Some scanned photos of places around the North-East of England.

Cox Green

Unlikely as it may now seem, Cox Green (near Washington) was a centre of ship-building in the 19th century before giving way to larger yards further down the Wear in Sunderland.

Runswick Bay

Runswick Bay [N 54 31 55 W 0 44 37] is a picturesque cove on the North Yorkshire coast. Originally a fishing village, it is now popular with artists (and tourists!).

Whitby harbour

Whitby is historic fishing port (and popular tourist destination) on the North Yorkshire coast. Well-known as the home port of the navigator James Cook, Whitby has a stranger claim to fame as the location of Dracula’s arrival in Britain in Bram Stoker’s novel…

North-East photos