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Haunted History Chronicles

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

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

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United Kingdom

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

Language:

English


Episodes

A Haunted History Of Invisible Women: True Stories of America's Ghosts

9/23/2022
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, long after their deaths. A Haunted History of Invisible Women offers a unique...

Duration:02:52:11

Ghosts of The White House

9/16/2022
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.... Thank you for listening. If you want to get your hands on The Feminine Macabre Volume I, II III or IV then make sure to take a look at https://spookeats.com/femininemacabre/ or via Amazon. You can explore my chapter titled,...

Duration:00:14:04

Evenings and Avenues- Hauntings in the Outskirts

9/9/2022
"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 historic locations, ghosts, local legends and captivating folklore...

Duration:00:57:40

Fairies: A Dangerous History with Richard Sugg

9/2/2022
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 still scare people to death. Little wonder, as they were...

Duration:01:21:51

The Ghosts Of Woodchester Mansion with Chris Howley

8/26/2022
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 (NRPI). Woodchester Mansion and its grounds are steeped in...

Duration:01:04:43

An Interview with David Goulden- Paranormal Events Manager at Nothe Fort

8/19/2022
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 that a good representation of the paranormal research field...

Duration:01:23:10

Olde Tudor Ghosts- An Exploration of Ham House and Speke Hall

8/12/2022
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. Thank you for listening. If you want to get your hands on The Feminine Macabre Volume I, II or III then make sure to take a look at https://spookeats.com/femininemacabre/ or via Amazon. You can explore my chapter...

Duration:00:22:22

The History and Hauntings of Derby Gaol with Richard Felix

8/5/2022
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 part of a working museum which tells the story of its grisly...

Duration:01:18:43

The Grey Ghost- The Haunting History of the Queen Mary

7/29/2022
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 through the terrors of war, so it comes as no surprise that...

Duration:00:24:35

“I Would Still Be Drowned in Tears”: Spiritualism in Abraham Lincoln's White House with Michelle Hamilton

7/22/2022
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. Thank you for listening. Guest Information: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/people/Michelle-L-Hamilton-Author/100063605468931/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/historywiz1 Blog: https://paranormalhist.blogspot.com/ If you want...

Duration:00:58:44

Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires: A History of Corpse Medicine with Richard Sugg

7/15/2022
Joining me today is Dr. Richard Sugg the author of many books including the topic of conversation today 'Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires' where we discuss the gory and gruesome history of cannibalism as part of corpse medicine. Picking our way through the bloodstained shadows of this remarkable secret history, we encounter medicine cut from bodies living and dead, sacks of human fat harvested after a gun battle, skull medicine, the blood-drinking of Scandinavian executions, Victorian...

Duration:00:57:04

The Pit of Ghosts- Haunting Stories From Deep in The Earth

7/8/2022
It is not hard to find ghost stories and accounts from people reporting paranormal activity from areas that lie deeper underground. These were often dangerous locations to work in and notorious for accidents and tragedy. They were also notorious for superstition and folklore. In today's episode we explore some of the haunting stories that have grown from deep below the surface of the earth- something that often shaped the lives and experiences of the people who survived in these...

Duration:00:15:17

Haunting Tales of a Victorian Crime- The Ghost of Fanny Adams

7/1/2022
Alton in Hampshire, England, is home to a particular tragic and haunting story. A story that captured newspapers and imaginations at the time and would go on to create macabre words and phrases that are still used today but for whom few know the dark, etymological root. In today's episode we step back into 1867 to explore a haunting Victorian crime that devastated a community- shadows of which may still be present today. As always, thank you for listening. If you want to get your hands on...

Duration:00:14:21

Ghosts of Scotland- Edinburgh's Hidden History

6/24/2022
Mary King's Close is a historic area located under buildings on the Royal Mile, in the historic Old Town section of Edinburgh, Scotland. It took its name from one Mary King, a merchant burgess who resided on the Close in the 17th century. The close has had a reputation for hauntings since at least the 17th century, with several paranormal investigations taking place- no surprise given some of the darker events and history that it bore witness too. In today's episode we explore the Close-...

Duration:00:16:39

Ghosts of Scotland- Tales Deep From Within Castle Walls

6/17/2022
A variety of ghosts are to be found in the houses, castle, inns, moors, lochs and ruins of Haunted Scotland. Scotland has always been a divided nation and its history is spattered with the blood of countless conflicts. Vestiges of Scotland's stormy past are to be found all over the country and nowhere is it more apparent than in the haunted, ruined castles of Scotland. These ruined fortresses - silent reminders of old and bitter conflicts - stud the Scottish landscape. From the gentle...

Duration:00:24:42

Intriguing Tales From The Local Mystorian- an interview with Eli Lewis-Lycett

6/10/2022
Joining me today is Eli Lewis- Lycett the founder of the multi-media project The Local Mystorian. With a view to providing new and unique insight into the strange and curious tales we find anchored throughout local landscapes Eli passionate explores his local region of Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire with us today- so get comfy and lets step back in time to explore some of these mystical, weird and darker tales. Thank you for listening. If you want to get your hands on The Feminine...

Duration:00:58:06

The Singapore Theory- Exploring Costume as Paranormal Stimuli

6/3/2022
Joining me today are two guests Rusette Auton and Karin Beasant. Karin has previously featured in season one when exploring The Jamaica Inn and joined us today to share an amazing experiment that took place at Woodchester Mansion. This experiment, known as The Singapore Theory, was aided by Rusette Auton who is the Managing Director of Bath Theatrical. We were able to dive into some of the haunting history of Woodchester Mansion, the paranormal investigations and activity associated with...

Duration:01:14:21

Queen Victoria and Her World Beyond the Veil

5/27/2022
Death is something that shrouded Queen Victoria for most of her life- following her from childhood. Like many of her subjects, Victoria was caught up in the craze for spiritualism that swept the country during the early part of her reign. Buckingham Palace would be the setting for a number of seances and table turning experiments as psychics and mediums were presented to an enthusiastic monarch. In today's podcast we step back into Victorian England and into the life of Victoria and her...

Duration:00:17:10

Letters With The Dead- Haunting Tales of the Reign of Terror

5/20/2022
The Reign of Terror was a period of the French Revolution from September 5, 1793, to July 27, 1794. With civil war spreading from the Vendée and hostile armies surrounding France on all sides, the Revolutionary government decided to make “Terror” the order of the day and to take harsh measures against those suspected of being enemies of the Revolution. A wave of executions followed. In today's podcast we explore some of the haunting tales from the Reign of Terror as we step back into France...

Duration:00:14:17

Dark Tales of Premature Burial with Sarah Blake

5/13/2022
Tucked away behind residential streets in the heart of Lurgan lies the centuries old Shankill Graveyard. As you creep through its wrought iron gate you will discover sinking tombstones with chilling stories to share- of a woman who lived once but was buried twice- a thought terrifying in our imaginations today but was once a reality.... Joining me in today's podcast is Sarah Blake from Hushed Up History. We discuss the prevalence of premature burial as well as some of the prevention methods...

Duration:01:01:36