Whitby Then & Now

Whitby Then & Now

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When Queen Victoria came to the throne, Whitby was little changed from the days when Captain Cook sailed from its port. Since that time thousands of visitors have flocked to the town to soak up its ancient atmosphere and experience its unique charm for themselves. In this fascinating volume, social historian Colin Waters has carefully selected a wide variety of captivating archive images, ranging from scenes of old narrow streets and local people to nostalgic harbour views and the town's majestic abbey. Each old picture is complimented with a modern colour photograph and a detailed caption providing fascinating insights into the history of this charming town. This absorbing book will be of interest to all lovers of nostalgia and a welcome addition to the bookshelf of every lover of Whitby and its historic past.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 170.18 x 241.3 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0752463152
  • 9780752463155
  • 691,789

About Colin Waters

Colin Waters is a writer, researcher, and social historian and has contributed to radio, television, newspaper, and national magazines. He is the founder and former director and president of Whitby Archives & Heritage Centre.show more