Historic Whitby

Here is a collection of Whitby postcards, mostly from around the
turn of the century, we hope you like them.

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Click on the pictures to see the full size images.

A Blustery Day.

The 199 Steps.

The Harbour, from Spion Kop.
The battle of Spion Kop took place in 1900 during the Boer War, on
a terraced hill where the British were heavily defeated. Many terraced areas at home, including Liverpool FC's Kop, were named in memory
of those who died in the conflict.


The SS Scarborough Arriving in Whitby.
You can learn more about the fleet of excursion steam ships based
in Scarborough, which began operations in 1836, by visiting the fascinating Simplon website.

Boarding The SS Scarborough. 

 More Historic Whitby postcards on
 page 2  and  page 3 

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