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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)
17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)
17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London
17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.
The Screaming Spectre
The screaming ghost of a murdered girl haunts here.
Location: Farringdon Station
Description: A 13 year old trainee hat maker, Anne Naylor was murdered in 1758 by her trainer and the trainer's daughter. People claim to hear her cries echoing down Farringdon Station. She has been nicknamed The Screaming Spectre.
Tagged in this Tour: Dark London
Tagged in this Tour: Scary walk
Tagged in this Tour: The Scariest Tour in London
Tagged in this Tour: Gruesome London Halloween Tour