From eyewitness accounts of unexplained sightings to the search for evidence of ghosts, this book features over fifty chilling tales of ghostly encounters from around Wearside. Featuring the ghostly nuns of Franklin Street, a headless horseman in Newcastle Road, and the phantoms who haunt the Royal Infirmary, Haunted Wearside is guaranteed to make your blood run cold. Richly illustrated and drawing on historical and contemporary sources, this collection will delight everyone interested in the paranormal.
Darren W. Ritson is a civil servant and author who has studied the ghosts and legends of Wearside for over twenty years. He is a member of the Incorporated Society of Psychical Research and regularly contributes articles to "Paranormal Magazine," amongst others. His previously published works include "The South Shields Poltergeist" and "Haunted Newcastle."