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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 apartment cinema have been, or how Jacky Fields, Caller Beck, Egton Village, Gallows shut and Cock Mill acquired their names, then A historical past of Whitby & its position Names might be of curiosity to you. This soaking up and well-researched booklet via neighborhood historian Colin Waters is stuffed with attention-grabbing evidence specified by a simple to learn A-Z structure and will simply as simply be dipped into or learn from conceal 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 e-book provides a brand new approach of the area's historic origins. learn the way French wartime prisoners have been used as neighborhood slave labour, how non secular frescoes have been misplaced to historical past simply because a neighborhood photographer didn't trap them on movie earlier than they have been destroyed, and the place Whitby's Roman and Viking settlers equipped their spiritual temples. Illustrated with either outdated and glossy pictures, this succinct advisor to previous Whitby and its position names will be at the bookshelf of each lover of neighborhood history.

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