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Whitby Personalities

Below are listed some of the notable personalities who lived in or have been associated with Whitby. In order to give a more rounded picture of Whitby short biographical information is being added to this website. Entries in black await the information whilst entries in blue link to the biographical information. If any members of the Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society wish to submit entries for those persons still awaiting a write-up on these pages please let Graham Pickles know. All such contributions will be welcome.

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ARTISTS & PHOTOGRAPHERS
George Chambers 1803 - 1840
George Weatherill 1810 - 1890
John Francis Branegan 1843 - 1909
Albert T Pile 1882 - 1981
Frank Meadow Sutcliffe 1853 - 1941
Tom Watson of Lythe 1863 - 1957
Hugh Lambert-Smith 1900 - 1981
The Doran Brothers 1900 - retired 1987
John Tindale 1921 - 2001
Des Sythes 1929 - 2008
SEA-GOING
William Scoresby Snr 1760 - 1829
Henry Freeman1835 - 1904
Dora Walker1890 - 1980
SCIENTISTS / SURVEYORS
William Scoresby Jnr 1789 - 1857
Martin Simpson 1800 - 1892
OTHERS
St Hilda614 - 680 AD
Rev. Dr.George Young1777 - 1848
Robert Elliott Pannett1834 - 1920