Stainsby

According to a report from 1900, a ghost used to be seen here and there in the neighbourhood of Stainsby House. It also appeared in the ‘ash plantin’ afore you go down to the brig ower the brook’. Many people saw it, especially near the bridge. Among them was a wagoner living at Bag-Enderby, the next village to the east. He said, ‘It was a misty kind o’ a thing. You couldn’t see head or tail, or hand or foot, but you knew it was there, and it flitted unaccountable.’

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Haunted England : The Penguin Book of Ghosts – Written by Jennifer Westwood and Jacqueline Simpson
Copyright © Jennifer Westwood and Jacqueline Simpson 2005, 2008

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