Whitby: An Extraordinary Town by Rosalin Barker

Whitby: An Extraordinary Town

byRosalin Barker

Kobo ebook | September 29, 2015

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Rosalin Barker's history of Whitby traces the story of the town from its beginnings in the middle ages, through its heyday as one of England's leading ports to the present day. It is fully illustrated, featuring the photographs of Frank Meadow Sutcliffe.

Born in Scotland, Rosalin Barker is a graduate of Birmingham University. Most of her working life was spent in university adult education, tutoring for Cambridge, Open, Leeds and Hull universities, and as a research fellow at Essex University. She retired in 1999 as tutor-organiser in Whitby, for Hull University, of which she is now an Honorary Fellow.
Her research interests include demographic, urban and maritime history, on which she has lectured and written extensively. She has two children and one granddaughter, and has lived on the outskirts of Whitby, her husband's birthplace, for twenty-four years, though she has known the town for half a century.

Title:Whitby: An Extraordinary TownFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 29, 2015Publisher:Blackthorn PressLanguage:English

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