I found the following in The Haunted Homes and Family Traditions of Great Britain by John H. Ingram (1897):
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I’ve enjoyed Tom Slemen’s Haunted Liverpool books which feature all manner of paranormal tales from an early age. I’ve lost count how many have been published to date….15 perhaps? However, as the series has progressed I’ve increasingly found the stories to become far fetched and less believable. Has anyone with knowledge of these books found this? Still, on the whole a great read.
This happened in April 2006, and I’ve only just remembered it.
Jack Hallam in Ghosts of the North mentions that a large headless hound terrified the countryside between Milnthorpe and Beetham.
Jack Hallam in Ghosts of the North briefly mentions that Eggholm near Kendal was said to be haunted by a large headless dog.
Phantom footsteps and knocks on doors were reported one evening in the offices of the now defunct Carlisle Journal newspaper (where Marks & Spencer now stand).
This hotel near Carlisle, is reputed to be haunted by a ghost known as ‘Lady Jane’. Glasses have been reported to have slid off the bar to the floor and smashed. The sound of laughter from empty rooms has also been heard.
The Liverpool Playhouse on Williamson Square is said to be haunted by a cleaning lady who was killed when a curtain fell and broke her neck as she was knocked into the pit. She is said to haunt th ebalcony and seat 45.
St Catherines Chapel (Lydiate Abbey) – Sounds of ghostly babies crying and screaming are said to haunt Lydiate Abbey. There is a tunnel legend between the abbey and nearby Hall used Catholic Priests to escape persecution.