Gerrards Cross - Area around the Bull Hotel
10 February 1984
While walking home from the Bull Hotel, Dave Robson heard the thumping of hooves approach him. Within moments, a dark cloaked figure wearing a big hat and holding a gun dashed by on horseback before vanishing near a group of trees.
Godley Green - Road from Gee Cross
Not a 'normal' post-mortem apparition; a woman returning to see her ill brother watched as a ghostly white woman left the building in which her brother lay. She soon discovered her brother had died seconds before her arrival.
Great Kimble - Chequers Park - Cymbeline's Mount (or Castle)
Legend - Old Nick
Anyone who runs around this ancient work seven times will bump into Old Nick at the end of their journey.
Great Missenden - Chiltern Hills
Upon his death, Sir John de Plessis reportedly requested that he be buried upright, sitting on top of his favourite steed. The executors of his will made it so, and Sir John has since been seen riding along the hillside. The same story is attributed to a Captain Backhouse, though his haunting stopped after being dug up and laid out traditionally. A female phantom rider has also been reported haunting the area, her head sitting on her lap.
Great Missenden - Little Abbey Hotel
The monk that once haunted this building was said to have had an affair with a nun - the monk's fate is unknown, but one can assume that it was not pleasant.
Great Missenden - Missenden Abbey (now absorbed into a college)
These figures have been observed around the site of the former abbey, while others believe that the ghost of a woman, dressed in Victorian clothing, who committed suicide also haunts the site.
Great Missenden - Somerfield supermarket
Late twentieth and early twenty-first century
A ghost that has haunted the supermarket since the 1980s was caught on CCTV during the night, though the manager refused to show the footage because it would reveal where the hidden cameras were! Staff also report that the entity pulls their hair and disrupts items on display.
Grendon Underwood - Road linking Grendon Underwood and the A41
Unknown Ghost Type
28 August 2008, 07:45
A driver reported a slow moving Silver Vauxhall in front of him at this junction. The Vauxhall indicated left, but turned right, and its driver turned to look at the witness. The witness took his eyes off the Vauxhall for a couple of seconds, and then realised that the car had completely vanished; there were no other turnings the car could have taken.
A sketch of a large black hound with red glowing eyes, by Wayne Lowden.
Gubblecote - General area
The shuck spoken about around these parts is thought to be the spirit of a particularly nasty man who drowned two people thought to be witches - he was executed for his crime and his body left on a gibbet. The large black dog with red eyes was last seen sinking into the earth by the village headmaster.
Haddenham - Road between village and Aylesbury
Prelude to misfortune
Noble Edden was murdered by a couple of sheep stealers after he witnessed them removing animals from another farmer's flock. Edden's wife had a vision of the crime while at home, that included a good look at the killers, though this was not accepted as evidence at their trial. The phantom now appears at a corner along this stretch of road to warn of encroaching danger.
Haddenham - Roads near the village
Mrs Edden, in a 'vision' while at home, witnessed her husband's murder just outside the village. She was later able to identify the two men who did the deed. The ghost of her husband has since been seen along the roads near the village and is considered to act as a warning of danger.
An old postcard of Hambleden village.
Hambleden - Roads within the village
Hanged for poisoning her father to prevent him from objecting to her marriage, Mary regretfully walks the area where she once lived.
Hanslope - Watts Arms public house
This building was haunted by bare-knuckle boxer Alex McKay - he died in the pub after being knocked unconscious during a fight nearby.
High Wycombe - Cock Lane
January 1994, and early 1980s
A man reported seeing this phantom woman in 1994, dressed in grey clothing as she crossed the road in front of him. Around ten years previous, another witness reported seeing the figure floating towards him from the direction of the old gypsy camp. The witness ran, and when he looked back, she had vanished.
High Wycombe - Healey Avenue
A grey haired man in a monk's habit was seen to glide up to a dog, pat the creature on the head, and vanish. The witness said the apparition had a kind face, and that the dog appeared to have enjoyed the encounter.
High Wycombe - Hughenden Manor
Benjamin Disraeli reportedly haunts his former home, having been observed on the upper floors and the cellar stairs.
High Wycombe - Irish club close to train station
September / October 2005
Spotted several times by the same witness, the phantom man wore drab 1940s clothing and a bowler hat. He stood close to a park bench with a small dog. When the witness approached the apparition, it would vanish.
High Wycombe - King George V public house, London Road
Appearing, fleetingly, on the walls, the shadows have no physical counterpart. Soft voices can be heard when everyone has gone home for the evening.
High Wycombe - Loakes Lane
This ghostly woman is reported to ride her mare along the lane where she fell from her horse and died.
High Wycombe - Rail Station
Late twentieth century
The sound of someone walking along the stones on which the track lies have been investigated by several staff who expected to find a trespasser - no one is ever found, but the footsteps continue.
The ghostly glimmering woman of the wood.
High Wycombe - Sandage Wood
Wearing dozens of items of jewellery that cause her to seemingly glimmer in the moonlight, this ghostly woman stands on the outskirts of the woods for several minutes before disappearing back between the trees.
High Wycombe - Shopping Centre
October or November 1988, around 08:00h
Walking behind a group of friends, this female witness looked up and spotted a transparent cowled figure walking along the gallery above her colleagues. The figure was grey and faded into nothing from the knees down. The witness shouted at her friends to look up, but when they did, the apparition had vanished.
High Wycombe - White Hill
A lorry driver and his mate reported hitting a man dressed in a black cloak on a misty winter's night along this road. They watched the figure go under the truck, but when the duo tried to find a body, the figure had vanished. When the police were informed, the officer told them that several other people had recently reported the same story along the road.
High Wycombe - Woodland near the town, but exact location non-existent
4 / 5 October 1871 (fictitious)
A hoax penned by David Langford, the premise being that the great, great granddaughter of William Loosley discovered a hidden account of his UFO sighting on the 4 October 1871, one day before William mysteriously vanished forever.
Hughenden Valley - Hughenden Crematorium, Four Ashes Lane
Driver Mark Nursey was being followed by his girlfriend Allyson Bulpett in a separate car when they were both startled by a figure on the side of the road. The entity was said to be wearing what looked like a large green jumper, and although the figure was stooped with no head or hands visible, one witness estimated its height to be 5 foot 11 inches. After Allyson and Mark's story was published, another witness came forward who said they had seen the phantom in 1978, and thought they had run it over, although when they stopped the car, nothing could be seen.