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Halloween 2021: The Ghosts of Gloucester Prison
Episode 4231st October 2021 • The BackTracker History Show • The Backtracker
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HMP Gloucester has a long and chilling history with many of the executed criminals remains buried in the grounds of the prison. Some of the most infamous serial killers have been incarcerated within the walls of Gloucester Prison.

The prison formally closed on 31 March 2013 but the suffering and torment is deeply etched within the fabric of this foreboding location.

Join me as I dare to spend a night locked away on the prison grounds, searching for residents from the past.


This podcast has been specially edited from a Bradley Stoke Radio show in Bristol, England. 

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If you wish to donate and sponsor our endeavours to raise money for the Suicide Prevention Bristol charity, then go to our dedicated Justgiving page. This walk and the money raised is dedicated to Sara, who sadly passed away in March this year. Remember, if you feel low, there's always someone you can talk to and you are more important than you probably know.

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Special Thanks

A huge thanks to all at Haunted Happenings for their help in making this happen. It was a joy to meet such wonderful people and the experience was great.

I would also like to thank Paul Cowmeadow and Ed Francis of The Gloucester Paranormal Investigation Services (GPIS) for kindly answering my questions and sending in some of their work.


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