Northamptonshire - Paranormal Database Records

 
Mary Queen of Scots

Location: Wansford - Haycock Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Mary was held here briefly en route to Fotheringhay castle, and after her execution, it is said her shade returned here (as well as many other places throughout the UK).


 
Grey Figure

Location: Warmington - Manor House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Another building that features pieces from the Fotheringhay castle, the figure has been seen on the staircase, and is occasionally heard moving around.


 
Gamekeeper's Treasure

Location: Weedon Bec - Tree opposite park lodge gates
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Nineteenth century
Further Comments: Shortly after dying, a gamekeeper would manifest under a tree opposite a set of gates at midnight. A parson was told the story and investigated, visiting the site at night. Calling out for the ghost, the parson was met with instruction to dig at the site. The parson did so, and found a bag filled with coins. The gamekeeper was never seen again.


 
Drinker

Location: Weekley - Stone Moses Statue
Type: Legend
Date / Time: On the stroke of midnight (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Standing above a pond, the carved figure called Stone Moses animates at midnight and walks down to the River Ise for a quick drink.


 
Blood Stains

Location: Weldon - Haunt Hill House
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The staircase is reported to ooze a red liquid, marking the spot where a man once hanged himself.


 
Old Lady

Location: Wellingborough - 1 Castle Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s
Further Comments: Always seen in the bathroom of the house, this older woman is also heard walking about at night.


 
Duel

Location: Wellingborough - Hatton Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A spectral duel between two brothers was said to be reenacted in the attic of this building; the sound of swords could be heard from quite a distance.


 
Cromwell

Location: Wellingborough - Hind Hotel, Sheep Street
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 2002
Further Comments: A teenage medium alleged to have spoken to the ghost of Cromwell in the hotel, who is said to have once used the building as a base of operations for a few days.


 
Shadowy Figure

Location: Wellingborough - Lyric Bingo Hall, Midland Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: This figure has been seen by cleaning staff after closing time, since the building was a cinema, and floating balls of light have also been reported. Some believe that he haunted the area long before construction of the building begun.


 
Unbottled Ghost

Location: Welton - Field next to the church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown, likely to be pre twentieth century
Further Comments: The ghost in a field by the church was said to have been tricked into a bottle by members of the local clergy who cast it into a well. The ghost managed to escape and continued to haunt the area.


 
Vomiting Child

Location: Welton - Manor House
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1658
Further Comments: Furniture was thrown about, banging was heard, and more disturbingly, one of the children would vomit large lumps of coal and stones.


 
Vanishing Dog Walker

Location: Wicken - Wicken Road, between Wicken and Deanshanger
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: August 2016
Further Comments: A driver passing along this road with high banks slowed as he approached a person walking their dog. The driver checked the mirror as they braked, and upon looking ahead again, the figure had vanished, although there was no side roads or paths.


 
Sir George

Location: Wilbarston - Old House, Church Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The Old House was once believed to be haunted by Sir George and a nun, who both appeared after gravestones were removed. Nothing has been heard of these ghosts as of late.


 
George

Location: Wilbarston - Pilgrim Cottage
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1957
Further Comments: The owner of this cottage was kept awake at night by lights which darted around her bedroom. She also encountered the apparition of a man which disappeared from the waist down, whom she nicknamed George. George did not return after a minister said prayers in the building.


 
Andrew Powlet

Location: Woodford - St Mary's Church
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 1862
Further Comments: Appearing only once, Andrew's ghost pointed to an area on a wall, which proved to be a secret compartment containing a human heart and a once stolen chalice. A photograph taken by a couple of teenagers in the 1960s showed a greenish transparent figure kneeling by the altar, while in the early 2000s a female witness reported seeing a white shape approach her from the same area in broad daylight.


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