19 September 2022
Junction of Longwall Street and Holywell Street, Oxford
The gallows that once stood on this site saw the brutal executions of the 1589 Catholic martyrs among others.
7 June 2022
Antiques @ the George, High Street, Burford
The ghosts of the notorious criminals Tom and Harry Dunsdon are said to still haunt this Burford pub over two centuries after their executions.
14 August 2021
Beaumont Street, Oxford
In 1318 John Deydras made an extraordinary claim: he had been swapped with Edward II as a baby and was the true heir to the English throne!
11 June 2021
In May 1952 Oliver Butler strangled Rose Meadows. He told police she was obsessed with death and had egged him on to killer her. Was he telling the truth?
23 April 2021
The Old Gaol, Bridge Street, Abingdon-on-Thames
An 8 year-old boy hanged in 1629 could be the cause of the hauntings reported at the Old Gaol in Abingdon.
13 April 2021
On an early morning in February 1887, a couple in Headington were awoken by the cry 'Missus! Missus! My mother's dead! He's killed her with a hammer!'
10 April 2021
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
The troubled marriage of Joseph and Henrietta Walker ended in murder in 1887.
3 April 2021
Hampton House, The Green, Cassington
A broken love affair ended in tragedy when the wayward Harry Rowles murdered Mary Hanna Allen at her home in Cassington in December 1877.
1 April 2021
Castle Yard, New Street, Oxford
Execution by hanging in the 17th Century was often a messy and imprecise business, but rarely so much as in the failed hanging of Anne Greene in 1650.
30 March 2021
Williamscot, near Banbury
In January 1852 a young Italian immigrant told authorities in Banbury that robbers had killed his uncle. However, the truth was very different...
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