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Stockwell Ghost

A supposed ghost that haunted the village of Stockwell, near London, in 1772. The real author of the strange noises was Anne Robinson, a servant. (See Cock Lane Ghost.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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