Cheshire - Paranormal Database Records

Murder Victim

Location: Warrington - Bewsey Old Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: His life snuffed out at some point in the 1930s, this shade has remained earthbound since. The hall may also be haunted by a white Lady, thought to be Lady Isabella le Botelor.


Location: Warrington - Black Horse Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: One story says that the area around the inn is haunted by a stumbling and/or crawling figure who vanishes when approached. Some name him as Giles Boston, mortally injured during a fight with Royalist troops.

Grey Lady

Location: Warrington - Hollins Park House (aka Winwick Hall, former hospital)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Pre-2005?
Further Comments: This part of the old hospital site was said to be haunted by a grey lady and the sounds of children running and shouting. Other parts of the hospital, since demolished and replaced with a housing estate, were home to a phantom nun reputed to walk into one room here and take a seat before disappearing. She was said to be only visible from the knees up. Other phantoms included an American GI, white ladies, and former members of staff.

Stone Throwing

Location: Warrington - Houses close to the churchyard, Stockton Heath
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1885
Further Comments: Several greenhouses had glass broken after paving stones were dropped upon them. Despite sentries being posted, the source of the stones could not be found.

Dick Peabody

Location: Warrington - Lower Angel tavern
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: This ghostly figure is blamed whenever a member of staff has their bottom pinched...

Tearaway Kids

Location: Warrington - Marsh House Lane, private house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1996
Further Comments: A ghostbuster claimed to have rid this house of a total of five spirits, all teenagers or younger, who were making the homeowners life a living hell.


Location: Warrington - Skies over the area
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 11 April 2019
Further Comments: From their back garden, a witness watched a dark grey heptagon shape silently fly over their house.

Banging Door

Location: Warrington - Walton Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: June 1915
Further Comments: A young married couple reported being woken by their bedroom door being thrown open by an invisible entity and slammed shut a few seconds later. They were later told an old woman was supposed to haunt their bedroom.


Location: Widnes - Asda store, Hale Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1990s?
Further Comments: Fortean TV reported this superstore as possessing ghosts in its EPOS room and bakery.

Human Fireball

Location: Widnes - Halton College
Type: SHC
Date / Time: 1985
Further Comments: A girl walking down the stairs with a group of friends suddenly burst into flame. They quickly beat the flames out, but she later died of her injuries.

White Woman

Location: Widnes - The Clinc pond, off Alder? Lane
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A local story states that the Clinc is haunted by a white lady who tries to pull people into the water.


Location: Willaston - Private residence
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 2007/8
Further Comments: Two brothers living in this house were subjecting to banging which emerged from the walls, loft, and doors. On one occasion, one resident was thrown out of bed after asking 'is that all the energy you have?' after feeling a small but constant vibration. The resident fled the room and told his brother of the event; the brother was overjoyed that he was not alone in experiencing the phenomenon.

Greenish Grey Craft

Location: Wilmslow - Behind Hooper's, Alderley Road
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 04:10h, 07 January 1966
Further Comments: While patrolling the town centre, PC Colin Perks spotted a hovering craft that glowed a greenish grey colour. Colin said the UFO was around thirty foot long and that he could see portholes along the side. After several seconds it flew off.

Young Woman in White

Location: Winnington - Winnington Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1870s?
Further Comments: This unnamed woman managed to accidentally lance an artery and bled to death in the 1770s. Her phantom was last encountered by an Irish labourer who spotted her surrounded by mist.

Man in Overcoat

Location: Winsford - Bostock Road, Wharton Green
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 18 November 2010, 00:20h
Further Comments: While cycling home, this witness spotted a man drifting along the road. The phantom wore a heavy long coat with a hat not too dissimilar to that which a cowboy would wear. The figure's legs were not visible. The witness watched the figure for around ten seconds and when eye contact was made, the apparition vanished.

Mirror Smasher

Location: Winsford - De.bees nightclub
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2006
Further Comments: An orb was blamed for smashing a mirror in the toilets when no one was present - footage of the incident was uploaded to YouTube.

Pig the Builder

Location: Winwick - Church
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The foundations of the church were set in another location, but a squealing pig moved them all in one night to the spot where St Oswald had fallen. A carving of the pig exists in the church wall.

Hitchhiker in Leather

Location: Wybunbury - A51 near to the town
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 20 October 1996
Further Comments: A driver picked up a male hitchhiker wearing old style motorbike leathers - a short while into the journey, driver realised that the hitcher had vanished, though the seatbelt was still in place and the door was locked.

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