Published on Monday 1 August 2011
YOUNG archaeologists from Blacko Primary School were looking to unearth some interesting pieces of history when they dug up their neighbour’s back garden.
Eight pupils along with teachers and members of Barrowford Archeological Group excavated an area of Malkin Tower Farm, Blacko, where they believe famed [...]Continue Reading →
Pen is a Celtic word for ‘hill’ or ‘peak’. The story goes that when the Anglo-Saxons invaded and began to settle in the north, they asked the local Britons what their hill was called and they were told ‘Pen’ – i.e. “it’s just a hill!” The incomers nodded and said, “Apparently, that’s Pen Hyll”, (adding [...]Continue Reading →
Genealogy Chat :
I am a researcher for a TV programme which will be reviewing the story of the Pendle Witches.
As a genealogist I have been asked to try and make contact with any living descendents of the Pendle Witches, with a view to them being interviewed by Mark Olly [...]
By M’Liss Hinshaw | Published Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The woman bumped into me and the first thing I noticed was the five-pointed pentagram on her necklace, a possible witch. I was in Salem, Massachusetts, home of the famous witch trials.
I walked to the Witch Trials Memorial and passed shops offering [...]Continue Reading →
We couldn’t resist sharing this incredible photo of “Pendle Hill looking East” in winter by Paul Downey on the TrigPoint website, although he didn’t exactly have a haunting experience or anything remotely paranormal. The photo itself is well worth a look. Bet you were wearing the thermals Paul! Let us know when you make another [...]Continue Reading →
Pendle Hill Paranormal Tours Logo
Fifty years ago, the actors, film crew and directors had recently left the area; “Whistle Down the Wind” was in the can. Excited school kids from Downham and Chatburn had acted alongside Hayley Mills, Alan Bates, and Bernard Lee. Worsaw Hill Farm at the foot of Pendle Hill had [...]Continue Reading →
edmontonjournal.com May 29, 2011
Which witches do you consider were the most notorious; Salem or Pendle Hill; 1692 or 1612; USA or UK?
Please let us have your comments in the box below this blog.
Get a load of this, ghost hunters:-
“Salem, Massachusetts is back in the news for paranormal reasons 319 years after [...]Continue Reading →
Whilst visiting Clitheroe market the other day I stopped to look at the work of an artist named Harry. Harry regularly stands the market and his paintings are proving popular with the people of the town. Most of Harry’s pictures feature Pendle Hill somewhere in the composition. Then again, why should they not for Pendle [...]Continue Reading →
‘Pendle Hill from Downham’ by Steve Liptrot (click on this link to view picture)
This picture of Pendle Hill (not a pendle witch in sight) is the daytime equivalent of A Haunting Experience’s spooky night-time pic “Pendle Hill from Downham churchyard” (below).
How do you think they compare? Please post your comments [...]Continue Reading →