Gwynedd - Paranormal Database Records

Ladies Combing their Hair

Location: Ffestiniog - Llyn y Morwynion
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Several women from another village who were abducted by local men drowned themselves in this lake. Their kidnappers came under attack by men from the women's village, but the maidens preferred to die rather than return home. The ghosts of these women are sometimes seen on the water's edge, combing their hair.


Opening Doors

Location: Ganllwyd - Plas Dolmelynllyn Hall Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2012
Further Comments: A ghost hunting team on this site heard doors opening and closing, the sound of heavy breathing, and claimed to have contacted the spirit of a First World War captain.


Woman

Location: Glasfryn, Lleyn Peninsula - House, lake and nearby field
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: One story says that this area is haunted by the ghost of a woman in white who accidently flooded the surrounding lands.


Fiery Light

Location: Harlech - General area of Harlech, Morfa Bychan marsh, and surrounding area
Type: Other
Date / Time: Winter 1694
Further Comments: An old tale says a blue flame arose from Morfa Bychan and moved across Harlech, setting fire to several haystacks and two barns. The mysterious flame also poisoned dozens of farm animals. The flame continued to appear for several months.


Nursemaid

Location: Harlech - Hotel Maes Y Neuadd
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Haunting one of the bedrooms in this hotel, this nursemaid dressed in mob cap and gown will only appear if one of the guests is unwell. A phantom dog is sometimes seen in the garden, while other phantom figures have been seen elsewhere in the building, though only when reflected in mirrors.


Soldiers with Mules

Location: Harlech - Roman Steps leading up the Rhinog Fawr mountains
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A group of Roman soldiers with pack animals slowly make their way up these steps. Some believe that the ghostly posse will lead anyone who tries to follow them to gold.


Cowled Figures

Location: Holy Island - Llyn Cerrig Back
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The edges of this lake are haunted by both figures resembling monks and Roman soldiers.


Victorian Children

Location: Holyhead - Hibernian nightclub
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2007
Further Comments: A group of ghost hunters raising money for charity claimed to have seen a little Victorian girl with pigtails, along with a young boy. The group also contacted a sailor who hanged himself.


Grey Lady

Location: Holyhead - Penrhos Nature Reserve
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This grey woman has appeared in a couple of places within the reserve.


Flying Boat

Location: Holyhead - Skies above town
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1743
Further Comments: Claimed by some to be an early UFO report, a farmer and co-worker reported seeing a phantom sailing boat in the sky, the wind blowing it in a westerly direction.


Drowned Girl

Location: Holyhead - Trearddur Bay - cricket pitch in the area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This lost shade is said to be a woman who drowned in the bay.


Old Woman

Location: Holyhead - Unstated building along Station Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A building along the street is reportedly haunted by a former tenant.


Elizabeth

Location: Llan Ffestiniog - Meirion House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The visitors' book at this house references a ghost by the name of Elizabeth, though nothing more appears to be known about her.


Green Eyed Monster

Location: Llanaber - Beach
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: 02 March 1975
Further Comments: Six girls watched from a distance of 180 meters as this three meter long creature crossed the beach and entered the sea. Dusk at the time, it is difficult to see how they could see it clearly enough to describe the creature's eye colour.


Rosina Buckman

Location: Llanbadrig - Area around Wylfa power station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1964 onwards
Further Comments: Rosina's ashes were moved when the power station was constructed on the site of her old house, and her pallid wraith now drifts around the vicinity. During the construction of the power station, several workers are said to have quit their jobs after encountering a phantom woman in white.


Druid

Location: Llanddaniel Fab - Bryn Celli Ddu
Type: Other
Date / Time: Circa 1802
Further Comments: A farmer who thought the prehistoric monument contained treasure entered the chamber, only to come face-to-face with a pale ghostly druid. The farmer fled, but later returned and realised that the figure was just a tall white stone.


Petrified Thief

Location: Llandyfrydog - Just outside the village - Carreg Lleidr (Robber's Stone)
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 25 December, midnight (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Legend has it that an oddly shaped stone here was a thief who stole a bible, and while carrying it over his shoulder, was turned to rock. Every Christmas the stone runs three times around the field in which it stands.


Horseless Horse Rider

Location: Llanerchymedd (Llannerch-y-medd) - Road between Llangefni and Benllech, near the California Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Thrown off her mount and killed, this shade now stands around the place where she broke her neck.


The Drowned

Location: Llanfaglan - Churchyard
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: June (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The shades of everyone whose bodies have been found along the coast near the village walk towards the church on a certain day in June, vanishing as they reach their graves.


Denzil Christie

Location: Llangoed - Llangoed Hall Hotel, kitchen area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This young man, reported in the kitchen and library areas of the hotel, was killed in a hunting accident during his stay here. Another story says that the ghost (or perhaps a second entity) is named Arginald, a lad who committed suicide during the 1940s.


Healing Eel

Location: Llangybi, near Pwllheli - St Cybi's Well
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sick would dangle their feet into the waters of the well, hoping that the touch of the eel would increase their chances of recovery.


Rock Throwing

Location: Llanllechid - Unknown farm
Type: Poltergeist
Date / Time: 1758
Further Comments: The occupants of this farm were injured by an entity which removed and threw rocks from a nearby river. Clergymen from Bangor who game to banish the presence were themselves driven away.


Light Flicker

Location: Llanrug - Seiont Manor Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Said to be friendly, the entity in this hotel limits itself to causing lights to flicker.


Growling

Location: Llanystumdwy - Ty Newydd Writers' Centre
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A ghostly dog can be heard growling in the library. The same area is reputed to be haunted by a little boy who moves books around, as well as another ghostly male presence which has been felt close to the place where David Lloyd George died.


Fairy Cattle

Location: Llyn Arenig - Llyn Arenig Fach
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Said to be a fairy lake, one farmer who found a young bull on the edge of the water and took it home had his entire herd taken away from him - a little man came out from the lake and led the animals into its water.


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