"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."
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]