My Account. Log In. Untag All Items. Treasure The Castle Spectre, - Item of 9. Select Comment Purchase Magnify. Historic Documents. Record Number Title Treasure The Castle Spectre, - It is unusual as it was printed and published by a Victorian family from their home at 'The Castle', 6 Mackie place, and later from 'The Galleries' on Skene Street West, and offers an insight into the lives of a middle-class family in Victorian Aberdeen.
The copy on display was gifted to the library by the editor, Alexander D Forbes in , and includes a handwritten letter to the City Librarian at the time.
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It not only contains amateur poetry, literature, and social and religious commentary, but also sheds a light on a forgotten and mysterious dwelling place in the heart of the city. As long as 'The Castle' at 6 Mackie Place existed it was built towards the end of the 18th or beginning of the 19th century, according to various reports it was described as being haunted. No accounts mention a specific ghost, but the eccentricities of the occupant and his young family helped to fuel the reputation for the Castle's hauntings.
In former days we were "desp'rate wicked".
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We dressed ourselves in white sheets, and popped out upon passers by, frightening them into fits. We used to scoop out the largest turnips?
We used to lie behind low walls and growl like bears, or caterwaul like cats, whenever any weakly-looking person was passing? In short, we were the terror of the neighbourhood. One of our treasures this month is a rare periodical known as The Castle Spectre.
The first issue of The Castle Spectre October 21, states: "We are the dwellers in that house in the neighbourhood of Skene Street known to the "oldest inhabitants" as the Haunted House, to younger inhabitants as the Castle, and to the Post Office as No. Document Type Periodical.
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