Haunted History Chronicles

Haunted History Chronicles

Curl up and enjoy discovering the history and ghostly events that surround different places, locations and people.

Episodes

December 2, 2022 56 min

Joining me today is author and paranormal investigator Amanda Woomer to talk about her book Harlots and Hauntings which is an exploration of the voices and stories of sex workers that have been silenced for centuries. Through the sharing of locations with hauntings associated with women of negotiable affection as well as an analysis of the history of sex workers Amanda brings a topic to the attention of paranormal enthusiasts and h...

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Joining me today is Sarah Chumacero, creator and blogger for Living Life In Full Spectrum, a popular paranormal blog aimed at paranormal enthusiasts and investigators. As an active paranormal investigator out in the field for several years now, Sarah dedicates her time to researching and investigating the paranormal – more specifically the spirit world and presenting her thoughts and findings through Living Life In Full Spectrum. I...

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If you were visiting Paris today, you’d probably find yourself walking past the love padlocks on the Pont des Arts, walking through Notre Dame and a mile on from there you’d be at the Louvre. If you were in Paris in the 1880s, there would be an altogether different attraction that you would almost certainly have found yourself in. The “only free theatre in Paris”, otherwise known as the La Morgue. The morgue first opened its doors ...

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Joining me today is Richard Blewett the proprietor of Pengenna Manor. 

The Manor is an 800-year-old private house set in over 300 acres of beautiful Cornish countryside that has been Richard's family home for several generations. It is a location with incredible history and as an archivist Richard has spent years dedicating his time to uncovering the stories and mysteries that his family home has to share. He offers in the podc...

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A Casquette Girl (French: fille à la cassette) but also known historically as a Casket Girl or a Pelican Girl, was a woman brought from France to the French colonies of Louisiana to marry. The name derives from the small chests, known as casquettes, in which they carried their clothes. 

Stories and dark tales would quickly follow them....

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The real vampires were not suave, polished, cultivated or rich. They looked like ordinary dead peasants – usually shabby, and often fat. Some of them never drank blood. Others ate apples, nuts, grapes, or green beans. Yet for those who believed in them, vampires were terrifying. So terrifying that they prompted live burials, nervous breakdown, hysterical paralysis and speechlessness. During a real vampire panic, an overworked, unde...

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Like the witchcraft trials as a whole, the trial of supposed werewolves emerged in what is now Switzerland (especially the Valais and Vaud) during the Valais Witch Trials in the early 15th century and spread throughout Europe in the 16th, peaking in the 17th and subsiding by the 18th century. The persecution of werewolves and the associated folklore is an integral part of the "witch-hunt" phenomenon. During the early period...

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Joining me in today’s podcast is Diane Chambers as we discuss Chillingham Castle situated in Northumberland. Chillingham Castle boasts some of the highest levels of paranormal activity in the country, with a large collection of spectres and apparitions spotted by visitors over the years. It also has a haunted history to match....

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October 7, 2022 50 min

Joining me in today’s podcast is folksinger Jim Causley as we discuss the life of poet Charles Causley and the area of Launceston in Cornwall.  We discuss the role of the  Causley Trust and an exciting upcoming Halloween event that it is being hosted featuring a ghost walk, tales of witchcraft and folklore, ghostly music and poems!

The Halloween evening will feature folksinger Jim Causley, Paranormal Investigator Karin Beasant and ...

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September 30, 2022 35 min

Cemeteries are designed as places for the dead to rest in peace. In today's podcast we explore dark history and tales of the supernatural involving cemeteries and how sometimes finding eternal rest was not always so easy to come by.


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Joining me today are the authors behind the book 'A Haunted History Of Invisible Women: True Stories of America's Ghosts' a book which explores sorrowful widows, vengeful jezebels, innocent maidens, wronged lovers, former slaves, even the occasional axe-murderess - America's female ghosts differ widely in background, class, and circumstance. Yet one thing unites them: their ability to instill fascination and fear, l...

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September 16, 2022 14 min

In today's episode we explore some of the history and hauntings from within The White House. From ghostly knocks, to apparitions of a soldier walking the grounds and a First Lady completing her laundry The White House has many ghostly stories and encounters to share....

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"It begins with a haunting whisper. A shadow slinks behind the rich woodwork in an old heritage house. Stairs creak. You make your way down a darkened hall and bathed in an ethereal chill your skin prickles...." Extract from Evenings and Avenues- Hauntings in the Outskits, a new book, published by Gina and Victoria from Haunted History BC. In today's episode we dive into the book and examine and explore just some of the...

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On September 1st 1922 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published his book, The Coming of the Fairies. With this important anniversary month we are going to be looking at the Cottingley Fairies as well as examining the history of fairy folklore and the changes they have undergone both in terms of aesthetic and perception to explore their darker and more dangerous side.... How dangerous were fairies? In the late seventeenth century, they could...

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Joining me today to explore Woodchester Mansion is Chris Howley who has been the Paranormal Supervisor there since 2006. Chris has been a highly respected paranormal investigator for many years and has appeared on a number of TV shows. Chris is a member of the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena (ASSAP) and was one of the first in the UK to be listed on the National Register of Professional Investigators (NR...

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David Goulden is the founder of The Dorset Paranormal Research Team a non-profit team focused on rational enquiry and the study of spontaneous anomalous phenomena in Dorset and the wider community.

With a passion for history and the paranormal David is also the Paranormal Events Manager and Advisor for both Nothe Fort and Shire Hall in Dorset where it is his aim to protect the reputational heritage of these locations and to ensure ...

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In today's episode we explore the history and hauntings of two incredible Tudor properties Ham House and Speke Hall. These rare and atmospheric properties share glimpses of intriguing characters from the past, rumours of murder, haunted objects and ghostly figures and scents. 

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Derby has a reputation for being a hotbed of ghostly goings on. Stories of ghostly activities span generations. In fact it’’s difficult to turn a corner in the city without hearing a nerve jangling tale of things that go bump in the night. And you don’t have to go too far to find one such tale. The old gaol in Friar Gate has a particularly gruesome past. Today, all that survives of the original gaol are its cells, which now form pa...

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Internationally recognised, the historic floating hotel and museum attracts thousands of visitors every year. It has also attracted a number of unearthly guests over the years. In fact, some say the Queen Mary is one of the most haunted places in the world with as many as 150 known spirits lurking upon the ship. Over the past 60 years, the Queen Mary has been the site of at least 49 reported deaths, not to mention having gone throu...

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Joining me today is author and historian Michelle Hamilton to discuss her book "I Would Still Be Drowned in Tears" which sheds light on the Lincoln's interest in Spiritualism and proves that Mary Lincoln may not have been the only Spiritualist in the White House. 

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