Category: Local History

  • HIGHGATE CEMETERY / Catch-up & Extra Footage JEAN SIMMONS / Great Train Robbery

    HIGHGATE CEMETERY / Catch-up & Extra Footage JEAN SIMMONS / Great Train Robbery

    In this video, the first of many upcoming ‘debrief’ videos, we will be talking about our visit to Highgate Cemetery as well as including some extra pieces of footage that didn’t make it into the original video. We will also answer some of the questions our viewers left in the…

  • OWD CANKY the MIDDLETON GRAVE ROBBER

    OWD CANKY the MIDDLETON GRAVE ROBBER

    The legend of ‘OWD CANKY or William Lancashire if we are to use his real name, has been passed down throughout the generations. Tales of grave robbing and the illegal act of selling corpses was a common problem in Victorian-era cemeteries. They stole everything from rings and necklaces to the…

  • HIGHGATE CEMETERY / Catch-up & Extra Footage / Debrief!

    HIGHGATE CEMETERY / Catch-up & Extra Footage / Debrief!

    In this video, the first of many upcoming ‘debrief’ videos, we will be talking about our visit to Highgate Cemetery as well as including some extra pieces of footage that didn’t make it into the original video. We will also answer some of the questions our viewers left in the…

  • The Bizarre Story of Fair Ellen of Radcliffe

    The Bizarre Story of Fair Ellen of Radcliffe

    Deep within the annals of history lies a tale of intrigue, betrayal, and a haunting legacy. Welcome to the story of Fair Ellen of Radcliffe and a place where the echoes of the past reverberate through the ages. Where did the ballad originate and are there any truths to it?…

  • HIGHGATE CEMETERY – Famous Graves and Filming Location

    HIGHGATE CEMETERY – Famous Graves and Filming Location

    In this video, we travel to HIGHGATE CEMETERY and find the locations where TASTE THE BLOOD OF DRACULA and THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES were filmed. We also visit the graves of George Michael, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins as well as many others. You can check out Highgate Cemetery by visiting…

  • He Lived, Worked and Died here – JOE MEEK, the ‘TELSTAR MAN’

    He Lived, Worked and Died here – JOE MEEK, the ‘TELSTAR MAN’

    In this video, we were caught unaware as we never planned to visit the former home and work place of the legendary, JOE MEEK! This is where the iconic ‘Telstar’ instrumental track was born! It was also where the ghostly and haunting track, ‘Johnny, Remember Me’ was recorded. It was…

  • A Woodland Bimble, BUT, we were WARNED!

    A Woodland Bimble, BUT, we were WARNED!

    In this video, we blew off the cobwebs by taking a walk into the woodland of Hameldon Woods and to search for the now abandoned ‘Miste Farm’ which was gutted in 2020 when the building was ravaged by a devastating fire! This was a spur of the moment walk and…

  • WHERE THE ROSE IS SOWN : The Tragic Story of JACK BANKS, Darwen 1944

    WHERE THE ROSE IS SOWN : The Tragic Story of JACK BANKS, Darwen 1944

    In this video, we re-tell the tragic story of how a 15-year-old boy by the name of JACK BANKS left his home in Darwen to go and fight for his country. He lied about his age just so he could join the army! He was also the YOUNGEST soldier to…

  • And The WINNER Is .. Our ROME Giveaway Reveal!

    And The WINNER Is .. Our ROME Giveaway Reveal!

    Many thanks to everyone who participated in our recent giveaway. We have our winner and if that person can contact us via any of the links below, we will sort out delivery of your prize. Please contact us using any of the following : Website : https://www.daysofhorror.com Twitter : https://twitter.com/ourdaysofhorror…

  • Sites where JULIUS CAESAR was ASSASSINATED and CREMATED! / Rome 2023 visit

    Sites where JULIUS CAESAR was ASSASSINATED and CREMATED! / Rome 2023 visit

    In this video, we travel to the sites where JULIUS CAESAR was assassinated back in 44BC. It is thought that over 50 senators had planned to murder Caesar because they felt he was becoming all too powerful. 23 of those senators took part in his murder. We also visit the…

  • Verano Monumental Cemetery – COLUMBARIUM / CRYPTS and MORE! – Walkthrough | ROME

    Verano Monumental Cemetery – COLUMBARIUM / CRYPTS and MORE! – Walkthrough | ROME

    In this video, we walked over to ‘Cimitero del Verano’ or the Verano Monumental Cemetery, a area that has been a burial place for at least twenty centuries, as evidenced by the existence of a Roman necropolis: the catacombs of Santa Ciriaca. It owes the name Verano to the ancient…

  • Two Days in Rome – First Time Visit!

    Two Days in Rome – First Time Visit!

    In this video, we visited Rome for just TWO days, on the 27th and 28th December 2023. We went with a plan to record three videos. One is this, a vlog of sorts showcasing some of the architecture as well as visiting the Trevi Fountains and the Spanish Steps, and…