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Staithes 1906

Staithes 1906

The storm of 1906 with the Cod and Lobster corner taking a bit of a wave
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

Ruswarp Dam

Ruswarp Dam

Dating from before WWI this E.W.T. Dennis (of Scarborough) postcard shows an idyllic scene complete with rowing boat, no hordes of tourists.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

Sandsend, Kettleness Point

Sandsend, Kettleness Point

The title on the card is actually incorrect! Maps of the area define this headland as Sandsend Ness. Kettleness is actually some two mile further up the coast and not visible from Sandsend. It is still an excellent postcard view of the original Alum House which is now the area of the car park at the bottom of Lythe bank. The postcard, produced by Friths is postmarked from 1932.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah

North Ormesby 1903

A Banbride postcard view of the floods at North Ormesby railway crossing with the Toll Bar cabin in the background. The horse must have been quiet, imagine having the confidence to stand on the trailer?
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

Harbour and Bridge, Whitby

This Excel Series postcard view is post 1909 as it shows the more ‘modern’ swing bridge, which replaced the draw bridge at that time.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah

Quayside, Whitby

Quayside, Whitby

This Valentine’s postcard view of the fish quay and harbour side at Whitby although post marked 1947, David Richardson advises that it was released in 1934.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah and thanks to David for that update.

The Way to Church

The Way to Church

The 199 steps shown in a Valentine’s Series postcard view now known to date from 1892s. Obviously a washing day for at least one house!
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah and thanks to David Richardson for the dating update.

West Cliff Promenade, Whitby

A postcard view dating from 1960 and showing the road with remarkably little traffic. Obviously ideal for walking the pram!
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.

View over Tate Hill Sands, Whitby

View over Tate Hill Sands, Whitby

A Judges’ postcard view of the harbour side from Church Street overlooking Tate Hill sands.
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah

The Spa and Bandstand, Scarborough

The Spa and Bandstand, Scarborough

A postcard view of Scarborough dated 1931, however the colour tinting seems a bit awry!
Image courtesy of John G. Hannah.