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Photo Of Crying Girl In Orphanage?

Photo Of Crying Girl In Orphanage?

Or, Is This Photographic Proof Of Ghosts?

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Haunted? Photo of Ghostly Girl Captured in Abandoned Orphanage

Written in Feb. 2015


A photo of what many believe is the ghostly image of a crying little girl has been captured on camera, peering out of the window of an abandoned orphanage that is known as Liverpool’s most haunted location.

Not only was the building once the Liverpool’s Seaman’s Orphan Institution, it later became Newsham Park Hospital, a medical hospital, and then, just to make things extra creepy, ended its days of actual human occupancy as a mental asylum before it was finally closed down by the city council in 1997.

Abandoned orphanage, former mental asylum — it seems not only plausible that there may be a little ghost girl crying in the window, but reasonable.

The face of the ghostly girl was actually captured through Google’s Street View function. Someone alerted the Liverpool Echo, saying that the face appeared to be that of a ghostly girl crying in the window.


This isn’t the first ghost spotted on the property. Sightings of ghosts have been reported on the top floor and in Ward G. Visitors to the abandoned orphanage have claimed to hear noises and often complain about feeling uneasy while in the building.

Some recent ghost hunters who visited the location also claimed to hear voices and see disappearing circles and white mist.

Even if there were never any ghosts sighted, the abandoned orphanage certainly looks the part for a haunted location. With room for 400 orphans (and later, 400 psychiatric patients), the abandoned building is a crumbling, decayed Victorian with an astounding total of 99,000 square feet. That includes an echoing, decaying assembly hall, a mortuary (of course), wandering corridors and dormitories, a total of nine separate psychiatric wards, ominous treatment rooms, and a vast kitchen with laundry.

The floors are connected by winding staircases with anti-suicide grills.

And at the very top floor, one particular attic corridor is lined with 14 so-called “naughty” cupboards. It was in these cupboards that children who were deemed unruly were punished by being locked in solitary confinement with no light.

Of course, it’s haunted. It almost has to be haunted. The only surprise fact about a little girl ghost being sighted is that only one little girl ghost was sighted, instead of a whole orphanage full of crying little girl ghosts.

Check out the photo gallery below, including the blown-up photo of the most recent ghost girl sighting and tell us what you think — is the abandoned orphanage-insane asylum haunted?

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Devon Pub Haunted By Shakespeare?

Devon Pub Haunted By Shakespeare?

Or, Landlords Call In Ghostbusters For Help

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Devon Landlord Calls in Ghostbusters After Claiming his Pub is Haunted by Shakespeare

Written in Jan. 2015

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A landlord has called in the ghostbusters claiming his pub is being haunted – by William SHAKESPEARE.

The ‘Real Investigators of the Paranormal’ have visited the Jolly Sailor in East Ogwell, Devon, to seek out a ghostly figure that has been haunting the bar.

Landlord John Turner said he didn’t believe in ghosts until he took over the Jolly Sailor but was keen to find out more about its history.

He said: “It’s a friendly ghost, we just want to find out more about him. The figure looks a bit like a William Shakespeare.

“Now that these discoveries have been made, hopefully we’ll be able to find out more about the history of the ghost and where it might have come from.”

Chris Marshall, chairman of Real Investigators of the Paranormal, said its mediums detected a priest and two monks in the bar, along with a young man.

He said: “They also connected with the names Loar Wakefield, a William Webber and a John Webber.

“A few orbs were also spotted and dark shadows were noticed in the skittles alley.”

The Jolly Sailor dates back to the 13th century when sailors would come inland to avoid the press gang.

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Is The Leopard Pub Haunted?

Is The Leopard Pub Haunted?

Or, Visit A British Haunted Pub

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Is the Leopard Pub in Burslem Haunted?

Written by Colette Warbrook in Jan. 2015

28-06-2008 The Leopard pub, Market Place, Burslem Staffordshire Adults Autism Associations steering committee are  doing a charity ghost hunt at the pub to raise funds. Reporter. Richard Ault Category. nws ld Date. Saturday, June 28 Time.  6pm Pictured is Kevin Healey in some of the upper rooms of the pub, which are allegedly haunted.

