Herring Fishing

Articles:

The Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre was given, by Mrs Wardman, a lovely pair of locally made old leather sea-boots. For retired local fisherman, Allan Roberts, they brought back memories of working for the business that made them in the 1950...

Reproduced from an old article Thursday, 22nd August 1929 in the Scarborough Post - an interview with an old Scarborough fisherman and lifeboatman - Godfrey Sheader Old Godfrey Sheader belongs to that blue-jerseyed race of men whose tall sea b...

Herring fishing in Scarborough This page features articles on this website that mention herring in some way.  1000 years of fishing  1000 years of fishing The following is a summary of the arguments of Professor Callu...

This article is based on an old history published in the local newspaper. This writer knew little of the migrations of herring. The science in those days was really quite basic. Fishing of herring began in the North Sea with the scottish in th...

Ship’s Medicine Chest  This medicine chest is nearly 100 years old and was initially placed on board a steam trawler in the ownership of Scarborough’s most prolific trawler owner, James (Jim) Johnson. His t...

A Scarborough Merchant - John Rushton Robert Schylbotyll was the ancestor of a Scarborough family who were once well known. He probably came from Northumberland to take up grants of land at two places in Scarborough in 1399 and 1403. His descen...

The Bridlington Circuit Methodist minister George Shaw wrote a fascinating first hand account of herring fishing on a yawl in his book "Our Filey Fishermen", published in 1867. He recounts how he was invited on board by a skipper "...

Steam Trawler “Ratapiko” SH39 A recent donation to the Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre by Liz Murphy is a painting of the steam trawler Ratapiko by an unknown artist. The vessel has had an interesting and varied history. Sh...

Trawling for herring The steam trawler threatens to make another inroad on the fishing industry. It has practically extinguished the sail boat, by means of which the fishing off the coasts was, till comparatively recent times, extensively and excl...

Request our email newsletter for all our latest news and information
Contact us

01723 369361
scarboroughmaritime@yahoo.com
45 Eastborough, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1NH, England

We are here

Opening times

Monday
.......................
........................................................
.......................
Closed
Tuesday
.......................
........................................................
.......................
Closed
Wednesday
.......................
........................................................
.......................
11am - 4pm
Thursday
.......................
........................................................
.......................
11am - 4pm
Friday
.......................
........................................................
.......................
11am - 4pm
Saturday
.......................
........................................................
.......................
11am - 4pm
Sunday
.......................
........................................................
.......................
11am - 4pm
© SCARBOROUGH MARITIME HERITAGE CENTRE LIMITED
Registered charity No 1144532. Company No 06755717.