is certainly amongst the most publicized haunted places in England. Every type
of haunting imaginable has been reported there by thousands of witnesses
throughout the last century.
nun-like apparition has been seen many times which is believed to be the ghost
of Marie Lairre, a woman murdered by a member of the Waldgrave family who
lived at Borley for centuries. She was often seen near to the Rectory
accompanied by a coach drawn by headless horses. A well-known psychic
investigator, Harry Price, was brought in to record the disturbances, which
resulted in the Rectory becoming even more famous.
1937, Price leased the newly abandoned rectory for a year and began to examine
the continuing phenomena. A team of 40 investigators recorded such occurrences
as violently moving objects, severe temperature changes and strange noises and
eleven months after a spirit predicted the burning of Borley Rectory during a
sťance, a lamp appeared to 'knock itself over', and the building burst into