Women in White and White Women

 
Woman with Bright Pink Eyes

Location: Beaminster (Dorset) - Bell Farm
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1998
Further Comments: The witness, a farmer, reported seeing two figures, one a young boy and the other a woman wearing a long white dress, standing in a field by his livestock. When he shone his flashlight at the people, he could see that the woman had eerie pink eyes. Filled with fear the farmer did not move until the figures disappeared towards the local graveyard, after which the witness ran home.


 
Gibbet and Those Hanged

Location: Beccles (Suffolk) - Park near Roos Hall
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: An oak tree standing in the park is said to be haunted by those once hanged there (including a woman in white), and that the Devil can be summoned by walking around it six times.


 
Water Fairies

Location: Beddgelert (Gwynedd) - Aberglaslyn Pass
Type: Fairy
Date / Time: Nineteenth century
Further Comments: A witness watched the little people playing merrily in the water at the pass. Nearby is the grave of Gelert (the dog that was mistakenly killed by its master after saving a child from a wolf) where the hound's ghost has been reported. Finally, the ghostly woman in white who haunts the area is an ill omen, with death said to follow a sighting.


 
White Lady

Location: Bedworth (Warwickshire) - Bedworth Road, aka Rabbit Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Seen 2005, 28 May 2012, 16 December 2012 (01:15h)
Further Comments: A woman who was attacked down this road later committed suicide as a result of her psychological trauma. Her phantom is said to stand by the roadside, waiting for a lift. One witness who spotted her said she wore a long white dress, possibly a nightdress, and had long black matted hair. Another driver heading towards Astley in May 2012 said she spotted a figure on the roadside with her hands against her face which was holding a dreadful expression. Two more witnesses in December 2012 described a figure standing by the road with long black matted hair, although this time the figure was dressed in black.


 
Waiting Woman

Location: Belaugh (Norfolk) - Riverside
Type: Legend
Date / Time: 24 August (reoccurring)
Further Comments: A woman in a white dress is said to wait for her Viking lover by the riverside.


 
Mrs Waggs

Location: Bentley (Hampshire) - Jenkyn Place Vineyard
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A former housekeeper, Mrs Waggs is said to haunt this location. Another phantom, a woman in white still loiters in the garden, and finally an unseen coach pulls into the driveway.


 
Anne Bruce

Location: Biel (Lothian) - Lady's Walk, in grounds of the mansion
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Anne has been named as the white woman who walks along the path which bares her name. She spent many months walking this path after discovering her husband's infidelity after his death at sea.


 
Woman in White

Location: Bilston (Staffordshire) - Greyhound and Punchbowl public house, was once Stow Heath Manor House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Prior to becoming a public house, the staircase of the manor house was haunted by a woman in a white gown. The woman may still remain, and now in addition a baby has been heard crying and mild poltergeist activity reported.


 
Lady

Location: Binfield (Berkshire) - Billingbear House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Pre 1924
Further Comments: This house was haunted by a white lady before it burnt down. One room was transported to Pace College, Manhattan, and is said to contain a ghost (whether it is of the lady is unknown).


 
Woman with Long Blonde Hair

Location: Birchingham (Kent) - Court Mount Hotel
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 03:00h (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Said to be quite pleasant to watch, this beautiful wraith in her white dress disappears into a bedroom wall. The sounds of phantom footsteps have also been reported.


 
White Lady

Location: Birmingham (West Midlands) - Warstones Lane Cemetery
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: Though seen wearing several different sets of clothing over the past fifty years, this young girl with blonde hair is thought to be Victorian, and has a habit of passing through parked cars.


 
Loud Lady

Location: Bishopston (West Glamorgan) - Old Manor House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A white lady that manifested at this location was said to be accompanied by loud crashing sounds. Poltergeist activity was also reported. The spirit was exorcised by twelve clerics.


 
Woman in White

Location: Blandford Forum (Dorset) - Exact location unknown
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: 1837
Further Comments: A child told her mother that she had seen a white woman drifting towards the house. Her mother dismissed the claim, until they received word that her father had drowned around the same time as the sighting.


 
Raped Nurse

Location: Blandford Forum (Dorset) - Army Base
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1937
Further Comments: This figure dressed in white is reportedly a nurse who was once raped and killed near the barracks - her shade has been observed floating around the area, her facial features almost blank.


 
White Lady

Location: Blanefield (Stirling) - Blane Valley Inn?
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This phantom lady is said to haunt the area surrounding the bar, although her presence is more likely to felt then seen.


 
White Lady

Location: Boltby (Yorkshire) - Road leading into village
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: June 2012, around midnight
Further Comments: One witness in a car reported seeing a white woman wearing an old fashioned party dress, although the woman's legs disappeared below the knee and the face was blurred. The witness said it was like watching a 'replay', and although the witness's car headlights did not illuminate the figure, the woman was visible against the darkness of the environment.


 
White Lady

Location: Bournemouth (Dorset) - Millhams Lane, and surrounding Longham area
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: February (reoccurring); last confirmed in 1970s, but legends say she continues
Further Comments: The area around the A348 bridge is reportedly haunted by a ghostly white (or grey) woman, who was killed when hit by a horse and trap along the road. One story says she tries to entice men to jump off the bridge.


 
Woman in flowing dress

Location: Bournemouth (Dorset) - West Howe Baptist Church, Anstey Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 2000s (?)
Further Comments: One witness observed a lady in a long white dress that appeared from behind a tree, crossed the path, and then promptly walked through the garden wall.


 
White Lady

Location: Bradford on Avon (Wiltshire) - Beehive Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This incorporeal woman has been reported in various parts of the inn.


 
White Lady

Location: Bray (Berkshire) - Braywick House
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Said to occur every seven years, but exact date unknown
Further Comments: A ghostly, upset white lady is said to enter the house from the front door, drift the stairs to the east window in the attic and throw herself out. The building is also reputedly haunted by an Elizabethan gentleman.


 
Woman in White

Location: Brecon (Powys) - Caer Bannau
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This woman in white was said to have been a princess - anyone who carried the ghost to a nearby churchyard could put her soul to rest.


 
Lady with Dog

Location: Bretherton (Lancashire) - Bank Hall
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: April / May 2011
Further Comments: A male witness at the gate of this building spotted a lady in a white dress, walking her dog in the distance. The witness turned for a brief moment, and when he looked back, the figure and dog had vanished - there was nowhere for them to have disappeared to. The same witness reported that several years previous he had heard someone whisper his name at the hall, even though the nearest person was some one hundred metres away.


 
White Lady

Location: Brighton (Sussex) - Brighton Dome (theatre), New Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century?
Further Comments: Seen by actors as they rehearse, the phantom lady is described as wearing a long white dress wearing bouffant style hair. A soldier dressed in a red tunic, the sound of disembodied footsteps and the rattling of chains also haunt the building.


 
White Lady

Location: Brighton (Sussex) - Sussex Arms public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s
Further Comments: Nothing is really known about this phantom white lady, and it is questionable whether she still exists.


 
Modern Man

Location: Bristol (Somerset) - Rummer public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1973
Further Comments: The shade of a man dressed in contemporary clothing was seen in the cellar before quickly vanishing, while the ghost of a woman with long dark hair and dressed in white has been reported in the bar.


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