Paranormal (22 articles found in this category)


Angels of Mons

Angels who were widely reported as having defended the British Expeditionary Force against overwhelming odds in the first major engagement of the First World War, the Battle of Mons, on Sunday 23 August 1914.

Bealings Bells

Bealings Bells is an early modern poltergeist phenomenon that is reported to have taken place in Bealings House, Suffolk, in 1834.

Bettiscombe skull

Redirected to Screaming skull.

Borley Rectory

Reputedly “the most haunted house in England”, described as such by psychic researcher Harry Price. Demolished in 1944.

British Premonitions Bureau

Organisation set up by the psychiatrist John Barker in 1966 in the wake of the Aberfan disaster. Its aim was to collect premonitions from members of the public in the hope of being able to issue warnings about similar tragedies in the future.

Ectoplasm

Ectoplasm is a gelatinous substance that exudes from the body of a spiritualist medium during a seance, which the spirits being communicated with are able to mould into shapes allowing them to communicate with the living.

Elemental

Type of primitive spiritual entity from the pagan past, perhaps the manifestation of a race memory, usually associated with a single place.

Epworth Rectory

Site of supposed paranormal events that occurred in 1716.

Lady Lovibond

Perhaps the best-known of the ghost ships that reportedly haunt British waters.

Manchester Mummy

Mummified body of Hannah Beswick (1688–1758, a wealthy woman with a pathological fear of premature burial.