Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"FYLINGDALES, a parish in the N.R. of Yorkshire."
"ROBIN HOOD'S BAY, in the parish of Fylingdales, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, on the ocean, to the S. E. of Whitby,
is about 1 m. broad; where is a village of
fishermen, who supply the city of York, and all the adjacent country, with herrings and all sorts of fish in their
seasons; and have wellboats, wherein are kept vast quantities of crabs and lobsters."
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]
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