Women in White and White Women

 
White Lady

Location: Watford (Hertfordshire) - Church Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A phantom white woman is said to occasionally cross the road here.


 
White Lady

Location: Wellow (Somerset) - St Julien's Well
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Before a death of the Lord of Hungerford
Further Comments: This phantom white woman would materialise to give warning of encroaching death.


 
White Lady

Location: West Harptree (Somerset) - Gournay Court
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This pallid female would travel the building, ending her journey on the balcony where she would disappear.


 
George

Location: Westcliff on Sea (Essex) - Palace Theatre, currently an arts centre
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s
Further Comments: George has been reported sitting next to patrons during performances - they claim to have felt someone take up position next to them, though the entity remains invisible while seated. George is said to be the theatre manager who hanged himself from the fly floor due to financial difficulties just after the building opened in 1912. A white woman has been seen in the building, but it is generally agreed that these are two different forces, rather than the same ghost.


 
Young Woman

Location: Weston (Hertfordshire) - Road near Lannock Hill
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: November 1972, around 23:30h
Further Comments: The phantom figure of a woman in white was seen by a husband and wife as they drove out of Weston. It is thought that the phantom is a girl who drowned on her wedding day.


 
Old Soldiers

Location: Westonzoyland (Somerset) - Sedgemoor Battlefield
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 06 July (reoccurring)
Further Comments: The spirits here reportedly include voices that call out to witnesses over the nearby River Carey, and horsemen who gallop silently along. People have also reported pockets of cold air, and watching a white woman glide over the marsh, near where her lover was murdered by Royalists. On the anniversary of the battle, sounds of fighting have been heard.


 
White Woman

Location: Widnes (Cheshire) - The Clinc pond, off Alder? Lane
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A local story states that the Clinc is haunted by a white lady who tries to pull people into the water.


 
Hooded Woman

Location: Wimborne St Giles (Dorset) - St Giles Estate
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown - nineteenth century
Further Comments: A phantom woman in white, with a hood covering her face, was seen to rush into a hedge. Following this, the sounds of a horse and cart could be heard travelling through woodland, though nothing could be seen.


 
Tall Man

Location: Winchester (Hampshire) - Private house along Quarry Road
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1970s?
Further Comments: A tall man wearing a black cloak, a woman dressed in white, and a figure resembling a nun are all said to have haunted this property. Two exorcisms failed to remove the entities.


 
White Lady

Location: Woburn (Bedfordshire) - The Inn (was the Bedford Arms Inn)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The misty white lady is not alone in her haunting of this building. A ghostly figure is also reported to sit by the fireplace smoking a pipe, a little phantom dog by his side.


 
White Lady Forewarning Death

Location: Wolterton (Norfolk) - Wolterton Hall, 3 miles northwest from Blickling
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown - possibly 1894?
Further Comments: Appearing to warn of trouble or a death in the family, the white lady is said to be a member of the Scamler family who once owned the hall.


 
White Lady

Location: Wolverhampton (West Midlands) - Stag's Head public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1972
Further Comments: Seen walking around the cellar, this phantom also enjoyed turning the beer pump taps off, sometimes up to twenty times a month. The entity disappeared after structural alterations were made to the building.


 
Woman in White

Location: Wombwell (Yorkshire) - Low Valley Arms public house
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: April 2006
Further Comments: Roger Froggatt, the landlord of this pub, was left terrified after encountering a phantom lady dressed in white in the ladies toilet after investigating what he believed was a break in during the early hours of the morning. He described the figure as an elderly woman with her cheek and jaw structure missing.


 
Man in Tricorn Hat

Location: Woodhall Spa (Lincolnshire) - Pine Woods
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: A man wearing a cloak and a tricorn hat is said to drift through this wooded area. A phantom woman in white and the sound of wailing have also been reported.


 
Young Lady

Location: Woolacombe (Devon) - Beach
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Early twentieth century
Further Comments: This woman dressed in white has been observed drifting along the beach, passing effortlessly over hazardous areas of sand. Sir William de Tracey also spends time on the beach, sorting sand as penance for the murder of Thomas a Becket.


 
Bloodied Hands

Location: Worcester (Hereford & Worcester) - Astwood Road Cemetery
Type: Unknown Ghost Type
Date / Time: 2000s
Further Comments: This witness was out with a group of friends, messing around in the cemetery. She turned away from the group and spotted a young girl dressed in white, holding out her hands and mouthing words that could not be heard. The witness held out her own hands, and for a brief moment saw that they were covered in blood.


 
White lady

Location: Worstead (Norfolk) - Church
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 24 December (Reoccurring), photographed 1975
Further Comments: Legend says this lady has scared to death at least one young bell ringer, although she is now said to have a healing effect. Poltergeist activity has also been reported, around the 1950's. A photograph taken in 1975 by Peter Berthelot appears to show a misty white lady sitting behind his wife on a pew.


 
Humming Woman

Location: Wylfa (Gwynedd) - Area near the power station
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Twentieth century
Further Comments: This phantom white woman was seen moving slowly along, humming a tune to herself. The ghost would vanish near to the edge of a cliff.


 
Legs

Location: York (Yorkshire) - Black Swan Inn
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Seen descending a staircase in the building, only the lower part of this male body appears. Two other spirits can be found in the bar area; that of a workman wearing a bowler hat (dressed in Victorian clothing) and a lady in a white dress who watches the fireplace.


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