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.


 
Scratcher

Location: Glasgow - Radio Clyde, Studio Three
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: This radio station is home to an entity that has left deep scratch marks on the arms of one guest, and is blamed for any technical failure.


 
Lady with Grey Hair

Location: Glasgow - Rosshall hospital
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: January 2008
Further Comments: A grey haired lady who died in theatre three many years ago is still said to haunt the area. Staff report a fleeting glance of her ghost before it vanishes.


 
Ward Sister

Location: Glasgow - Royal Infirmary Hospital
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Sister in Twentieth century, and patient in 2002
Further Comments: At least one nurse has claimed to have seen a ward sister walking around at night, normal looking other than the fact the apparition appears to be cut off at the knee. Ward 27 is reported to be home to Archie, a ghostly elderly man who wears a bun net and can be seen talking to dying patients. More recently, while answering an arrest call, a doctor was asked the way out by a patient. The doctor pointed over his shoulder as he continued to run down the corridor. When the doctor reached the patient who had arrested and died, he realised that it was the same man who had asked for directions.


 
Hanging Man

Location: Glasgow - Scotia Bar
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2007
Further Comments: This bar is haunted by a former landlord who, during the 1970s, hanged himself in the cellar. Two other spirits also lurk here; Willy sits in a room, while Annie has made contact with a visiting psychic.


 
Grey Lady

Location: Glasgow - Shields Road Station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The woman who has returned to earth was killed by a train as it pulled into the station.


 
Orange Light

Location: Glasgow - Skies above the East End
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 2 January 2011
Further Comments: One witness reported seeing a bright orange light moving slowly below the cloud line. The witness then heard a massive roar, like fighter planes, heading towards the light. The light shot upwards and disappeared into clouds.


 
Fireballs

Location: Glasgow - Skies above town
Type: UFO
Date / Time: December 1752
Further Comments: There are reports of two fireballs seen over the town during this month; one flew over the town while the second exploded, showering the area in sparks and hail stones.


 
Gorbals Vampire

Location: Glasgow - Southern Necropolis
Type: Vampire
Date / Time: 1950s
Further Comments: An urban myth circled the area during the 1950s that the graveyard was home to a vampire with iron teeth. At the story's height, it is said that hundreds of children patrolled the site, looking for the monster which, they thought, had kidnapped and eaten two local children.


 
Strange Woman

Location: Glasgow - Stobhill Hospital
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A student nurse spotted a woman slip into a side ward - the student followed her, only to find that the only person in the room was a patient who required immediate help.


 
Nora

Location: Glasgow - Theatre Royal
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A wannabe actress, Nora was laughed off stage after a disastrous audition and promptly took her own life. Her shade now proves she'll last longer on stage than any of her former contemporaries.


 
Singing

Location: Glasgow - Track between Kelvinbridge and Hillhead stations
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Cleaning staff working late have reported hearing several women's voices softly singing along the tunnels.


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