Whitby Archive Heritage Center

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hookman
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Whitby Archive Heritage Center

Post by hookman » Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:59 pm

Can anyone tell me what has happened to this Archive? I was going to send in a research request but the web site is shut down, E-mails don't get answered and the phone is disconnected. I am trying to learn more abut the Brig Iona built in Whitby ca. 1829 and lost in 1836. Can anyone offer me a suggestion as to how this research can be done? Thank you, Jerry Hooker, Walled Lake, MI USA

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jgharston
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Re: Whitby Archive Heritage Center

Post by jgharston » Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:45 pm

They ran out of funding about five years ago and are now in storage.
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DaveGraham
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Re: Whitby Archive Heritage Center

Post by DaveGraham » Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:43 pm

You could try a letter or email to the local newspaper, the Whitby Gazette, asking if they can put you in touch with someone who may be able to help.

http://www.whitbygazette.co.uk/contact-us

Good luck.

Cheers,

Dave

ianwigley
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Re: Whitby Archive Heritage Center

Post by ianwigley » Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:02 am

bbc.co.uk local radio might put you on to something.

It's a long shot....but worth a shot.

Contact details will be here: BBC Radio York

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/stations/york

Tilly
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Re: Whitby Archive Heritage Center

Post by Tilly » Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:33 pm

You could try the Library at the Whitby Museum. This snippet is from their website:- "Please contact us by email (library[at]whitbymuseum.org.uk), phone (01947 602908) or by post at Library and Archive, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby, YO21 1RE"

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