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Picturesque Harbours Photographic Memories

Picturesque Harbours Photographic Memories

The photo 'Whitby, the Harbour 1885' appears in this book

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Caption for Whitby, The Harbour 1885: Disturbed water at the cliff base indicates the power and force of the seas as they surge into the bay and crash against the beach. Calm water contrasts with turbulence as it flows into the creek. Something possibly washed in with the tide has attracted the attention of a man, stooping in concentration on the water’s edge.

An extract from Picturesque Harbours Photographic Memories.

Memories of Whitby

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 guess when my father and mother lingered to see more of the museum, and me and my siblings wandered out and back down to our camper. I (...Read full memory)

The shop on the left belonged to my Great Aunts Jinny (Jane) and Polly (Mary) Hoggarth. It is No 53 Baxtergate, Whitby and on another photo we have seen looking from Wellington Road over the top of the shop it says Newsagents, but no actual name. They previously ran a shop at 16 Bridge Street. They (...Read full memory)

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 Matthew is Jane (known as Ginny) and then Tom. Ginny was born 18th September 1884 and was six years old in this photograph. Robert (on the (...Read full memory)

Wonderful Experience spent my sixteenth birthday at the school, Memories fade, I believe my house master was a Mr Morrell? My badge was all blue, I had to go to his room for my assessment sat in front of a blazing log fire. We had a lecture by I believe a famous mountaineer (the 1st Ascent of the Mustagh Tower!!?) one of the (...Read full memory)

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