According to Coxe, Cranbrook was once home to Sir Richard Baker (1488–1558), an English politician who served as a Chancellor of the Exchequer. He was known as "Bloody" Baker due to his brutal persecution of protestants. Some townsfolk believed him to be a vampire.
Coxe states that he haunts Cranbrook, although no specific location is provided.
For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe.