Whitby and the pandemic : a virtual archive of people’s experiences

The Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society have asked the people of Whitby to record their experiences during this pandemic for history and for future generations of Whitby people and the world at large. These contributions will be kept in the Museum’s Library and Archive and will also be stored here on our website as a virtual exhibition. To see the contributions please click on the links below. There are more to add, so please keep checking for new additions.


Alex Purdie

Judith Clarke

Marion Atkinson

Maureen Thompson

Patricia McCarthy

Vin McLoughlan

John Breckon

Sarah Clift

Adrienne Silcock

Louise Graydon

Mark Edwards

The road through Sleights

Helen Searle

Wendy Rayment

Sara Johnson

Fred and Barbara Payne

Sheila Parker

Barbara Plum

Pat Staniforth

Alan Staniforth

Simon Allum