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Blue Archive File on various people with Scarborough connections (non fishing).  A - None B Florence Balgarnie Bronte sisters Beauclerk - Lord Capt Browne-Bushall C Ian Carmichael Sir Richard Chomley J...

Admiral Sir John Lawson John Lawson was an important, Scarborian, in history.  Read more here: http://www.thescarboroughnews.co.uk/nostalgia/nostalgia-1-7502977​ http://bcw-project.org/biography/john-lawson​ http://w...

Albert Strange was a highly accomplished Designer, Sailor, Writer and Artist. See: http://www.scarboroughsmaritimeheritage.org.uk/article.php?article=435 ...

Captain Sidney Smith was an important figure in Scarborough's maritime history. He kept detailed lists of ships entering the harbour, built or registered here. He donated much of this information to the Maritime Centre.  Read some more about...

The following article was printed on March 9 1867 in "All the year round" Counterfeits and counterfeit antiques have been known to the world in every age. Mr. John Evans, F.R.S., has exposed the manufacture of all kinds of antiquitie...

Lord Beauclerk was involved in the famous shipwreck disaster, read more here: Lord Beauclerk ...

Frobisher, Drake, and Hawkins, some of the great names of England's maritime history lived during the reign of the first Queen Elizabeth. Martin Frobisher came to Scarborough long before he gained great fame as the commander of one of the lar...

Mayors of Scarborough 1836 SAMUEL STANDIDGE BYRON 1836/37 W. HARLAND 1837/38 JOHN HESP 1838/39 THOMAS WEDDELL 1839/40 ...

Oliver Sarony 1820 - 1879 Sarony was a very early prolific photographer in Scarborough with a huge studio on the South Cliff.  Read more about him here: http://www.friendsofstmartins.co.uk/Biographies/OliverSarony.html http://www.npg.or...

The visit of Princess Mary to Scarborough in 1927 Today a Royal visit can go almost unnoticed. There are so many distractions in terms of media. Yet in the 1920's Princess Mary visited the town and the whole town seemed to turn out. She had co...

The Sitwell family have strong links to Scarborough. Their summer home was at Woodend and Edith Sitwell, poet, was influenced by the town and sea. Read more here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/biographyandmemoirreviews/8373893/E...

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