We only indicate the CLEAR facts and figures of each individual case and our conclusions.

Saturday, 18 November 2006

The Boot and Slipper, Wettenhall

This is a black and white 17th century building. It has now been extended. It was first know as The Boot and Slipper but was changed to The Royal Oak during the late 1870’s to 1880’s. It was then changed back to The Boot and Slipper. Before the extension, part of the pub was a house. Ray, an ex landlord use to live in the house while working in the pub with his family.

  • 2 men have been seen in the pub, both are thought to be ex landlords.
  • Cellar doors slams shut.
  • Doors open and close, staff names are called out. Noises heard in main bar early in the morning, when owner investigated, the empties bin had been moved and a bottle of scotch smashed on the floor.
  • Staff have seen a man sitting in the corner of the bar area.


Areas investigated:

  • main bar area and the cellar

Evidence collected:

  • Audibles 'murmuring'.
  • Door leading to the new dinning room locked itself.
  • EMF reading very high in the archway in the main bar.
  • Shuffling noises in the cellar.
  • Rapping's in the cellar.


Although witnesses have reported a large amount sighting in this pub, but although we experienced small amounts of activity we cant categorically say that the pub is haunted.

Saturday, 12 August 2006

Bell 'O' The Hill, Tushingam

This black and white Coaching Inn dates back (in part) from the 14th century.It lies near the highway that in 1668, the Harrison Gang (who were also highwaymen) used when they stole horses. A previous landlord had a pet duck and there is a vary famouse story which surrounds the ducks demise.

  • The ghost of a Cavalier and the pet duck have been reported.
  • Also the feeling of being watched.
  • Battery powered Christmas decorations have a life of their own.

Areas investigated
  • Main bar area and dinning room.

Evidence collected

  • Audibles, 'Hello' and 'Growl' both a male.
  • Batteries lost power


Once again a fantastic location, but we did not experience anything we could call 'Paranormal'

Wednesday, 26 July 2006

The White Lion, Barthomeley

The Inn dates from 1614. Prior to the 19th century this building was used as an office for John Crewe to collect rents and by clerk’s for the parish it was sometimes referred to as the Clerk’s Cottage. Across the road towards the Church steps there was also another Inn called The Punchbowl but this was demolished 1867. Inside the churchyard was also a school. The church was the site of a famous BARTHOMELY MASSACARE. On Christmas Day 1643 Royalists surrounded the church in the village, which was occupied by at least 12 Parliamentarians. The Cavalier soldiers set the building alight then stabbed or slit the throats as they ran out.

  • Figures have been seen in and outside of the building.
  • Objects move.
  • Doors slam shut.
  • Rapping's on the font door.
  • A large dog is said to haunt the lane close to the village hall (the old rectory drive)
  • A woman in white walks the church field.
  • Randle of Crewe is said to walk the third floor of the rectory until it was demolished.

Evidence collected
  • A couple of orb photo's
  • Possible photo of mist?


This is without a doubt an outstanding building, a great pub which has a fabulous history attached to it. Unfortunately on this occasion we did not experience anything 'paranormal'.

Wednesday, 22 March 2006

The Raven, Darnhall Nr Winsford

Located between Winsford and Church Minshall the pub was once a gamekeeper's lodge.


It is reported to have at least 8 ghosts, but the 2 who are most seen are both male and both called strangely enough ...TOM.

Old Tom haunts the main bar area and has been see sitting in a chair my the fireplace.
  • And then there is Young Tom who is a teenage boy who died in the stairs accending to the accomodation floor.


Ares investigated:

  • main bar areas
  • Function room at rear of property.

Most of the evening did not pruduce any activity whatsover. THEN the team decided to do one more session in the main bar which produced polterguise activity. The team positioned themselves at at able close to thefireplace. On calling out, the oweners dog started to bark frantically in the location of the door which gave access to the stairs. Something flew the air and hit the fireplace. On close inspection it was found to be a George v old penny dated 1926 (see image below).

Saturday, 11 March 2006

The Brighton Bell, Winsford

This pub was originally called the Railway Hotel but the property started its life as a farm. This location was the scene of a train crash in April 1948. A soldier realised that the train was not stopping at his designated stop, he pulled the communication cord, slowed the train down and jumped off. Meanwhile the City of Notingham locomotive was fast approaching and collided with the train. many injured passengers were given shelter in the pub and homes close by.


Staff have reported the feeling of being watched.
Glasses have moved across the bar on their own.


Areas investigated:

main bar area, dinning room and function room.

Evidence collected:
  • Chair fell off a bench.
  • Audible 'a growl' and a 'sigh'.
  • Rattling of bottles behind the bar.
  • Shadows seen along the bar wall.
  • Corridor to the kitchen had a negative feeling to it.

Considering the pub had been witness to this terrible train accident we did expect to get a little more activity Some of the finding could be accounted for natural phenomena.