West Glamorgan - Paranormal Database Records

 
 


Gwrach-y-rhibyn

Location: Pennard - Pennard Castle
Type: Crisis Manifestation
Date / Time: 1850s
Further Comments: This old hag is said still to haunt the ruins here.


 
 


White Lady

Location: Port Talbot - Aberavon Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Reported to float above the castle ruins, this phantom white lady could be Jane de Afan, the last occupant of the castle.


 
 


White Lady

Location: Port Talbot - Afan Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Pre nineteenth century?
Further Comments: This phantom woman appears on or near the castle mound, located close to Saint Mary's churchyard.


 
 


Man

Location: Port Talbot - Hafod Farm
Type: Legend
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ghost of a man appeared to a farm labourer several times. The labourer finally listened to the entity who told the man to go to Neath and dig at a certain location. The labourer did so, and found enough gold to construct a row of cottages.


 
 


White Woman

Location: Rhosili - Paviland Cave, between village and Port Eynon
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: This cave is haunted by a greedy woman who entered it looking for hidden treasure - a sudden storm blew up, trapping and drowning her.


 
 


Palaeolithic Man?

Location: Rhossili - Moors near the village
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The sensation of evil and of being watched found by some in this area has been blamed on the ghosts of Stone Age man who once lived there.


 
 


Coach & Horses

Location: Rhossili - Old Rectory
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The ghost of a smuggler driving his coach runs around the sandy area of this building, while on some nights a macabre entity is seen climbing out of the sea and enters the rectory. This may be the same entity which asks (in a gruff voice) 'why don't you turn around and look at me?' - those who do so have never seen anything.


 
 


Footsteps on Staircase

Location: Swansea - Café Gallery, Salubrious Passage, Wind Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late 1991
Further Comments: An artist ran away from the building after hearing footsteps on the attic stairs and feeling an intense cold spot. The building is said to have been haunted for many years.


 
 


Jenny

Location: Swansea - Grand Theatre
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1980s
Further Comments: An actress who went down with the Titanic, Jenny last acted in this theatre before meeting her doom. She is now seen dressed in brilliant white, quickly vanishing into thin air after being spotted.


 
 


Dead Miners

Location: Swansea - Morfa Colliery
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1890
Further Comments: As if attempting to warn against the incoming disaster that killed 87, the days leading up to the event bore witness to screams and cries coming from the mining tunnels, and visual reports of miners who had previously lost their lives.


 
 


Crocodile

Location: Swansea - Pluck Lake
Type: Cryptozoology
Date / Time: 27 April 2008
Further Comments: A witness reported seeing an one metre long crocodile in this body of water. The location was checked by a member of the Centre for Fortean Zoology, Gwilym Games.


 
 


Olga

Location: Swansea - Psychiatric hospital
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Olga was a paranoid schizophrenic who managed to kill herself while at the hospital. She has since made several appearances; a small woman with large green eyes and long ginger hair, she often sings and interacts with witnesses, who do not realise she is a ghost until later.


 
 


White Lady

Location: Swansea Bay - Oystermouth Castle
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: The castle grounds are haunted by this crying phantom with a bloody back.


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