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A history of Whitby & its place names

Colin Waters

A history of Whitby & its place names

by Colin Waters

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Published by Amberley in Stroud .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographical Names,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHistory of Whitby and its place names
    StatementColin Waters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.W573 W38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25062686M
    ISBN 101445604299
    ISBN 109781445604299
    LC Control Number2011431253

    The bank was once much wider, and known for its tenements, accessed by wooden walkways. The square, sloping plot of land between the buildings was used for everything from garden plots to drying washing. • A History Of Whitby And Its Place Names by Colin Waters is published by Amberley, priced £ Boulby Bank in Victorian times.   A–Z of Whitby delves into the history of this Yorkshire coastal town, revealing interesting and significant moments. It highlights well-known landmarks, famous residents and digs beneath the surface to uncover some of the lesser-known facts about Whitby and its hidden gems.

    4. THE ABBEY OF WHITBY. While the history of the monastery of Streoneshalch, so intimately associated with the Abbess Hilda, forms an important chapter in the early history of Christianity in the north of England, that of the Benedictine house, which after a lapse of two centuries was founded on its site, is devoid of exceptional interest or importance. The Doomsday book provides evidence that place names of the district in and the names including Whitby, Stakesby, and Newholm, including the manner of Lofthouse, with the lands of Hinderwell, Boulby, Eastington, Guisborough and other areas. Most of the areas surrounding Whitby are mentioned in the Doomsday book, with some of these names.

    Page - Ministry; but, his studies being interrupted, he betook himself to teaching; and, about the year , he settled in Whitby as a teacher and landsurveyor. In addition to a thorough knowledge of mathematics, and of the Latin language, he had some acquaintance with the French ; and his school, which, by favour of Mr. Cholmley, he kept in the Toll-booth, or town-house, was for many Reviews: 1. Yorkshire is a historic county of England, centred on the county town of region was first occupied after the retreat of the ice age around BC. During the first millennium AD it was occupied by Romans, Angles and name comes from "Eborakon" (c. ) an old Brythonic name which probably derives from "Efor" or "the place of the yew-trees.".


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Buy A History of Whitby & Its Place Names by Colin Waters (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). With explanations of the origins of the town's street, village, and place names and how they are linked to people and events in Whitby's history (sometimes as far back as Roman and Viking times), this interesting book presents a new way of looking at the area's ancient : Amberley Publishing.

With explanations of the origins of the town's street, village, and place names and how they are linked to people and events in Whitby's history (sometimes as far back as Roman and Viking times), this interesting book presents a new way of looking at the area's ancient : Amberley Publishing.

With explanations of the origins of the town's street, village, and place names and how they are linked to people and events in Whitby's history (sometimes as far back as Roman and Viking times), this interesting book presents a new way of looking at the area's ancient origins. With explanations of the origins of the town's street, village, and place names and how they are linked to people and events in Whitby's history (sometimes as far back as Roman and Viking times), this interesting book presents a new way of looking at the area's ancient : A Brief History of Whitby.

The Reverend Bede tells us how Whitby became a place of importance. King Oswy who was a Christian defeated Pendla who was pagan and in thanks Oswy gave the land for a monastery to be built at Whitby.

It seems likely that Vikings stayed to live and farm here. In the Domesday Book the names of local landowners. A History of Whitby & Its Place Names If you've ever wondered where Cross Bar Lane, Banjo Cottage, the Blue Robin and the Bug House cinema were, or how Jacky Fields, Caller Beck, Egton Village, Gallows Close and Cock Mill got their names, then A History of Whitby &.

Whitby is a seaside town, port and civil parish in the Scarborough borough of North Yorkshire, ed on the east coast of Yorkshire at the mouth of the River Esk, Whitby has a maritime, mineral and tourist East Cliff is home to the ruins of Whitby Abbey, where Cædmon, the earliest recognised English poet, fishing port emerged during the Middle Ages Country: England.

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Go Search Today's Deals Christmas Shop Vouchers /5(2). Background. Throughout Whitby's early history, the town was a small collection of buildings clustered around the east cliff side of the present town, underneath the cliffs that held the church and abbey. The east side of the town developed as the fishing village, whereas the growth of the western side, was accelerated through the 18th and 19th centuries by the ship and boat building industries.

English: habitational name from the port in North Yorkshire named Whitby, from Old Norse hvítr ‘white’ or the personal name Hvíti + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’, or from a place of the same name in Cheshire, originally named with Old English hwit ‘white’ (i.e.

stone-built) + burh ‘manor house’, ‘fortified place’. Ruswarp railway station serves the village of Ruswarp in North Yorkshire, is located on the Esk Valley Line and is operated by Northern Trains who provide all of the station's passenger services.

The station is miles ( km) from Middlesbrough and miles ( km) from Whitby. It opened in Local authority: Scarborough. Shop for A History of Whitby and Its Place Names from WHSmith. Thousands of products are available to collect from store or if your order's over £20 we'll deliver for free.

Northumbria, Old English Northanhymbre, one of the most important kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England, lying north of the River its most flourishing period it extended from the Irish Sea to the North Sea, between two west–east lines formed in the north by the Ayrshire coast and the Firth of Forth and in the south by the River Ribble, or the Mersey, and the Humber.

A new book - A History of Whitby & Its Place Names by Colin Waters (Amberley, pounds ) - goes behind the street names and local landmarks to unearth more of the seaside town's history. This delightful photograph, like the others on this page today, comes from a new book – A History Of Whitby And Its Place Names – by Whitby born-and-bred social historian, author and.

Whitby Library, Whitby, North Yorkshire. likes 81 talking about this 59 were here. It supports so many housebound people with it book delivery service. Its a relaxing place to meet friends, its has many classes, education, mediation, relaxing, history ancestors but to name a few.

particularly excellent reference on Whitby's 5/5(2). The ancient seaport of Whitby, Yorkshire is a beautiful and picturesque natural harbour situated on England’s North East Coast.

It is essentially a town of two parts divided by the River Esk, and Whitby’s natural geographic situation has shaped both its historical and commercial past and continues to influence its culture to the present day.

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NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Whitby, and you must judge whether all or even any of them are variant names for the place. They may well include the names of other locations or areas: For cities, the associated administrative units will usually include parishes, especially ecclesiastical parishes, one of whose names is the name of the.

Whitby is well known today as a seaside resort and a picturesque place to visit, with its piers, boats, fine sands and, overlooking its tangle of red-roofed houses, the ruins of its Abbey in one of the most splendid settings in Britain for such romantic remains.

But few of its many visitors Pages: Whitby and it's Historical Roots. Whitby is prettily situated at the mouth of the River Esk, on the Yorkshire coast, and is about midway between the Humber and Tyne.

to Saxon times, the name Thordisa proves there was a temple to Thor, the god of Thunder, at Eastrow, two miles west of Whitby, and the history of the place is much more easily.