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By Colin Waters

ISBN-10: 1445604299

ISBN-13: 9781445604299

If you have ever puzzled the place go 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 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 by way of neighborhood historian Colin Waters is filled with attention-grabbing evidence specified by a simple to learn A-Z structure 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 background (sometimes way back to Roman and Viking times), this fascinating publication provides a brand new means of the area's old origins. find out how French wartime prisoners have been used as neighborhood slave labour, how non secular frescoes have been misplaced to heritage simply because an area photographer didn't capture them on movie earlier than they have been destroyed, and the place Whitby's Roman and Viking settlers outfitted their non secular temples. Illustrated with either outdated and glossy pictures, this succinct consultant to previous Whitby and its position names could be at the bookshelf of each lover of neighborhood history.

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