Paranormal Liverpool Records

Upstairs Bangs

Location: Liverpool - Private house along Sackville Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Mid twentieth century
Further Comments: The upper part of the building was subjected to multiple bangs and crashes with no apparent source - the entity was also blamed for pushing a woman down the stairs, causing injuries that required hospital treatment.

Young Boy

Location: Liverpool - Private residence, Breeze Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000
Further Comments: A photograph taken by the family here showed a smiling young lad, around fourteen years of age, standing behind the sofa. On a different occasion, the father of the family asked the phantom to make him a cup of tea, after mistaking the entity as one of his sons.


Location: Liverpool - Private residence, Breeze Hill, Walton
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late twentieth century
Further Comments: A former slave named George may have been responsible for this haunting, during which one man was slapped in the face as he lay in bed. Another person who rented the property left in tears, claiming he had been chased out by some form of angry spirit.


Location: Liverpool - Private residence, Conleach Road
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: July 1985
Further Comments: It was claimed that a poltergeist which started throwing items around in this property was witnessed by both occupants and police.

Encyclopaedia Moving

Location: Liverpool - Private residence, Hale Road, Speke
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1982 - 1986
Further Comments: A number of poltergeist tricks occurred in this property, including a set of twenty encyclopaedia moving from a chest of drawers to a table, a toilet flushing itself and bangs and knocks. Shadows of people would also appear on the walls of the living room.

Floating Shadow

Location: Liverpool - Private residence, Holt Street
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: 1956
Further Comments: A mother of two awoke in the early hours of the morning to see a shadow glide past her bed and move towards her daughter's room. As it moved, the entity turned its head to the woman, as if watching her. It vanished through the wall to the child's room. The woman was convinced that the shadow was a message that one of her children would die, and within a week, her daughter passed away.


Location: Liverpool - Private residence, Huyton area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2005
Further Comments: Lights would turn themselves on and the smell of tobacco would fill the air. One visitor to the site reported seeing a black figure pass a bedroom door. The haunting was blamed on a former chain-smoking occupant who had died prior to the new owners moving in.


Location: Liverpool - Private residence, Old Swan area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970
Further Comments: A property here was said to contain something that would try to push occupants down the stairs and generate a bad smell.

Water Water Everywhere

Location: Liverpool - Private residence, Walton
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1980s - 2010s
Further Comments: This property has been subjected to dozens of water-related occurrences, including a leaking roof (although six roofers could not find a leak), water pouring through open windows, and an unexplained flood in the basement, where the water disappeared as quickly as it came.


Location: Liverpool - Private residences, Edge Hill area
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1986/87
Further Comments: Footsteps which shook the bedroom were felt by two witnesses at different times, while a 'swishing' was heard as if someone was walking toward the kitchen and brushing the wall with clothing on several occasions. Large metal objects such as baking tins and colanders mysteriously disappeared and were never found. Another house on the same road reported poltergeist activity with heavy furniture being moved across the door in an empty bedroom, trousers flying around the room and people being awoken by loud clapping sounds.


Location: Liverpool - Royal Infirmary
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The old house which once stood here before the hospital was the scene of the ultimate wedding day disaster in which the bride fell to her death from an upper story window while her guests partied on below. Her shade has been reported by nurses in the newer building.

Liver Birds

Location: Liverpool - Royal Liver Building
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Still present
Further Comments: Several myths exist concerning the two metal birds perched on the Liver Building, all relating to the birds coming to life and departing the city, resulting in its downfall. One myth says the birds face away from each other to ensure they do not fall in love and become animated, while another story says if an honest man and a virgin woman meet and fall in love in front of the birds, the statues would spring into life.

Old Man

Location: Liverpool - Royal Philharmonic Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Little is known about this shade that is sometimes seen drifting around the building.

Former Slaves

Location: Liverpool - Royal Southern Hospital
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Once held in cells on the site where the hospital was later constructed, many of the slaves still haunt this area.


Location: Liverpool - Skies above town
Type: Other
Date / Time: 27 September 1846
Further Comments: A white city appeared for a short time over Liverpool - it was thought to be a mirage of Edinburgh, though no one could identify any of the buildings.

Mile Long Craft

Location: Liverpool - Skies over Anfield
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 25 July 2007
Further Comments: Lee Jones, his wife and her mother watched a huge saucer shaped craft hovering in the sky, clouds occasionally covering the object. A passenger jet that passed near the craft enabled Jones to estimate the ufo was about a mile long. Other witnesses reported seeing the craft throughout June and also earlier in the year.

Cellar Dwellers

Location: Liverpool - Slaughterhouse public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2004
Further Comments: Liverpool's oldest pub, the Slaughterhouse is reported to be haunted by a couple of shades who tend to enjoy lurking in the basement and making fleeting appearances in the bar.

Mary Norris

Location: Liverpool - Speke Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Rather than face up to her husband's massive debts, Mary is said to have killed her son before taking her own life. Mary is said once to have manifested during a dinner party, the majority of the guests watching her disappear through a wall. Other people have reported the sounds of children crying during the night.


Location: Liverpool - Springwood Avenue, close to Allerton Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Circa September 1979
Further Comments: Two teenagers jogging along the avenue heard what they thought sounded like a horse a short distance behind. Turning to have a look, they observed what appeared to be a tablecloth and a horse's body without a head running along. Frightened, the pair ran faster and when they turned again, the entity had gone.

Cloudy Woman

Location: Liverpool - The Grange Hotel, Aigburth (no longer operating)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: March 2002. October 2005
Further Comments: While staying at this hotel, one man twice spotted a cloudy shape in the form of a woman, although her features were hard to define. Both times the entity walked past the man and disappeared into a wall.


Location: Liverpool - Thomas Lane, Knotty Ash
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1891
Further Comments: A witness was said to have watched a phantom funeral occur, complete with coffin and guests.


Location: Liverpool - Unnamed Ladies' School
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1900s
Further Comments: A classroom in this school was locked up after staff and students heard heavy footsteps walking in the adjacent room but could find no one within. Dust on the floor was undisturbed. A local story said that a murder had been committed in the room many years previous. Before the building was taken over as a school, stories of ghosts were rumoured.

William Kennedy

Location: Liverpool - Walton Gaol, prison cell G2
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Executed for murdering a policeman in the 1920s, Kennedy's shade remains in his former cell and continues to unnerve inmates.

Overwhelming Presence

Location: Liverpool - Walton Junction Station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s onwards
Further Comments: It is said that ever since the last steam engine left this site, an evil, repressive presence has descended upon the area.

Monk and Nun

Location: Liverpool - Walton Park / Rice Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2012
Further Comments: A local legend says that a monk and a nun were executed in the area after they were discovered having an affair. Another legend says that the children which the nuns had out of wedlock were buried along the lane. All are said to haunt their respective areas. A photograph taken in the area in 2012 was said to show a nun, monk and some of the children.

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