Haunted History Chronicles

Haunted History Chronicles

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

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November 26, 2021 16 min

Borley Rectory was a house famous for being "the most haunted house in England" after being described as such by psychic researcher Harry Price. With tales of Borley’s ghosts first emerging as far back as 1863 it has a vast history with the paranormal.

In today's episode we look at the history of the rectory and the evidence and body of work looking at the paranormal aspects attributed to it.

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Abbeys and priories around the world with their ivy-clad ruins have stirred the imagination of many eighteenth and nineteenth century authors of Gothic fiction, drama and poetry. Some monasteries in fact have tales of ghosts and demons that date back to the Middle Ages. 

In today's episode we explore some of the ghostly stories, folklore and paranormal activity associated with some locations around the world.

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Joining me today is Allison Jornlin a leading haunted history researcher, Fortean researcher, writer and spooky history tour guide in Milwaukee to discuss how women were largely responsible for building the foundations of paranormal research. We examined just a few of these forgotten female trailblazers in parapsychology and paranormal research and the importance that they hold to research and paranormal investigating today. 


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November 5, 2021 55 min

Joining me today is Aoife Sutton a doctoral researcher in archaeological and forensic sciences at the University of Bradford. Her research interests include death and dying, embalming, human remains in museums, and death in archaeology. We discussed a range of topics surrounding death and dying as well as discussing some of the content and body of work found on her website blog and her piece on death omens in The Feminine Macabre V...

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October 29, 2021 15 min

When the Romans first sighted Britain they reported that it was shrouded in fog and mist. A damp, rainy, sinister island. An island of ghosts.

For centuries world famous monuments like Stonehenge have been revered as a place of immense spiritual significance. In today’s episode we are going to be exploring similar locations and some of the stories and paranormal activity associated with these impressive structures.

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October 22, 2021 19 min

What is it about lighthouses that seem to make them ideal settings for residual hauntings?

Perhaps it is the age of many of these magnificent structures- perhaps it is the isolation of the lighthouse keepers themselves who would often be cut off from other people for weeks or months at a time to keep that light burning. A job filled with countless dangers. Perhaps this lonely solitude leaves a shadowy imprint of their lives within ...

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October 15, 2021 13 min

Have you ever been out along a road or near a crossroad and seen something from the corner of your eye that is not there the next time you look? Maybe you brushed this aside as something you imagined you saw.  Maybe the truth is something else….

In today's episode we are going to be exploring crossroads and roads and why it is that these may be sites for paranormal and ghostly activity.


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October 8, 2021 12 min

The ghoulish manifestations of countless ghastly acts wander the streets of Oxford.

In today's episode take a journey with me around some of Oxford's haunted locations to hear just some of these haunting tales.


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Joining me today is Cherise Williams- a paranormal investigator, tarot card reader and witchcraft practitioner. Cherise is passionate about the paranormal and has over 15 years of ghost hunting under her belt independently and as part of teams. Cherise considers herself a healthy mix of skeptic and believer, and enjoys pairing spiritual and magical techniques or theories with the tried and true scientific methods.

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September 24, 2021 8 min

Hi everyone, in today's today's episode, and following on from previous podcasts where this has been touched upon, we are going to be taking a closer in depth look at The Stone Tape Theory or Place Memories as it is also known. This theory is one that has a long history and is supported by many people in different fields- it is certainly worth exploring this in more detail if you have an interest in why we possibly have hau...

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Joining me today to talk about their pieces in The Feminine Macabre I and II are Amy Bennett from Full Dark Paranormal and Chris Amandier from Buried Secrets Podcast. We are going to be looking a little closer at their pieces centered on Ouijamania from the 1920s, Hell's Gate, colourful female ghosts and asylums and exploring them from some different angles and topic points. 

These pieces threw up a range of fascinating questio...

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September 10, 2021 40 min

Joining me in today's episode are Gina and Victoria from https://hauntedhistorybc.com. We are going to be exploring stories of immurement, the ghosts of London Bridge haunting the American desert, a Guinness Record holding female serial killer, the stone tape theory, and objects between a rock and a hard place. 

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Joining me today is Erin Egnatz from Haunting's Around America. 

Erin is a ghost hunter, history lover and paranormal writer and author with a particular interest in the history of the civil war. In the episode today we had the chance to discuss some of Erin's favourite locations associated with this period of history alongside Erin's passion and interest surrounding the paranormal surrounding battlefield sites.

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August 27, 2021 2 min

Hi everyone- just a little update and introduction for our brand new season. We have some very exciting guests and topics of questions to explore this season. I cannot wait to dive deep into these with you. 

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Amanda Woomer is a paranormal investigator, researcher, world traveller, foodie, author and owner of the website Spook-Eats. She first became interested in the paranormal when she visited the historic Gettysburg Civil War Memorial Park in 2004 and has been visiting haunted locations ever since having been to dozens of haunted inns, taverns and restaurants throughout the United States as well as in Europe.

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Joining me this week is Kate Cherrell a PhD candidate specialising in 19th Century Gothic. Kate lectures widely on Victorian mourning cultures and the Spiritualist movement and will be sharing some of this insight with us in the podcast today as we discuss the wider Spiritualist movement, mediumship and seances popular in the 19th century. 


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February 6, 2021 19 min

In today's podcast you will have the chance to explore the history and paranormal activity surrounding a castle with over 1000 years of heritage, intrigue, murder, torture, ambitions, plots and so much more. 

It was here that many key English Kings and ambitious men of the court like The Kingmaker would reside. 

Within the walls of the castle we explore the Victorian Seances carried out by Anne Greville, the Countess of Warwick...

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Llanthony Secunda Manor is an 800 year old manor house with a monastic history. This hidden gem does not disappoint and is one that we dive deep into in this podcast.  


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January 23, 2021 20 min

Tettenhall Towers was first built as a country house in 1771 before being turned into the school that it is today. This large country home was the residence of some intriguing and 'interesting' characters- figures we will be exploring in this podcast as many believe that they are still connected to the school today. 

Like the men who helped to build this house Tettenhall Towers is equally as mysterious. The Towers for many ...

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The Jamaica Inn has long provided travellers with a resting place and ales.  It is also a location long associated with smugglers and wreckers- people who would purposefully lure unsuspecting ships out at sea on to the awaiting rocks. These ships would then be looted and stripped of all cargo. The Jamaica Inn provided a perfect location to hide these goods- isolated as it is on the moor. A light would be placed in a small square wi...

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