Tag: ghost folklore

The Pit of Ghosts: Exploring the Haunted Mines of Victorian Wales

Welsh miners of the nineteenth century held strong superstitions in supernatural elements, which they believed existed deep in the mines.

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Ghosts, Angels & Death Omens: The Seven Whistlers in Mining Folklore

On 21st September, 1874, after hearing the cries of the ‘Seven Whistlers’, miners employed in North Warwickshire refused to descend into the coal pits.

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Ghosts and Apparitions in Punch Cartoons

From figures of power to figures of fun, ghosts and apparitions changed dramatically in Punch cartoons over the course of two centuries.

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