Surrey - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Duke of Norfolk

Location: Dorking - White Horse Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ninth duke of Norfolk remains in the inn, apparently too drunk to depart this plain of existence.


 
 


Kiln Worker

Location: Earlswoof - Bull's Head public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Local legend says this pub is haunted by a lime kiln worker who died during the seventeenth century.


 
 


Little Man

Location: Egham - Hillside villa
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: The subject of three legal battles (between 1903 & 1907) debating whether the house was haunted, and ergo fit for human habitation, the house was alleged to contain the spirit of a child murderer; a little man whose footsteps could be heard at night.


 
 


Thomas Holloway

Location: Egham - Royal Holloway University
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Founded by Thomas Holloway, the man himself is said to haunt the Founder's Building, though he manifests in the form of a black cat. Jane Holloway, Thomas's wife, is said to haunt the forth floor of the same building.


 
 


Aged Gentleman

Location: Esher - House lived in by Anna Porter, the author
Type: Post-Mortem Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Anna Porter claimed to have seen a man known to her enter a room and sit down, before suddenly rising and leaving again. She thought the gentleman looked unwell, and sent a servant over to his house, who discovered that he had died earlier in the day.


 
 


Girl in the Cupboard

Location: Esher - Marquis of Granby hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The young woman was locked in the cupboard and left to die; now, years later, her spirit is trapped inside the small room by the use of a large family bible propped against the door.


 
 


Agnes

Location: Ewell - Former Antiques Shop, High Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Unseen footsteps were heard here, and customers felt 'something' push them aside. Some believe that this is the ghost of a woman called Agnes.


 
 


Cloaked Figure

Location: Ewell - Nonsuch Park
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This area around the eastern gate is said to be home to a phantom concealed within a cloak. The sounds of partying have also been reported, and are thought to come from the palace that was burnt down during the seventeenth century.


 
 


Plague Victims

Location: Ewell - St Mary The Virgin
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Several graves belonging to plague victims are thought to be haunted by their occupiers.


 
 


Horse and Coach

Location: Ewell - William IV Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sounds of a horse pulling a coach have been heard outside this inn, though never seen.


 
 


Drunken Man

Location: Farnham - Castle Street, & Castle Theatre
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Seen climbing down from a phantom coach, this figure staggers across the road and enters a nearby house. The Castle Theatre that stands down this road is reportedly haunted by a suicide which plays with the lights and record player.


 
 


Dancing Girl

Location: Farnham - Farnham Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Though long since removed, the bell that was once housed in the castle tower can still be heard to chime. A shadowy figure haunts the guard room, while the long gallery is home to a phantom monk. Lastly, a little dancing girl haunts a staircase, where she collapsed and died. Outside the castle, on the hill where it stands, disembodied footsteps are heard.


 
 


Lynx

Location: Farnham - General area
Type: ABC
Date / Time: Eighteenth century to twentieth century
Further Comments: The sightings of a large cat in the neighbourhood are said to date back at least two hundred years.


 
 


Old Lady

Location: Farnham - St Andrew's Churchyard
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: This old lady, seen walking in the churchyard, disappears as she reaches the church. She is completely silent, though her mouth moves, as if trying to pass on information. The inside of the church is said to be haunted by phantom singing, plainchant and Latin prayer.


 
 


Serving Girl

Location: Farnham - The Bush Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This servant is said to be friendly in nature, though the manner in which she disappears is said to be disconcerting.


 
 


Sounds of a Coach

Location: Farnham - The Hop Bag Hotel, Downing Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sounds of a coach pulling into the courtyard of this hotel have been heard, complete with whinnying horses. A ghostly girl in grey has also been seen waiting for the return of a lost lover who was killed on the outskirts of the town.


 
 


Lady in Grey

Location: Farnham - The Lion & Lamb public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This local pub is reportedly haunted by a lady wearing a large hat. She has been seen in the bar area, and footsteps heard moving around the corridors at night. A woman dressed in maid's clothing has been seen in the courtyard.


 
 


Man in Uniform

Location: Farnham - The Old Mitre Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A soldier dressed in an old bright uniform has been seen near the entrance of the building, while the back door is covered by a girl who looks like she comes from the early nineteenth century. The stairs are haunted by a couple who remain united by love until after death.


 
 


Charles I

Location: Farnham - Vernon House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A prisoner at the time, Charles was held here briefly while being taken to London for execution.


 
 


Fast Moving Old Lady

Location: Farnham - West Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Weather Dependent: Wet winter nights
Further Comments: Limping, this OAP runs by witnesses at a rate of knots and disappears into the doorway of a house along the street. The same street is also haunted by a black dog which performs a similar action to that of the old woman.


 
 


Cauldron

Location: Frensham - Church
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The cauldron in the church is said to have been taken from fairies that once lived nearby, though other accounts say it belonged to a white witch. Earthen mounds near the pond are thought to have been created by the Devil, and are unlucky to disturb.


 
 


Man in Blue Suit

Location: Frimley - Johnson's Wax Factory
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s
Further Comments: Shortly after hearing strange harp music which was being played out of tune, a fitter carrying an armful of pipes spotted a man in a blue suit heading towards a door the fitter also had to pass through. The fitter shouted out and asked the suited man to hold the door open for him, however the man in the suit walked straight through the closed door. When the fitter discussed the incident the following morning, he was told the figure was the ghost of an accountant.


 
 


Charlie Miles

Location: Frimley Green - Old Guildford Road, and surrounding area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Mid - late twentieth century
Further Comments: This old man tragically lost his son, and now walks the road with his dog, looking for new friends.


 
 


Boots Hitting the Ground

Location: Godalming - King's Arms Royal Hotel, Guy Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sound of boots and clothing being removed in a bedroom in the early hours of the morning suggests this spirit is ready to sleep.


 
 


The Young Pretender

Location: Godalming - Westbrook Place
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Dressed in a cloak, this shady figure is only seen by moonlight


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