Clwyd - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


John Henry

Location: Cwm - Blue Lion Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Murdered on the site in 1646, farm labourer Henry can often be heard walking around in the tavern. He has also been spotted on the odd occasion, dressed in working clothes with his trousers tied at the knees with string.


 
 


Phantom Army

Location: Deeside - Ewloe Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Weather Dependent: Stormy weather
Further Comments: Aside from the occasional ghostly echo of marching soldiers, a soft singing can be heard as the rain and wind knock against the castle.


 
 


Nora

Location: Deeside - Wepre Park
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2008 (photograph taken)
Further Comments: This area is home to a phantom nun named Nora, who walks the area singing and humming a tune. A photograph of a waterfall in the park taken in 2008 was said to feature Nora, though is actually simulacrum created by a long exposure.


 
 


Welsh Wolf

Location: Denbigh - Area between Denbigh and Wrexham
Type: Werewolf
Date / Time: Eighteenth century
Further Comments: Reported to be the size of a horse, this huge wolf would create mayhem in the region, feeding on livestock, dogs and the flesh of men.


 
 


Black Blob

Location: Denbigh - Denbigh Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000?
Further Comments: The dark shapeless figure seen dashing around the Goblin Tower is said to be the son of the castle's builder. He was falsely accused of having an affair with the land owner's daughter, and was thrown to his death from the partly completed tower. A grey (or white) lady has also been observed in the area, while another local legend says that a dragon once resided in the castle. A man with eight fingers on each hand finally killed the creature.


 
 


Roman Centurion

Location: Denbigh - Denbigh Moors
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Prior to the witnesses death
Further Comments: To see this ancient phantom is an ill-omen, one which is said to soon lead to the witness's death.


 
 


Skeleton

Location: Denbigh Moors - Plas Pren, ruins opposite the Sportsman's Arms public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Bones glowing brightly in the dark, this bony figure walks around the area of a ruined hunting lodge.


 
 


Ring Seeker

Location: Flint - Cornist Park
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The park is reportedly haunted by the tragic wraith of a woman searching for her lost engagement ring. Her father disapproved of her suitor, and threw it into the park. The lady died before it was found, and now continues the hunt.


 
 


Vanishing Monk

Location: Greenfield - Basingwerk Abbey
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A monk who was held in a trance for several hundred years was released and appeared back at the ruined abbey. He was confused and asked the people there where his friends had gone to. Feeling sorrow for the monk, one person offered him some food - as soon as his fingers touched it, the monk turned to dust.


 
 


Old Man with Stick

Location: Greenfield - Road connecting Meliden and Greenfield, just into Greenfield
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 1961
Further Comments: A male driver reported while returning from dropping his girlfriend home, he glanced at the passenger seat of his car and found an old man sitting in the seat, wearing a cap and holding a walking cane. The witness braked sharply, jumped out of the car, and ran partly down the road. Once he recovered from the shock a few minutes later, he returned to the car and found the old man had gone.


 
 


Victorian Woman

Location: Greenfield - Sun Dawn Interiors, Coast Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2008
Further Comments: A picture taken just after Dawn Thompson took the building lease is said to contain the image of a woman in Victorian attire. The shop is also reported to be haunted by a young child who died on the site. Both entities are reported to be friendly.


 
 


Dead Woman in Night Gown

Location: Gresford - Little Acton Hill, between Gresford and Marford
Type: Post-Mortem Manifestation
Date / Time: Nineteenth century
Further Comments: Two men walking along this dark road at night were scared by an approaching figure dressed in white. As it came ever closer, the men were relieved to recognise it as the wife of one of the men. However, the figure suddenly vanished - the two Welshmen rushed back to the house of the woman, only to find her dead.


 
 


CE III

Location: Halkyn Mountain - Exact location not known
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1982
Further Comments: An alien contactee claimed to have witnessed a ufo landing on the mountain, where the craft left imprints. The witness was later contacted by a strange being with short curly hair who wore a blue jumpsuit.


 
 


Dafydd

Location: Halkyn Mountain - Ffagnallt Hall Farm
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The skull of Dafydd, a Welsh Prince, can be found here. The last time it was removed from the building, the person responsible was plagued by shadowy figures and screams - these stopped once the skull was returned.


 
 


Murdered Man

Location: Halkyn Mountain - Off the A55 road, heading towards Halkyn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ghostly figure that sometimes makes his presence known is thought to have been murdered while delivering wages to the silver miners who worked here.


 
 


Soft Footsteps

Location: Hawarden - Glynne Arms public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: A woman is reported to haunt the site, though she is smelt and heard but never seen. Perfume has been detected though the source remained elusive, and footfalls barely heard also went untraced,


 
 


Sylvia

Location: Henllan - Llindir Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: This woman was murdered in the building by her resentful husband, and is said to now only appear to other women.


 
 


Screams of the Drowning

Location: Holt - Bridge over the Dee
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Two young lads were thrown into the icy water beneath the bridge by their trustees, to prevent the children from inheriting a large amount of money and land. Their pitiful yelps can be heard coming from the river at night.


 
 


Dafydd

Location: Holywell - Flacgnallt Hall
Type: Curse
Date / Time: Still present?
Further Comments: The skull of Dafydd Prince of Wales is housed in a box at the hall. A curse is said to befall the owners of the building if it is ever removed from the property.


 
 


Healing Waters

Location: Holywell - St Winefride's Well
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Still present
Further Comments: This well sprung up where St Winefride's severed head hit the ground after she was decapitated by an angry local. Luckily, St Beuno was passing by; he picked the head up off the ground and stuck it back on Winefride's shoulders. She soon recovered.


 
 


Self Powering Light Bulbs

Location: Holywell - Talaacre Arms public house
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Beer glasses have been known to fill themselves, and the mischievous spirit appears to be able to illuminate lamps and light bulbs when not plugged in to the mains. It is unclear whether the pub saves on electricity bills.


 
 


Coloured Women

Location: Llanddulas - Gwrych Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1950s
Further Comments: This castle is haunted by both a white woman and a lady in red, the latter thought to have been killed during a fox hunt, while the former returned after being buried in unconsecrated ground.


 
 


Downed Craft

Location: Llandrillo - Berwyn Mountains
Type: UFO
Date / Time: January 1974
Further Comments: Some researchers believe that a UFO crashed on the mountain, the event covered up by the UK Government.


 
 


Downed Craft

Location: Llandrillo - Cader Bronwen hill, east of village
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1974
Further Comments: A loud crashing sound was heard by many locals, coming from the nearby hill. They thought it was a light aircraft or military training jet, but RAF personal reported finding nothing, though they kept the area closed to the public for several days afterwards. Some now report that a small alien craft crashed there, and the wreckage recovered by the Government.


 
 


Long Sea Monster

Location: Llandudno - Sea
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: 03 September 1882
Further Comments: From the safety of the town pier, a small group of people watched a sixty meter long sea monster travelling at 50 kph as it moved towards the Great Orme.


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