Richard Jones
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Richard Jones is the author of the best selling books Walking Haunted London; Haunted Britain and Ireland; Myths and Legends of Britain and Ireland; Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland; Walking Dickensian London; Haunted Inns of Britain and Ireland; Haunted London; Haunted Houses of Britain and Ireland; Mystical Britain and Ireland; Uncovering Jack the Ripper's London; and Jack the Ripper:- The Casebook.

He has also written guides to Oxford, Cambridge, York, Edinburgh, Chester, Bath, Stratford Dublin, the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula on the west coast of Ireland.

He has conducted on the spot research at over 3,000 Haunted places and is well versed in paranormal history.

He was chosen to spearhead the Mayor of London's "Awe and Gore Week", for which he selected the top 13 haunted sites in the capital. He was subsequently featured on numerous radio programmes discussing the ghosts and history of London.

From 2003 to 2005 he appeared regularly as one of the historians on Living TV's hugely successful Most Haunted Live for which he investigated locations and subjects as diverse as Dick Turpin, William Shakespeare and Stratford, and Matthew Hopkins the so-called Witch-finder General.

In 2005 he appeared coast to coast in the United States on the Discovery Channel's Conquerors talking about the Norman Conquest.

Other television credits include Ghost Towns for Living TV; Vic Reeves Investigates Jack the Ripper for Sky One; and Giants:- Friend or Foe for the Discovery Channel, and Michaela Strachan on Michaela Strachan's Great British Ghosts for which he took Michaela and the viewers on a tour of Supernatural London.

A ruined haunted house.