How to Exorcise a Ghost

  • 29 Oct 2021
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The Rev. W.H. Shawcross of Bretforton gave this recipe;

'Lay 1/2lb brimstone in iron dish, supported by a pair of tongs over a bucket of water, the fireplace and all openings to be closed, a shovelful of burning coal put on the brimstone, the door quickly closed and the room kept closed for six hours. This is one of the best ways of laying a ghost'.