Everyone asks the same question, what happens to us after we die? In the search for conclusive proof of life after death, nothing can be better than a ghost caught on camera. Here is our Top 10 of the most famous ghost photos ever taken.
Number 10 - Newby Church Ghost Photo
This well known "ghost" photo was snapped by Reverend K. F. Lord at Newby Church in North Yorkshire, England in the 1960's. He claims he was merely taking a photo of the alter and didn't see anything unusual at the time, until the photograph was developed.
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Number 9 - Mrs Chinnery's Ghost Photo
This famous ghost photo was taken in 1958 when Mrs Mabel Chinnery was visiting the grave of her mother. After taking a few pictures of the grave, she took a picture of her husband who was waiting alone in the car. After the picture was developed, she automatically recognised the spirit of her mother in the backseat of the car a number of years after she had died.
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Number 8 - Wem Town Hall Ghost Photo
On November 19th, 1995, Wem Town Hall burned down to the ground. Tony O'Rahilly was one of the on-lookers who took photos of the scene. One photo showeded what looks like a small, partially transparent girl standing in the doorway.
Number 7 - Lord Combermere's Ghost Photo
Sybell Corbet took this photo of the magnificent Combermere Abbey Library in 1891. What looks to be a man's head and upper torso can be seen sitting in the chair. Many of the staff said that the image looked very much like the late lord Combermere.
Number 6 - The Corroboree Rock Spirit
In 1959 this famous ghost photo was taken by Reverend R.S. Blance at Corroboree Rock near Alice Springs, Australia. This photo has been around for many years and defies explanation to this day. It wouldn’t be difficult to fake this photo with modern photo manipulation software but it would have been nearly impossible to do so in 1959.
Number 5 - Freddy Jackson's Ghost Photo
Taken in 1919, this picture is a group portrait of Sir Victor Goddard's RAF squadron who had served in World War I aboard the HMS Daedalus. At the back of the airman, on the top row, fourth from the left, can be seen the face of a ghost.
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Number 4 - Bachelor's Grove Cemetery Ghost Photo
This photograph was taken during an investigation in Bachelor's Grove Cemetery on August 10, 1991. It clearly shows a young woman sitting on a tombstone with parts of her lower and upper body being somewhat transparent. Her clothes are also out-of-date for the period when the photo was taken.
Number 3 - The Tulip Staircase Ghost Photo
The Reverend Ralph Hardy, a retired clergyman from White Rock, British Columbia, took this now-famous photograph in 1966. He had intended merely to photograph the elegant spiral staircase in the Queen's House section of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England. Once developed the photo revealed a shrouded figure climbing up the staircase, seeming to hold the railing with both hands.
Number 2 - The Boothill Cemetery Ghost Photo
This photo was shot at Boothill Cemetery in Tombstone Arizona by Terry Clanton cousin of the legendary Clanton Gang who shot it out at the OK Corral with the Earps and Doc Holliday. If you look carefully at the thin person wearing a black hat in the background, he looks as if he is holding a knife. The person appears to have no legs or as if it is coming out of a grave.
Number 1 - The Brown Lady of Raynham Hall
Probably the most famous ghost picture of all time was taken by photographers Captain Provand and Indre Shira while shooting for Country Life magazinein 1936. The photograph appears to show a ghost, known as "the Brown Lady", descending a staircase at England's historic Raynham Hall.
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