Psychic Research

A Patting Round the Bed: A Persistent Apparition

The frequent appearance of a “dead” woman to her sister and other persons, including a clergyman, over the course of several years. The ghost was also remarkably physical, dragging her child out of bed and shoving her former husband into the street.

The Spirit Stalker of Emma Hardinge Britten

Spiritualist Emma Hardinge Britten tells of a terrifying phantom stalker who could apparently project himself through time and space.

An Indignant Anne Boleyn Defends Her Honor from Beyond the Grave

A British clairvoyant, who communicated with four out of Henry VIII’s wives, post-mortem, tells of a visit from a very indignant Anne Boleyn.

Mothered by a Ghost: Patience Worth’s Daughter

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and as I am nothing if not topical, today we look at a a strange case of spiritual motherhood: the mother-daughter duo–or perhaps trio: Pearl Curran, her daughter Patience, and the “ghostly mother,” Patience Worth.

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