Sussex - Paranormal Database Records

Raising Miller

Location: Worthing - The Miller's Tomb, Highdown Hill
Type: Legend - Old Nick
Date / Time: 1794 onwards?
Further Comments: Dancing or walking around the tomb seven times will summon the miller who is buried within, according to one legend. Others say that it will be the Devil who appears when the rite is complete.

Two Children

Location: Worthing - Thorntons and Ernest Jones shops
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twenty-first century
Further Comments: Two child-like figures were caught on security cameras in these shops, while staff report strange sounds and phantom activity. One staff member observed a ghostly entity in a storeroom, which spoke the word 'quiet'.

Ragged Child

Location: Worthing - Wyke Gardens
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1950s
Further Comments: A young child has been seen in this building, looking pitiful and sick.

Luke the Smuggler

Location: Wych Cross - Roebuck Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Wearing sea-going clothing and having a well weathered face, Luke sometimes returns to the hotel to raid the rum supply.


Location: Yapton - General area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1956
Further Comments: The ghostly sounds of a Polka could be heard in the village during the early evening, though the source could not be traced.

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