ghost is said to date back almost seven hundred years, from when he was discovered floating face down in a large pond that was on the site.


 
 


Victorian Couple

Location: Coulter - Near Windgate House, also known as The Vaults
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1920s
Further Comments: A farmer taking his sheep home late one night stumbled across a man and woman wearing Victorian clothing just outside Windgate House. The farmer bid them a 'Good evening', upon which the figures vanished. The following morning, the man discovered his hair had turned completely white.


 
 


Singing Child

Location: Crawford - Old Post Horn Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Child unknown, man seen 1980s
Further Comments: This young infant was run over by a coach and four outside the inn, but is still heard today. The owner of the hotel during the 1980s watched a man wearing a brown cloak pass the window during a snow storm - he went outside to investigate, but the man had vanished and the snow was undisturbed.


 
 


Roman Soldiers

Location: Crawford - Watling Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Cut off at the knees, ten ghostly Roman soldiers are said to walk along the street.


 
 


Possibly Mary

Location: Crossford - Craignethan Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The headless woman reported in the castle grounds could be Mary Queen of Scots, though her relationship with the building appears to be minimal.


 
 


Gardener

Location: Crossford - Valley International Park
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2004
Further Comments: Workers at the park have seen wheelbarrows moving on their own accord, and strange misty figures walking around the grounds. One man watched a plate stop and start spinning in the kitchen, with no one else present.


 
 


Wailing Woman

Location: East Kilbride - Hospital grounds along Eaglesham Road
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 04 March 2005, approx 00:30h
Further Comments: A pair of friends walking along the road had a strange, uncontrollable compulsion to lift the cover of a storm drain. The sound of a woman's sobbing could be heard from the hole, which quickly became a wail. When they spotted a glowing mist coming towards them from the drain, the friends regained control of their bodies and fled from the area.


 
 


Jenny

Location: East Kilbride - Jenny Cameron's grave
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1960s
Further Comments: A well respected rebel from the Jacobite movement, a ball of light was often seen floating around her grave at dusk during the mid twentieth century.


 
 


Murdered Woman

Location: East Kilbride - Mains Castle, Lymekilns
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Throttled by her husband during a domestic row (he was convinced she was having an affair), the lady has insisted on returning several times after her murder.


 
 


Hall Keeper

Location: East Kilbride - Village Theatre (was the Public Hall)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ghost of one of the men once charged with maintaining the building still carries on with his work many years after shuffling off his mortal coil.


 
 


He Who Listens

Location: Fenwick - Kiwi Lodge Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Mid to late twentieth century
Further Comments: Helen Blanchfield watched a man watching her as she played on the piano. She tried to talk to him, but he vanished.


 
 


Little Girl

Location: Glasgow - Arches, below Glasgow's Central Station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: January 2009
Further Comments: Reported in a national newspaper, the Alien Wars show is home to a phantom little girl dressed in old style clothing. While actors from the show are said to be afraid of the ghost, the phantom herself is reputedly frightened off by the shows special effects.


 
 


Reston Mather

Location: Glasgow - Auchinlea Park - Provan Hall and Blochairn House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Reston Mather, one of the last owners of the property, is thought still to haunt Blochairn House. Provan Hall is home to a phantom woman and a young boy, who are said to have been killed in the upper part of the building.


 
 


Woman with a Lantern

Location: Glasgow - Barlinnie Prison
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The area outside the surgery wing and the bricked up entrance to the old execution block are home to a phantom woman dressed in Victorian clothing, holding a lantern.


 
 


Bathtime Murder

Location: Glasgow - Blythswood Square, private house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A family living here reported being witness to a ghostly murder - a beautiful woman drowning a man in the bath. The family moved out soon after.


 
 


Opening Doors

Location: Glasgow - Central Hotel
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1976 - 1982
Further Comments: A former worker at the hotel reported that they would walk around during the early hours of the morning closing all the fire doors on the forth floor, which would then reopen and close themselves a few moments later.


 
 


Old Lady

Location: Glasgow - Commercial property, St Vincent Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2008
Further Comments: A witness who spotted an elderly woman staring at herself in a mirror in the men's toilets found humour in the situation until he told a colleague about the incident. Realising that the woman was wearing old fashioned clothing, that no one of that age worked in the building, and that security would not let anyone off the street in, the witness returned to the toilet and found it empty. Workers nearby had not seen anyone leave.


 
 


Auld Wives Lifts

Location: Glasgow - Craigmaddie Muir
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Still present
Further Comments: These three stones are said to have been carried here by a trio of married women who wanted to know who could carry the heaviest weight. They are set out so two of the stones carry the third, and another legend states that if one visits the site and doesn't climb through the hole, then they will die before having children.


 
 


Suicide

Location: Glasgow - Dalmarnock Road Bridge
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1972
Further Comments: A man in his 30s wearing black trousers and a blue coat was seen to leap over the bridge by one witness, only to vanish into thin air.


 
 


Deilís Kirkyard

Location: Glasgow - Former marshland (no longer present, replaced by yachting pond, Camphill Park)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 1830
Further Comments: The site where the dead from the Battle of Langside were buried, a woman staying nearby watched as the dead rose up and marched down the nearby road. The woman ran to her minister, who is said to have exorcised the ghosts so they never appeared again.


 
 


Two Men Walking

Location: Glasgow - George Street
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Seen in the early hours of the morning, these two shades out for a walk wore eighteenth century clothing.


 
 


Diana

Location: Glasgow - Govan Old Parish Church
Type: Other
Date / Time: Circa early 2012
Further Comments: A video recorded by Chinese tourists at Govan Old Parish Church appears to show Princess Diana standing by a stained glass window. The jury appears to be out to whether the footage is faked, an optical illusion or something a little more spooky.


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