Tag: Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a coastal port city, in Hampshire, in the south-east of England.

Why was Arthur Conan Doyle a spiritualist?

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MATT WINGETT explores the Spiritualist beliefs of Arthur Conan Doyle, relating the extraordinary account of his encounter with his deceased son, Kingsley.

Wymering Manor Ghosts are friendly, says former resident

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DAVID SCANLAN says he knows the ghosts of Wymering Manor in Portsmouth are a friendly lot because he used to live there!

Sherlock Holmes and the Spirit World

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MATT WINGETT tells us how a small seaside town influenced Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his greatest creation - Sherlock Holmes

How Hypnosis Helped Me to See a Ghost

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MATT WINGETT tells how he used hypnosis and visions of long-dead WW2 servicemen to inspire his latest ghost novel.

Helen Duncan, the fate of Britain’s last jailed witch

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Helen Duncan (1897-1956) was the last person to be imprisoned under the British Witchcraft Act 1735. We looked at how this happened...

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