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Secret Whitby By Ian Thompson

Secret Whitby by Ian Thompson

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Summary

Explore Whitby's secret history through a fascinating selection of stories, facts and photographs.

Secret Whitby Summary

Secret Whitby by Ian Thompson

Whitby is a beautiful fishing town on the North Yorkshire coast, best known for its fish and chip restaurants and its connections with the world's most famous vampire - Dracula. But, did you know that Whitby has more secrets locked away among the narrow streets and beneath the tall cliffs? Why are Easter celebrations a result of a meeting in Whitby? What Whitby innovation kept people safe at sea until the invention of radar? Who or what is buried in the mysterious grave with the skulls and crossbones? And what secrets lurk beneath the waves off its coast? In Secret Whitby you'll find the answers to these questions, and many more revelations that will surprise you and keep you guessing with every turn of the page.

About Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson is a collector of local legends and part-time historian. He has been coming to Whitby for longer than he can remember, returning to his mother's hometown year after year. He is the author of "Dracula's Whitby" and co-author if two other books about Whitby history and folklore. He has also co-written three other local history books about Lancashire. In addition to writing, Ian's hobbies include: infra-red photography, painting, and dressage. He is based in Southport. Burnley resident Roger Frost is a retired teacher and a Burnley Borough Councillor. Once the Mayor of the town he is now Chairman of the Burnley Civic Society, President of the Briercliffe Society and Vice President of the Burnley & District Historical Society. Roger writes the regular history column 'Peek into the Past' for the Burnley Express, he has written over 740 articles, and he also has a number of local history books to his name, many with his co-author Ian Thompson.

Additional information

GOR009764164
9781445652511
144565251X
Secret Whitby by Ian Thompson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Amberley Publishing
2016-03-15
96
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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