A FEW months back, I took a younger friend to Burslem and was surprised to learn that he had never patronised the revered Leopard in Market Place.

In a jiffy, I had dragged my friend Kevin into the hostelry and ordered some drinks while he looked around his “new pub”.

It wasn’t long before he told me he felt unsettled, explaining that he could sense an unhappy presence.

At this stage, I should reveal that Kevin appears to be sensitive to such phenomena, as he claims to have seen a non-corporeal young girl in his Pittshill house on many occasions – as indeed have his wife and two children.

I introduced him to Sharon Crisp, the Leopard’s landlady, with whom he cheerfully swapped notes about creepy experiences.

Sharon and her team often advertise ghost tours at this historic pub.

Some of the unlit – and largely unused – upstairs rooms have been draped with such as fake spiders’ webs, and you’ll even find a representation of the alleged Burslem Witch, Molly Leigh, to further enhance the entertainment value.

And this is the point. Are the ghost tours a bit of harmless fun, or is the Leopard really haunted?

My visit with Kevin triggered a follow-up visit by about 14 members of Burslem History Club, who were given an extensive tour of the building just before Christmas.

I’m lucky enough to possess an architect’s plan of the Leopard as it was in 1903, and the upper floors have changed relatively little.

Our guide related various incidents that had allegedly occurred in the pub, including the inexplicable flinging of a horse statuette that normally sits on top of the mantelpiece in one of the front rooms.

All this was prime fodder for the team of Most Haunted, who filmed at the Leopard in 2007.

Then again, I’d be highly dubious of that television programme’s angle on things.

Just before production began on the Leopard segment, one of their team rang me and told me they were thinking of running with the story that Molly Leigh – who they claimed was well-known in the Leopard – had been put on trial as a witch in Burslem Town Hall.

I pointed out that at the time of Margaret’s death in 1748 – at the age of 24, incidentally – Burslem’s first town hall was still about 13 years in the future.

Burslem History Club members survived the tour without beer mats being thrown at us, or hairs standing up on the tops of our heads. However, one of our lady members commented that she had definitely sensed a presence.

I am a firm believer in the idea that some people are more psychically receptive to these things than others, such as this lady and my friend Kevin.

There is a rational explanation for most things, but this is no reason to dismiss my friends’ observations.

On the night when Kev and I visited, Sharon permitted us to go up to one of the landings.

My friend took a number of inquisitive steps forward, while I stood at the top of a staircase.

The strange thing is that I began to feel very cold down my left side, and even when we returned below for a drink, I felt a sense of unease that I had never previously experienced in a pub.

Someone asked me during our ghost tour whether I could handle a sleep-over at the Leopard. I have to say that a cage-fight with Mike Tyson might be preferable.

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Most Haunted Sites In India

Most Haunted Sites In India

Or, Are You Brave Enough To Step Foot In One Of These Haunted Places?

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Are You Brave Enough To Step Foot In The 5 Most Haunted Places In India?

Written by baskhar.com in Dec. 2014

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A few questions are better off unanswered, like do ghosts exist. Is there a parallel world? What if someone watches you while you sleep? A calling from the paranormal, we bring to you some of India’s most spooky places.
If you wish to seek answers from the unseen, be their guests.
Bhangarh Alwar, Rajasthan:
Bhangarh located between Jaipur and Delhi in Rajasthan, is not just known as the most haunted place in India but also popular across the world for its paranormal activity.
This place has a ‘no entry after dark’ sign put up by the Archaeological Survey of India.
Ramoji Film Studio, Hyderabad:
Ramoji Film Studio was built on the war grounds of Nizams and locals believe that ghosts of dead soldiers haunt the place.
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad:
Rumors say that the souls of various Qutub Shah rulers still roam in the Golconda Fort, many have claimed hearing strange sounds from the ancient palaces at night.
The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai:
Many still believe that the chief engineer of The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, W. A. Chambers, killed himself after discovering that it was built in the reverse direction.
Many claim that they have seen a spirit floating in the corridors, which resembles the engineer himself.
The Savoy, Mussoorie:
This holiday hotel dates back to 1902. It is said that the corridors of this hotel are haunted by the ghost of Lady Garnet Orme, who was found dead in mysterious circumstances.
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