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Ghosts, Folklore and Forteana of London's WC1 District

Mrs Samuels

Location: WC1 - Unnamed residence, Cartwright Gardens (was known as Burton Crescent)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1878/79
Further Comments: Whoever killed Mrs Samuels was never found, but the flat where the crime was committed became so haunted and notorious that the number was changed in an attempt to lose the reputation.

Anne Yeats

Location: WC1 - Unnamed residence, Cartwright Gardens (was known as Burton Crescent)
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 1884
Further Comments: Anne's body was discovered in the back room of one of the flats. Her murderer was never found. The flat became haunted, although the haunting seemed to fade when the Crescent was renamed.

Woman in Nightdress

Location: WC1 - Whitcomb Street
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: November 1959
Further Comments: Seen floating along the street by a witness looking out of their window, this pale figure had her arms held out in front of her.

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