History

The History Of Whitby And Its Surrounding Area. Whitby Abbey, St Mary,s Church, Saint Hilda, Caedmon And Lots More…

The Sandsend Money Tree

The Sandsend Money Tree

A couple of years ago now I learnt of “The Sandsend Money Tree”. Two friends Karen Peacock and Maria Purvis had photographed it whilst out walking and shared the snaps with myself. I had meant to go look for myself way back then, but as always, other things took priority and time passed by, until […]

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey

The History Of Whitby – Whitby Abbey Set on a headland high over the popular seaside town, Whitby Abbey is the perfect choice for a great value day trip in Yorkshire. It’s easy to see how Bram Stoker was inspired by its gothic splendour when writing Dracula. This is one of the most atmospheric visitor […]

Illuminated Abbey (Whitby)

Illuminated Abbey (Whitby)

Illuminated Abbey (Whitby) A chance to see the Whitby Abbey Illuminated and aglow with coloured floodlights highlighting the magnificent ruin that inspired Bram Stoker. Coinciding with the Whitby Goth weekend, visitors are invited to walk within and around the ruins after dark and soak up the atmosphere. At various times throughout each evening, you will […]

RAF Fylingdales – BMEWS Photographs & Story

RAF  Fylingdales – BMEWS Photographs & Story

The History Of Whitby This Article, RAF  Fylingdales – BMEWS was first published on 13th Dec 2011 and  is dedicated to my late father George William (Bill) Kilpatrick of Whitby who passed away November 17th 2010. Whilst sorting through some of his belongings my mother came across a set of photographs of my dad working […]

Whitby By John Wright

Whitby By John Wright

It was a bright sunny day in May 1951. Although I was only three years of age, I have vivid recollections of that day. Many people tell me, at that age you only remember what your parents tell you, but we had lived in Sunderland for my first two and a half years and I […]

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