Mudlarks, children who beachcomb for waste materials to resell, on Tate Hill Sands, Whitby, North Yorkshire.
Mudlarks, children who beachcomb for waste materials to resell, on Tate Hill Sands, Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Fascinating images of Whitby and the surrounding area by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe

This collection of images taken by renowned Whitby photographer Frank Meadow Sutcliffe offers a glimpse of what life was like 140 years.

Friday, 5th February 2021, 6:18 pm
Updated Friday, 5th February 2021, 6:24 pm

The pictures which are taken in and around Whitby provide a wealth of information about the people of Whitby, their lives and fashions in the 1880's. It can be fun to try and work out exactly where each image was taken and to try and match the buildings and surrounding scenery to see which are still there and which are now gone.

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