Whitby in old picture postcards

Whitby in old picture postcards

Auteur
:   Alan Pickup
Gemeente
:  
Provincie
:   Yorkshire, North
Land
:   United Kingdom
ISBN13
:   978-90-288-2437-9
Pagina's
:   80
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:   EUR 16.95 Incl BTW *

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49. The lifeboat crew at Whitby taken before 1911. Even as long ago as this the National Lifeboat Institution was established.

so. Captain Cook's House. He is perhaps the most famous of all Whitby's sons and as a result of his exploits exploring the South Seas, the town of Whitby still maintains official links with places the other wide of the wor1d including Tonga.

51. Barry's Yard, which is so typical of old Whitby, as it once was with tiered terraeed cottages perching on the steep hili sides. This card, dated about 1910, was issued free with 'Shurey's Publication'.

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52. The old cottages built in tiers on Bow1by Bank which have now been demolished. This card dates from about 1904 or 1905.

53. The original Wesley Chapel, opened by John Wes1ey hirnself on June 13th, 1788. It was originally approached through an alley with houses on either side, but R.E. Pannet bought the property and demolished it to open up the approach to the chapel.

54. The Whitby Gazette Office in Bridge Street before 1918. In common with so many other stationers shops of this time they operated a circulating library before the advent of the public libraries. They also claimed the largest stocks of picture postcards in Whitby!

ss. West Hili House, Whitby, one of many properties in Scarborough, Whitby and Hartlepools damaged by the she1ling of the German navy on December 16th, 1914.

56. Wounded Belgian so1diers being nursed at Whitby during the First Wor1d War. Many large properties were converted to hospitals for the care of wounded so1diers during this period.

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Ex-Germa '1l:bmarine U-9 in Whitby ~r.-Leugtb ~7 feet.

57. The ex-German submarine U 98 on display in Whitby Harbour. It was 247 feet in length.

58. Many ships have come aground in or around the coast near Whitby. This is the Is1e of Jona, aground at Whitby on December 7th, 1906. A crowd of folk are gathered by the lighthouse.

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