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Coals from Newcastle - Scarborough's trade in coal Scarborough has a harbour side inn called the Newcastle Packet and once had another known as the Sunderland Bridge. These names recall the profitable trade in shipping coals from Newcastle and...

This excerpt is taken from John Wilson's stories "Entering Scarborough in a north east gale." from a series of articles by G Forrest Frank. This was printed in the Scarborough Post in 1920 and is in a file in the Scarborough History...

An old historical account of Scarborough Harbour written word for word from "The history and antiquities of Scarborough and the vicinity " By Thomas Hinderwell, 1811. This features letters written during Tudor times regarding Scarboroug...

Scarborough Harbour - List of documents we hold in our archive file (updated 2014): 1. 14th Century Harbour Tolls 2. 17th Century Coastal Trade 3. 1846 Report by the Harbour Commission 4. Additional Supplement to a Report on Scarboroug...

Harbourmaster's logbooks Thanks to the Scarborough Harbour Master's Office we have been loaned their collection of logbooks and records going back over 100 years.  These are a goldmine of information on boat and ship movements, crew a...

A Harbour quarrel  A well frequented Scarborough hostelry in Carr Streetor Leading Post street witnessed a squabble between Samuel Wharton, sailcoth manufacturer and ship owner Francis Clark in the early 19th century. New plans were afoot for...

Harwood Brierley described Scarborough harbour somewhat romantically at the opening of the 20th century . "Then come the tiers of the red roofed fishermen's dwellings ,the steep wynds and stair like alleys ,which reach down to the quays ...

The King's rents. Ever since the foundation of the borough of Scarborough, rents of fourpence and sixpence a year were charged on house plots according to whether the houses were endways or sideways on to the road. The rents were collected by ...

Master mariners in Scarborough -1665  Scarborough had constables for the four town quartersof Newbrough, Oldborough,St.Mary's and "endcliffe".The village of Falsgrave was separate along the road,and had its own constable. These ...

Was there a Roman port in Scarborough? By John Rushton The Romans had merchant shipping around Britain and maintained a war fleet known as " the Classis Britannica", perhaps based on Dover . The inland Roman fortress and town that ...

There were two families called Bedome in King Henrythe VIII's port of Scarborough. Both were headed bymariners. Richard Bedome had at least half of the ship "Bartholomew", and left quarter shares to hissons Richard and Robert. Likew...

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