Here’s a list of documented observations.
This list is for Warminster and its surrounding area only.

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Encounter – undated

In September 1699. – UK  Beings suddenly appeared in the room, slits for mouths, black eyes like cats, 3.5-4′ tall. Paralysis. Waves of light scanned her. No message or communication.

2 September 1786 – UK  An unidentified object was sighted, but with appearance and behaviour that most likely would have a conventional explanation. One object was observed.

19 January 1793 Noon – UK  An unidentified but otherwise conventional object was sighted. One object was observed in foggy weather by a male witness.

29 September 1870 – UK –   An unidentified object was sighted by multiple independent witnesses, but with appearance and behaviour that most likely would have a conventional explanation. One object was observed.

12 October 1870 – Bristol, UK –   An unidentified object was sighted, but with appearance and behaviour that most likely would have a conventional explanation. One object was observed by one witness (Denning).

20th Century Night – Warminster, UK –   An unusual object was sighted, that had unconventional appearance and performance. One object was observed by two witnesses, a married couple (Paget).

5 January 1919 20:00 – Netheravon, UK –   Nocturnal lights were reported.

In December 1930 Night – Salisbury, UK –   An object was sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. One object was observed by one witness (Stoneham).

In May 1943 Night – Ludham Raf Base, UK –   Walking back to RAF camp, encountered man with device on chest that made greenish glow. 20-30m away stood UFO, “alight in colours.”

In 1952 Evening – Swindon, UK –   A flying disc was observed. One disc, larger than a star, was observed by two witnesses.

20 January 1953 10:00 – Trowbridge, UK –   Fog, mist. Postman watches thick fog, brilliant saucer overhead, beams of light entire neighbourhood.

In August 1953 – Bath, UK –   An unidentified but otherwise conventional object was sighted. An object which flew in a straight line across the sky was reported (Cutler).

In August 1954 – Calne, UK –   Flying discs were observed. Many discs were observed by a male witness.

26 August 1954 18:30 – Bath, UK –   A flying disc was observed. One disc was observed by several witnesses.

24 March 1956 19:00 – Swindon, UK –   One object was observed by one female witness (Goldsmith).

17 January 1957 23:00 – Chippenham, UK –   A flying disc was observed. One disc was observed by two witnesses (Todd).

24 January 1957 Around 1100 – Chippenham, UK –   An unidentified but otherwise conventional object was sighted. One object was observed by two experienced witnesses for 18 seconds (Todd).

In late January 1957 – Chippenham, UK –   Hovered.

11 November 1960 Evening – Warminster, UK –   Blinding bright orb descends, nearly lands, takes off rapidly to the north.

11 November 1960 23:00 – Warminster, UK –   A blinding object that left a trail of sparks

12 November 1960 08:00 – Keynsham, UK –   Unidentified objects were sighted, but with appearance and behaviour that most likely would have a conventional explanation. Two objects, the size of the moon, were observed by one female witness for over one minute (Dewey; Iles; Mann).

21 December 1960 17:30 – Wiltshire, UK –   An object was observed. Physiological effects were noted. One object was observed in foggy weather by one male witness on a farm for a few minutes. A noise was heard.


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