Old Pictures Of Whitby

Old Pictures Of Whitby. Kindly donated to the site by Alan Heseltine, Sheila Marrison, J.G.Harston, Tom Brodrick (Reading Rooms Gallery), Ian Detute, Anthony Noble. We are sorry, but the images from this page are not for sale.

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20 Responses to "Old Pictures Of Whitby"

  1. Bassman  September 17, 2010 at 9:07 pm

    Sent you a few more Glenn

  2. David Heselton  April 1, 2011 at 1:01 pm

    OLD PHOTO ( unknown team ) – Just had a quick glance and I recognise one of the men, dressed in dark jacket with tie, on the left of the picture, middle row and looking away from the camera – he is most definately a “Hoggarth” and I am pretty sure its “Barney Hoggarth” – Barney farmed at Low Stakesby until the mid 1960s the farm was on the site of what is now Stakesby School.

    After compulsory purchase by the council, Barney moved to Hinderwell but continued using the pastures at Low Stakesby until about 1968, the men in the photograph are dressed for summer, some with trophies, my guess is possibly a Quoits team.

    • Annie Robson  July 8, 2011 at 7:42 am

      Hello David,

      What a fantastic set of photos! I’m particularly interested in the one of East Row, Sandsend. There is a cross on the photo above the house my Grandparents owned. Do you know any of the history of this photograph?

    • Brenda smith nee Hogarth  September 10, 2013 at 9:18 pm

      I think this photo I not of my father as he looks too old on it. It could be my grandfather or one of his brothers.

  3. Alan  April 1, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    hi David the old photo,s belonged to my late grandfather his name was Arthur Heseltine, he used to live in the north east saltburn area, if thats any help to you

  4. Terri Groves  March 4, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    some lovelly photos thank you

  5. clare johnston  March 11, 2012 at 6:28 pm

    Hi anyone got infro on jowsey’s and the harrisons

  6. Harold Locker  March 14, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    I do love some of these photos showing how the town has changed (both good and bad) over all these years. The one “Another Shot Of Khyber Pass At Whitby” reminds me of the large one in The Spa.

    Actually, that one on The Spa is a great one to send people to go and see when they make comment on the new pier lights and how they should look like what used to be there – because when you look at the photo you’ll see lamps that look pretty close to the new ones that were put up just before Christmas.

  7. admin  March 14, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    Theres also an excellent Sutcliffe one which shows the lights as they were many years ago. There’s one hung near the pool table at The Ship Inn (My fave pub).

  8. Harold Locker  March 14, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    And saying that, that picture is already there – the one “Spa Pavillion Whitby”

  9. peter anderson  March 17, 2012 at 7:59 pm

    well done glenn, what a fantastic collection of pitures

  10. john scripps  March 19, 2012 at 7:34 pm

    Great photo gallary, well done to all that have taken the time to sort out old photo’s.I have visited yorkshire many time’s and think it is a great county.

  11. admin  March 21, 2012 at 9:02 pm

    Yes a big thankyou to everyone who has contributed. But of course we would love to display more old photographs, so if you have some in the loft, please please please get them scanned in and email them across to us.

  12. Ade  April 26, 2012 at 12:45 am

    Great Photographs, thanks for taking the time to put them together.

  13. John Gwilliam  November 25, 2012 at 12:22 am

    During my travels in Cumbria i purchase a framed photograph of “dock End Whitby. It is similar to your photograph. it has a fishing boat 84 WY, 52WY and YW 518?. There is a warehouse to the left of the photograph name LLangdales.

    I would be interested in dating the photograph and I wonder if you can assist

    Best regards

    John Gwilliam

  14. barbara bell  June 7, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    Hi, has anyone got an old photograph of flintoffs gallery in whitby church street. My ancestors lived there but now it is a car park, i would love to see how it looked.

  15. Gary Walker  October 16, 2013 at 5:04 pm

    Hi.. anyone have a photo of Blenkey’s tobaconists, Flowergate please?

  16. john scripps  November 9, 2013 at 9:54 pm

    Wow even more great old photo’s, We have been to the 1940′s weekend at pickering many time’s and loved every day of it.

  17. joan mattock  May 26, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    Does anyone have any photos of information on the gunsite in ww2 on the east cliff

  18. Stephen Peoples  August 3, 2014 at 7:17 am

    Can anyone tell me where the Pier Portrait Rooms were? Possibly at the foot of Khyber Pass? In some pics on here the building that is now the toilets appears to have a glass roof.. is that right?


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