Mysterylights Group Message 0401

Subject: Re: Croxteth, Liverpool, UK Earth Light
From: "david clarke" <david@...>
Date: 8 Apr 2006 10:35

Sean asked:
> Speaking of Burton Dassett, have there been many sightings there since
> the '20s? I realise it may be hard to gauge quantitatively, but I
> notice that the Leamington, Warwick, Kenilworth & District Morning
> News (via Devereux, 1989, p.82) reported that the light had "been seen
> over the Burton Hills in damp weather for over ninety years"--that
> being said in 1924.
As far as I know nothing has been seen since the '20s, but there
was a well-publicised UFO flap in the Banbury/Burton hills
area circa 1970-71. One of the sightings, reported in Flying
Saucer Review at the time, involved 'balls of light' seen in a
nearby hamlet whose descriptions resembled those from the

The newscutting you refer to is one of a number from the
era 1923-24 containing references to sightings in and 
around the hills dating back to the early 19th century.

With regards to my original booklet, Spooklights, this is
out of print but I have the text available in Word, with a
new introduction. If anyone would like this as an
attachment please contact me off-list.

Dave Clarke

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