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By Colin Waters

ISBN-10: 1445604299

ISBN-13: 9781445604299

If you have ever puzzled the place pass Bar Lane, Banjo Cottage, the Blue Robin and the malicious program condo cinema have been, or how Jacky Fields, Caller Beck, Egton Village, Gallows shut and Cock Mill obtained their names, then A historical past of Whitby & its position Names might be of curiosity to you. This soaking up and well-researched publication via neighborhood historian Colin Waters is filled with attention-grabbing evidence specified by a simple to learn A-Z layout and will simply as simply be dipped into or learn from hide to hide. With factors of the origins of the town's highway, village, and position names and the way they're associated with humans and occasions in Whitby's historical past (sometimes way back to Roman and Viking times), this attention-grabbing booklet offers a brand new manner of the area's historic origins. learn the way French wartime prisoners have been used as neighborhood slave labour, how spiritual frescoes have been misplaced to historical past simply because an area photographer didn't capture them on movie prior to they have been destroyed, and the place Whitby's Roman and Viking settlers outfitted their spiritual temples. Illustrated with either previous and glossy photographs, this succinct consultant to previous Whitby and its position names may be at the bookshelf of each lover of neighborhood history.

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