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Sandsend, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Sandsend, a seaport village in Lythe township and parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 3½ miles NW of Whitby. It has a station on the N.E.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Whitby. Jet is found in the cliffs on the coast There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online:

CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtYO21
Post TownWhitby