Ghostly voices from a family celebrating Christmas together during the First World War have been heard for the first time in nearly a century.

Eight phonograph cyclinders, made of beeswax and soap, feature the Smith family from Salisbury in Wiltshire singing carols and sicussing 'daddy being away at war.'

'Even more astonishing is the realisation that the older people could have been born as far back as 1850.'

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