My late, first wife's family were from
I have a good collection of books about the area, many copies of old photos and postcards, and some census and other genealogical data. I am prepared to look up information. Please e-mail me.
For a list of the books I have click here.
For a list of genealogical data click here.
For a list of the families I am interested in click here.
To see a Family Tree of my late wife's
Amongst the families connected to my wife's family were the STORMs of Robin Hoods Bay. Roy Storm, a distant cousin, has an excellent website which includes the Storm family pedigree and a transcript of the 19th Journal of Captain Jacob Storm.Click here to go to Roy's STORM family website.
There is also a new mailing list for those with
Steve Whitaker has transcribed the 1837 Whitby Valuation Lists
I also have a
general interest in
Mariners or wives of Masters in the 1851 Census for
An Index to Master Mariners born at Whitby or Robin Hood's Bay & listed in Lloyd's Captains Register 1869, with their certificate details
A contemporary account of the saving of the crew of the Whitby ship "Monkshaven" owned by Smales of Whitby on passage from Swansea to Valparaiso in 1876
An excellent site
for Whaling history, which includes some
MUSTER ROLLS FOR WHITBY SHIPS 18th - early 19th Centuries -
Muster rolls for the ship "Volunteer" of Whitby
Muster rolls for several 18th & 19th Century Whitby ships
EXTRACTS FROM THE TIMES NEWSPAPER RELATING TO WHITBY (Mostly shipping related)- NEW
Extracts from The Times relating to Whitby - Contents Page
Extracts from The Times relating to Whitby Shipping 1785 to 1789
Extracts from The Times relating to Whitby Shipping 1790 to 1799
Extracts from The Times relating to Whitby Shipping 1800 to 1829
Extracts from The Times relating to Whitby Shipping 1830 to 1835
There were strong
On my Maritime
website, too, is a searchable database of Ships in Port in 1881. This will
eventually cover the whole of
SHIPS IN PORT IN ENGLAND & WALES 1881
EXTRACTS FROM A DIARY OF NORTH EAST SHIPPING EVENTS c.1200 - 1870
Some extracts from a book on North East shipping transcribed by Yvonne Leck
SOME SHIPPING DISASTERS IN THE WHITBY AREA
A couple of
stories of disasters off
A LIST OF THE WHITBY RESIDENTS WHO RECEIVED MEDAL AWARDS FROM THE ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION 1830 TO 1996
is the Jet Industry in
Go to a list of Whitby Jet Workers in 1851
Go to a list of Whitby Jet Workers in 1899
Yet another interest
is in the Catholic families of
I have copies of
the Catholic Registers for St.Hilda's,
A List of some Yorkshire Catholics from the 1730s & 1740 transcribed by Mike Foster
Whilst on the subject of Religion, the following is a very useful site on Yorkshire Quakers - University of Hull Yorkshire Quaker Heritage
Births, Marriages and Deaths from the Malton Messenger - Transcripts by Andrew Sefton
These very useful transcripts
give information on events relating to people from various parts of North
MALTON HISTORY - An excellent site on Malton which includes some transcripts from other Malton newspapers as well as information on other aspects of the town. Well worth looking at if you have Malton connections.
BAKER'S CHRONOLOGY - Transcripts by Jenny Buckle
Useful transcripts giving information on events in Malton, Norton and the surrounding area.
The Whitby Guide, your online guide for Whitby Accommodation, Whitby Bed and Breakfast and Whitby Hotels
Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society
Hearts of Oak - A study of Recussancy in
Hoggarth Homepage - Lots of references to the Hoggarth surname in
Dave King's Yorkshire Probates etc - Transcripts of Wills relating to the Hamilton, Hoult, Porritt & Prissick surnames, but with references within them to many other surnames
Geoff's excellent Whitby site with sections on lifeboats, whaling, Captain Cook, Dracula etc.
Yorkshire Births, Marriages & Deaths
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