Portsmouth - 44 Laburnum Grove
Elliott O'Donnell wrote that a medium who receded here believed her home to be haunted by several cats, which were mistreated by a former owner of the property. The medium also detected the presence of a fox terrier.
The murdered sailor returned.
Portsmouth - Blue Posts Inn (destroyed by fire in 1870)
This inn was haunted by the ghost of a sailor murdered therein. His corpse was secretly buried in the courtyard, though in 1938 a gravestone was placed in the area thought to house the body.
Portsmouth - Cash Converters, London Road, Fratton
Two workers in Cash Converters reported seeing an analogue synthesiser fly three metres across the shop floor, hitting a CD rack. The former owner of the keyboard told the manager she had sold the item because of experiencing similar problems at home.
Portsmouth - Copnor area
Circa July 1954
Many tiny frogs were said to have fallen from the sky during heavy rainfall.
Portsmouth - Former Greyhound public house, now a private residence
Early twentieth century?
The site where John Felton assassinated the Duke of Buckingham was widely believed to be haunted by the tragic figure.
Portsmouth - Groundlings Theatre, Portsea
The ghosts of two children, Emily and George, are said to be among the nine (or ten) phantoms at home within this Georgian Theatre.
Portsmouth - Harbour area
Weather Dependent: Windy weather
Hanged for attempting to commit arson in a naval dockyard, Aitken's body was then displayed in a gibbet - the chains of which can still be heard clinking in the wind.
Portsmouth - Hayling Avenue
Unknown Ghost Type
A woman walking down the road walked by a detachment of soldiers travelling in the opposite direction. She noticed they were wearing an old style of uniform. It was only when she looked back and realised the soldiers had vanished did she know she had witnessed something strange.
Portsmouth - HMNB Portsmouth, HMS Nelson, Saumarez block (now demolished)
A witness reported waking up after the room fell cold. He could feel something sitting on his legs, but nothing could be seen. After several minutes, the bed began shaking violently, and the witness felt his legs being lifted slightly, before the top half of his body was also lifted at a forty five degree angle.
Portsmouth - HMNB Portsmouth, Leviathan Block
It was reported that journalists working on the Navy News newspaper would see flashes of light emerging from the corridor outside their office. An uncomfortable feeling would accompany the light.
Portsmouth - Keppels Head hotel
One of two hotels claiming Crabb spending his final night here, the Navy frogman is said to haunt the building. Crabb vanished while attempting to spy on a Soviet warship which docked at Portsmouth during the Cold War.
Portsmouth - Private house along Agincourt Road
At its peak, the entity in the house pushed an occupant down the stairs. It also scattered clothing around rooms and snatched items from people's hands. A blessing performed at the house was said to make things worse.
Portsmouth - Private residence, Copnor area
A homeowner was forced to move after experiencing several years of scratching noises, footsteps, and having the duvet removed from the bed during the night.
Portsmouth - Railway bridge, St Mary's Road
A driver slowed to take a better look at a man who stood on the side of the bridge which did not have a footpath. The driver thought that the man did not 'look right', which was proved correct as the driver watched the figure evaporate in the rear view mirror.
Portsmouth - Royal Portsmouth Hospital (no longer standing)
Local folklore says that the operating theatre had a pool of blood on the floor which could never be cleaned, no matter how hard the staff tried to remove it.
Portsmouth - Sally Port hotel
One of two hotels laying claim to Crabb spending his final night here, the Navy frogman is said to haunt the building. Crabb vanished while attempting to spy on a Soviet warship which docked at Portsmouth during the Cold War.
Portsmouth - Site of the White Garter public house
When the White Garter was pulled down, dozens of bodies were found under the building - it is thought that a landlady and a male 'friend' murdered and stole goods from many of their guests. The ghosts of the murdered people are restless and have been seen around the public house or felt as they pull the sheets off beds.
Portsmouth - St Agatha's church
While the church was used for storage, a rumour existed of a ghostly figure which haunted the site. More recently, a local legend speaks about ghostly nuns in the area, although there is nothing to suggest there was a nunnery here.
Portsmouth - St Ann's Church, Dockyard
Having worked in the building before many times without incident, a member of the chaplaincy team had two fleeting glances of a dark figure standing on the balcony, looking over the edge as if watching the witness. The figure was described as curious and unthreatening.
Portsmouth - St Mary's Hospital
A ghostly woman in a dressing gown was once said to wander the hospital looking for her baby, who had died of unknown complications.
Portsmouth - Theatre Royal
A brown coloured figure was once seen sitting in the empty theatre. A piano was recorded playing a single note in the building after closing time when all the doors had been closed and locked. Another story says an actor who cut his own throat here in the 1880's is said to remain earthbound.
Portsmouth - White Swan inn, Guildhall Walk
This unfortunate woman was murdered by her violent husband after he returned from sea.
Portsmouth - Wymering Manor
The oldest building in the city, Wymering Manor is said to be home to several apparitions and cold spots. The sounds of children whispering have also been reported, although one former resident went on record as saying the phantoms were 'quite nice and quite friendly'.