Sutton Bank’s Jane Doe

Today I went for a wonder outside of Whitby to see the beautiful views that surround Sutton Bank, whilst on the trail I began speaking with my partner about an unsolved murder I remembered reading about where the body had been found around these parts. Although Sutton Bank is a few miles from Whitby, I…

The Bride in The Oak Chest

A story that has been told countless times, even as an old Christmas favourite named the Mistletoe Bough . The story of the bride in the oak chest became so famous that it was even once mentioned in the famous horror series ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark‘, and it has been connected with…

Maggie of Whitby

Often referred to as ‘Mad Maggie‘ Maggie had a reputation around Whitby which left her feared by anyone who crossed her path. She lived alongside the Church Steps and children would often flee if they saw her outside her home. Even those who didn’t believe she was a witch would spend their days searching for witch…