Paranormal Leicester Records

Spit Fire

Location: Leicester - Skies over town
Type: Dragon
Date / Time: April 1389
Further Comments: Seen flying and spitting fire, the dragon passed over the town many times during the month.

Seated Child

Location: Leicester - The Talbot public house, Thurcaston Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Several shades have taken up residence here. A young child sits on a bar stool, a phantom woman vanishes into the wall, an old man in a large raincoat walks towards the bar before disappearing, and shadowy figures lurk in the car park.

Mrs Smalley

Location: Leicester - Unidentified house near East Gates (likely to be no longer standing)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: After Mrs Smalley died in 1727, her ghost took up residence in her former home. The entity was banished by the vicar of St Martin's.


Location: Leicester - Unidentified house, Friar Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 1820
Further Comments: An invisible person with heavy boots was said to have taken up residence in a home along this road.

Not Known

Location: Leicester - Unidentified house, Sanvy Gate
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa 1860
Further Comments: It was reported that a house here became haunted, although the finer points are not known.

Veiled Lady

Location: Leicester - West Chapel at Crematorium, Groby Cemetery
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: June 2008
Further Comments: Wearing Edwardian or Victorian mourning dress, a shadowy veiled woman was spotted by two witnesses. The figure disappeared into a hearse, and when the witnesses check the vehicle, it was empty.

Headless Person

Location: Leicester - West Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1965
Further Comments: This headless shade was watched by witnesses as it drifted down the middle of the road.

Red Globe

Location: Leicester - Wigston district
Type: Other
Date / Time: 29 July 2002, approx 18:30h
Further Comments: An eleven year old girl, Jade Greenwood, was struck on the head by a red glowing ball, most likely ball lightning. A red mark was left on her forehead, and the girl experienced an electrical shock and a burning sensation in her leg.

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