Memories of Whitby

The Peart Family.

This is the Peart family. Amelia the eldest aged 17 holds her baby brother George. Next to her on the rock is Robert Leadley Peart and at her side is Robert's twin Matthew. Next to ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitby by Claire Allen

Power Boats

The wooden clinker built boat, painted white in the lower right of the picture, was one of a pair of fast boats that the late Arthur Shippey and Tom Louis ran from coffee house end steps. ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitby by Jim Evans

Ellisons Yard Baxtergate Whitby

I have been looking for Ellisons Yard in Baxtergate, the birth place of my grandmother, Mary Jane Boyes. I have been left Whitby for some 45 years now and have started ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitby by Philip Kitson

Whitby Harbour And Captain Cooks Museum

I remember going to Captain Cooks Museum that year. I don't quite remember the walk up the hill. We went through the quaint little museum. Its at that point, I ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitby by Evelyn Jepson

Dock End

In the above picture, the two cobles in the background are Jean (right) and Valerie (the smaller one), and the one with a man on the foredeck is Enterprise WY.47 my Dad's coble, and that is Dad ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitby by Bob Allen

The Peart Twins.

The children are twin boys. Matthew Peart on the left and Robert Peart on the right. Robert was drowned at the age of twenty when he was swept overboard near St Petersburg on 19 July 1908.

A memory of Whitby

John Braithwaite Tailor

My great-grandfather had a tailoring business in the mid 1800s. I am trying to find out more details of where the family originated from. I found out that in an 1890 directory of Whitby there was a Tom Braithwaite, tailor, in Church Street or Grape Lane. Maybe a relative?

A memory of Whitby by Lorna Davis

Trenchers Restaraunt

On Saturday evening, I set off for Whitby on the bus and arrived there for 6;30 pm. On arriving, I thought of asking the bus driver what was the last bus back to Middlsbro, but then ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitby by Roland Mitchell

Penzance Promenade

I have such happy memories of my early years when as a schoolboy I along with many of my friends walked up and down the Promenade at Penzance of a Sunday evening in pursuit of girls. ...Read full memory

A memory of Whitby by Herbert Cain

The Pearts

The little girl is my grandmother Jane Peart born 18 September 1884. Her nickname was Ginny. Her daughter, my late Auntie was called Jennie. Beside her is my great uncle, Robert Leadley Peart who drowned at St Petersburg on 19 July 1908 aged 20 years.

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