Dorset Family History

Ghost Story – The Restless Spirit of Thomas Baker of Melbury Bubb

In 1694, along, what is now known as murderers lane – Thomas Baker of Melbury Bubb my ancestor twice (maternal and paternal) was murdered by two robbers. Thomas died where he fell. His restless soul still haunts the lane where he died. This story is a Dorset favourite and one of the county’s best known. …

Arsenic

13 Terrifying True Stories For Halloween | Story Three | Arsenic Welcome to the third of our 13 terrifying stories for Halloween, today we are going to take a deep dive into the murder of Mary Hounsell, wife of a cattle-doctor and victim of infatuation and love. This is a true story, and makes up …

Murder on Bubb Down Hill

Roger Guttridge tells the story behind Murderers’ Lane and its sequels Published on February ’20 Below is a link to the article written by Roger Gutteridge, and published in the Dorset Life Magazine Murder on Bubb Down Hill Stephen and Yhana is the official You Tube channel for the author’s blogs and websites (Stephen Robert …