Robert James Lees

Born on 12th August 1849 in the bakers shop sandwiched between the Black Horse and the Queen’s Head public houses (the bakery and the Queen’s Head were owned by his father-in-law, Joseph Patch) in the small English town of Hinckley.Read more

Cora L.V. Richmond

Born Cora Linn Victoria Scott on 21st April 1840 and passed to spirit on 3rd January 1923. At the age of eleven her mediumship developed spontaneously, commencing with controlled writing delivering messages from family and friends.Read more

Alfred Kitson

Born in 1855 in West Yorkshire and passed to spit in 1934. Alfred Kitson was one of Spiritulism’s early pioneers.Read more

The Bangs Sisters

Known as the Bangs sisters, May and Lizzie were famous for their precipitated paintings. Produced in broad daylight, these pictures simply appeared on canvas.Read more

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on May 22nd 1859. A physician and writer, he is noted for his fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes.Read more

The Pioneer Journal

The Pioneer journal is a unique insight into the history of the Spiritualists’ National Union and its pioneers. Each edition is free and available to download here.Read more