Download e-book for iPad: A History of Whitby & Its Place Names by Colin Waters

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 computer virus condo cinema have been, or how Jacky Fields, Caller Beck, Egton Village, Gallows shut and Cock Mill received their names, then A historical past of Whitby & its position Names may be of curiosity to you. This soaking up and well-researched publication by means of neighborhood historian Colin Waters is stuffed with interesting proof specified by a simple to learn A-Z structure and will simply as simply be dipped into or learn from conceal to hide. With reasons of the origins of the town's road, village, and position names and the way they're associated with humans and occasions in Whitby's heritage (sometimes way back to Roman and Viking times), this fascinating ebook provides a brand new manner of the area's historical origins. learn the way French wartime prisoners have been used as neighborhood slave labour, how non secular frescoes have been misplaced to background simply because a neighborhood photographer did not trap them on movie earlier than they have been destroyed, and the place Whitby's Roman and Viking settlers outfitted their spiritual temples. Illustrated with either previous and glossy pictures, this succinct advisor to outdated Whitby and its position names may be at the bookshelf of each lover of neighborhood history.

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