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Lancashire Ghosts, Folklore and Forteana

Old Thrutch

Location: Worsthorne - Bay Horse public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A former landlady of the inn, her shade is said to still frequent the area. Another story says she was the miller's wife who drowned in the stream under the pub). The same area is haunted by a man who traded his soul with a shuck like entity.

Butter Makers

Location: Worsthrone - Jam Hole Well
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Fairies and other little folk would use this area to churn their milk into butter.

Bouncing Beads

Location: Wrea Green - Cottage between village and Warton, near the Birley Arms public house
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown - early twentieth century
Further Comments: This building was plagued by strange sounds, from small beads bouncing along the floors, to the smashing of crockery, though every time the noises were investigated, nothing was out of place. The couple living in the building finally moved out, on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

Leading Figure

Location: Yealand Conyers - Village and Warton Woods
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: An undescribed ghost once took a woman by the arm in this wood, leading her to the village before vanishing.

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