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Whitby Archives Heritage Centre

Whitby Whale bones on West Cliff

Whitby Archives Heritage Centre This heritage centre contains historic photographs and artifacts from Whitby and North Yorkshire area. It contains family and local history departments, an exhibition hall and also a heritage shop. They are holders of the entire collection of the regional newspaper “Whitby Gazette” and home to the original West Cliff historic whalebone […]

Whitby Swing Bridge

Swing Bridge in Whitby

Whitby Swing Bridge The River Esk has been crossed by bridges at this location for centuries. A grant made by King Edward III in 1351 allowed the collection of tolls for the maintenance of a bridge. By the mid 1550s the tolls averaged around £6 per annum (£2,033 as of 2015). In 1629 an agreement […]

Francis Meadow Sutcliffe

Frank Sutcliffe Lifeboatman

Francis Meadow (Frank) Sutcliffe (6 October 1853 – 31 May 1941) Frank Sutcliffe was an English pioneering photographic artist whose work presented an enduring record of life in the seaside town of Whitby, England, and surrounding areas, in the late Victorian era and early 20th century. He made a living as a portrait photographer, working […]

Whitby Railway Station

Outside the Railway Station in Whitby

Whitby Railway Station Whitby railway station serves the town of Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. It is the terminus of the Esk Valley Line, connecting with the North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Grosmont, and provides mainline running for NYMR trains during the summer months. The station is situated 35 miles (56 km) south east of […]

Robin Hood’s Bay and Fylingdales Museum Whitby

Ravenscar overlooking Robin Hoods Bay

Robin Hood’s Bay and Fylingdales Museum Whitby Address: Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO22 4TQ England, UK Telephone: 01723 383636 This museum is located near to the town of Whitby and carries an extensive collection of local history. There are many separate collections on display, each of which is focussed on a different element […]

RNLI Lifeboat Museum Whitby

Old lifeboat house

RNLI Lifeboat Museum Whitby The Town’s RNLI lifeboat museum, housed in a former Lifeboat Station which was briefly pressed back into use around 2006/2007 while the modern day lifeboat station over on the East side of town was demolished and a brand new Lifeboat station built on the site. Lifeboats crewed by the people of […]

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