The Wailing Widow is a female ghost from Kent. Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington was pleased to have her come all the way from Kent to attend his 500th Deathday Party on Oct. 31, 1992.
The Wailing Widow's name suggests she was married (and widowed) when she was alive.
This ghost seems to be an archetypal "White "Lady" ghost. This type of ghost, common in folk tales, wanders around wailing in mourning for a lost spouse or dead children (source: Wikipedia). -BB