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This story appeared in a series of articles by Forrest Frank in 1920 in the Scarborough Daily Post - This story came from Captain John Wilson Already, even when I was a boy, there were a few smacks, whose coming in the first place had been muc...

Scarborough Fish in Mediaeval monasteries. Yorkshire saw the foundation of many Norman monasteries, mostly in the 12th century. The prayer-full lives of the monks and nuns were intended to be governed by rules of poverty, chastity, and obedience. ...

For hundreds of years the Scarborough fishing industry chugged along at the same pace. The fishermen paid tithes to the monastries for the right to fish the seas. The industry never really took off because the fishermen never had much of a market...

Famous Scarborians: John Woodall Woodall - Victorian Benefactor of North Sea Fishing by Anne and Paul Bayliss. Reproduced from the Scarborough and District Civic Society, December 2008 by permission of the editor. In 1894 John Woodall Woodall ...

"6 of us here where our lives depended on getting the right conditions, and there was many a time when you got caught out at sea and the weather sometimes got that so bad that you could not get back into Scarborough harbour. So you would be ...

Fish quotas have always been controversial. Fishermen up and down the country are reporting increases in cod in the North Sea and feel that this should filter through to higher quota levels. However, cod stocks are still at a very low level. B...

THE FISHERIES. "To weary toil while others sleep, The sturdy fisher wends his way, To reap the harvest of the deep, He labours on till break of day." Varieties of Fish - Particulars Respecting Fish-Descriptions of fishing boats...

This article is taken word for word from Thomas Hinderwells History of Scarborough printed 200 years ago. FISHERIES The Fisheries would "be a profitable branch of trade at Scarborough, if they were under judicious management, and prope...

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