Birmingham - 32 Coxwell Road, Ladywell
This entity was blamed for killing a month old infant found suffocated. The family's four year old son claimed he saw a 'white dog' sitting on the child's face prior to the body being discovered. Soon after the death, the building was plagued by whisperings and unexplained tapings.
Birmingham - Alexandra Theatre
Having managed the theatre for over twenty five years, Leon died within the building, and is thought to still walk here. The ghost of an unknown woman has also been spotted.
Birmingham - Aston Hall
Holt and servant boy unknown, green lady in Summer 1991
A former Mrs Holt (or Halte) was suspected by her husband of having an affair - he locked her in the loft where she lived for several years before dying. Another version of the story says Miss Mary Holt was locked in the loft by her father after she tried to elope. Either way, the phantom grey or white lady haunts the upper floor. A ghostly servant boy is said to hang from a beam on the property (he committed suicide after being caught stealing), while finally a green woman, a former housekeeper named either Mrs Whitaker or Walker has been seen in various areas of the site. A member of staff spotted her in the nursery room, briefly mistaking her for a real person before realising the area was closed off and that the figure wore seventeenth century clothing.
Birmingham - Aston Park
Unknown Ghost Type
A woman with her hair tied in a bun and wearing a maroon dress was seen sitting by the tennis court. When approached, the lady vanished.
Birmingham - Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre, City Hospital
During the building's construction, CCTV picked up the image of a strange grey figure - security was sent to the scene, but no one could be found. A ward sister was encountered along a top floor corridor, only visible from the knees upwards. Around the same time, a crew of workers found themselves locked in a room after investigating cries heard from within; as before, nothing could be found. A priest was finally summoned to bless the area.
Birmingham - Brightstone Road
Screams can be heard coming from an unknown point along this road in the early hours of the morning. Some people have also claimed to have seen a pale young boy in tears.
Birmingham - Castle Vale housing estate
The housing estate was partly built over the site of the Second World War Castle Bromwich Aerodrome, and during the 1970s there were several reports of ghostly airmen manifesting around the area. In 1987, one man was virtually deafened by the sound of an old aircraft engine that came out of a thick fog that surrounded his house. The following evening, the fog and the engine sound returned, but this time was also reported by a mother and her children who lived two miles away.
Birmingham - Coleshill Road
The ghost of Barwick, a local butcher murdered in 1780, is said to haunt the road where he was killed. He was last seen stepping out in front of a Securicor van, vanishing as the driver tried to talk to him.
Birmingham - Court Oak public house, Harborne
31 October (Reoccurring)
Nicknamed Corky by visitors to the Court Oak, this phantom is said to smash bottles of cheap wine in the cellar. Corky is also said to manifest behind the counter, appearing in the form of a male in his sixties.
Birmingham - Drews Lane (between 175 and the corner shop), Ward End
Quoted in the Tarmac report on haunted roads, former Drews Lane resident Jackie said 'I used to hear cars that used to roll over while driving. Hundreds of cars have been heard and seen upside down with no reason or rhyme. There were a couple a week sometimes, nothing to explain it. There were never any other cars involved, just that when they came down our road, they would turn over.'
Birmingham - Fountain Close
A family of five is said to haunt this area - two boys aged 9 and 12, a 7 year old girl, and their parents. The mother is said to have died during childbirth, and the rest of the family died mysteriously soon after.
Falling stones are sometimes associated with poltergeists.
Birmingham - General area
12 June 1858
Hundreds of thousands of little stones rained down on the city, smashing greenhouses and littering the streets.
Birmingham - Glen Park Road (Ward End) and Saltley, Small Heath and Alum Rock areas
A gentleman, described as black and in his twenties, bit another man walking along the street before pouncing on neighbours who came to the victim's aid. One woman present was said to have had a chunk bitten out of her hand. Police, however, stated that they had received no reports of such an incident and dismissed the story as an urban myth.
Birmingham - Gunter Road, Erdington
Winter 1970, 07:30h
A young lad on his way to school spotted a glowing orange man. The entity's features were not clear, and it remained for around twenty seconds before vanishing. The figure is also said to have appeared along other streets in the area.
Birmingham - Icknield street, Hockley
A couple in their car watched as a grey humanoid creature jump across the road, kangaroo-like, although seemingly gaining momentum by swinging its arms. The entity stopped in the road and looked at the car before turning and moving back into the grounds of a cemetery.
Birmingham - Kang's Discount Store
There were supposedly several witnesses who watched as a lollypop floated up and moved itself out of this shop.
Birmingham - Key Hill Cemetery, Icknield Street, Hockley
Reported by Birmingham Investigators of the Unknown, activity in this location includes banging or clanking sounds, dark shadows, feelings of heaviness and sickness, and a lantern light moving across the rear of the cemetery.
Birmingham - Kings Norton Park
The dark shape of a man has been reported crossing the park. A swing in the playground is also said to rock itself at night, even though there is no wind.
Birmingham - M6 near Birmingham
Unknown Ghost Type
Author Paul Devereux reported overtaking a phantom pickup truck along this stretch of motorway, apparently with no driver. The truck disappeared once Mr Devereux had finished overtaking.
Birmingham - Maxstone Castle
Mary was pushed down the staircase here after a furious argument with her husband - her shade lingers on.
Birmingham - Nokes'z Hair, Church Road, Northfield
Several incidents have been reported coming from this hairdressers, including the manifestation of a face in the darkness, appliances switching themselves on, objects being thrown, and a black mist forming at the rear of a room.
Birmingham - Old Crown public house, Deritend
21 August 1999
A couple staying here reported a strange white mist in their room. One witness felt compelled to move towards the window. Two ghosts are said to haunt the inn, though who or what form the second one takes is unknown.
Boudica in battle.
Birmingham - Parsons Hill, Metchley Camp, field next to McDonald's, Kings Norton
When Roman remains were discovered in this field, a few declared the area to be Boudica's final resting ground. Unfortunately, there is nothing to indicate that this is really the case.
Birmingham - Pebble Mill Studios
This man was killed during construction of the studios and was seen and heard around the sets once they were up and running.
Birmingham - Police station, Canterbury Road (no longer operating)
Although some believed the strange sounds heard at the police station to have been created by an old heating system, it was reported that some officers refused to work there at night.