Thackray Medical Museum - The Ghost Book
Come and discover the history and hauntings of Thackray Medical Museum in Yorkshire. Read chilling tales of spooky encounters and book yourself on a ghost hunt, if you dare......
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Thackray Medical Museum

Thackray Medical Museum Ghosts
LOCATION INFORMATION

LOCATION: Leeds, Yorkshire, UK

DATE BUILT: 1861 

GRADE LISTED: Grade II

RUINED: No.

ORIGINAL PURPOSE: A workhouse. 

OTHER USES: As social care improved, the need for workhouses declined. During World War I, armed services personnel were treated at Thackray in what was then called the East Leeds War Hospital. In 1925, the building became St James’ Hospital. 50 years later, the building was no longer suitable for modern medicine, and as the building was listed, it couldn’t be demolished. It became Thackray Medical Museum in 1997.

PREVIOUS BUILDINGS ON SITE: Unknown. 

HISTORY

INTERESTING FACTS: The museum holds over 50,000 objects from medical history, dating from Roman times.

CLAIM TO FAME: The museum has received numerous awards including Museum Of The Year in 1998. 

GRIZZLY HISTORY: Mary Bateman, known as ‘The Yorkshire Witch’ was executed in 1809 for fraud and murder. Her skeleton is now displayed in the museum.  

DEATHS: Unknown.

HAUNTINGS

RESIDENT GHOSTS: 

• A man in a white coat. 

• A ‘Grey Lady’ in 19th Century clothing.

TIMESPAN OF HAUNTINGS: Unknown.

REPORTED PARANORMAL ACTIVITY:

Audible: Whining noises heard. Whistling heard. 

Visual: Full bodied apparitions. Shadows of people seen. 

Intelligent:

Sensory: People report being touched by unseen hands. Unexplained temperature changes.

Poltergeist: Various poltergeist activity recorded. 

Technological: Clear EVPs recorded. 

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THACKRAY MEDICAL MUSEUM GHOST HUNTS

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PHOTOS & VIDEOS OF INTEREST
EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS

Have you experienced paranormal activity at Thackray Medical Museum?

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GHOST HUNTS AVAILABLE: Yes

CURB APPEAL: 

FOOD & DRINK SERVED: Yes 

ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE: No 

THACKRAY MEDICAL MUSEUM 

141 Beckett Street,

Leeds

Yorkshire

LS9 7LN

UK