Monthly Archives: March 2016

The tale of an indisposed policeman – and a non-ghost…

From the Ashton Weekly Reporter and Stalybridge and Dukinfield Chronicle – Saturday 14 October 1871 – very much a non-ghost but a charming story and wonderfully written! SINGULAR CONDUCT OF AN INDISPOSED POLICEMAN – A LAMPLIGHTER FRIGHTENED BY GHOST. Some … Continue reading

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A Suffolk Ghost Story from the 1660s

Browsing the British Newspaper Archive looking for Manchester stories, couldn’t resist sharing this one – not from Manchester but fascinating all the same, particularly in vew of its date. Manchester Mercury – Tuesday 25 February 1823 A GHOST STORY. Mr … Continue reading

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Lancashire Folk – the Book!

Pleased to announced that Lancashire Folk is finally available!  It is now in stock and available for purchase from the distributor, Gazelle Books.  For direct customers Gazelle have set up a promotional offer which will allow you to buy the … Continue reading

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