SYMHC Classics: Accused by a Ghost!


“English Credulity or the Invisible Ghost” from “A Complete Contemporary History of the Cock Lane Ghost.” Wellcome Images/licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license

This 2012 episode is from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina. In the early 1760s, the so-called Cock Lane Ghost haunted a London home, communicating through knocks. The ghost accused her former partner of poisoning her. However, as more details emerged people wondered if the haunting was an act of earthly revenge.

You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/accused-by-a-ghost.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics