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Ghosts

Warrington Ghosts

Published on April 10th, 2021 | by All Things Warrington

Warrington has more than its fair share of ghost stories. ‘Bunkum!’ I hear you shout, ‘There’s no such thing as ghosts.’ Personally, I couldn’t agree more. However, sceptic or non-sceptic, what cannot be denied is the ... Read More


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The Angry Headteacher of Bluecoat School

Published on April 7th, 2021 | by Andy Green

Along with the more widely remembered Boteler Grammar School, between 1665 and 1922 Warrington’s Bluecoat Charity School helped educate hundreds of Warringtonians. At the time it was set up only 5% of local children were said ... Read More


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Spring Heeled Jack

Published on April 7th, 2021 | by All Things Warrington

Few ghost stories have captured the imagination of the Warrington public like Spring Heeled Jack – a tall, evil looking apparition that teased, terrorised and sometimes entertained Warrington homeowners in the summer of 1927. The ghostly ... Read More


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The Old Tramp of Padgate Iron Bridge

Published on April 5th, 2021 | by All Things Warrington

One of my grandfather George Green’s proudest moments was having one of his early childhood memories recorded for posterity by local Ghost Story writer Wally Barnes. Wally’s story told of my Grandfather’s encounter with ‘Old Nick’, a ... Read More


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The Ghostly Augustinian Friar of Friars Gate

Published on April 5th, 2021 | by All Things Warrington

To my mind the most believable ghost stories are those that come from the mouths of babes. It can be of no surprise therefore that the following tale captured the imagination of the Warrington public when ... Read More


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