A more macabre inspiration surfaced in 1890 when an obscure author called Bram Stoker stayed at the seaside resort of Whitby.
Mr. Austen, Rector of Whitby, was present when Catherine told this.
Whitby, in times of peace, at least, had not even such "armament."
A curious description is given of the Duke of Buckingham's alum works near Whitby.
Cadman represents Caedmon, the name of the poet-monk of Whitby.
It served him right for leaving out the two best things in Whitby.
He was to be, about this time, with the Blakesleys at Whitby or Filey.
Sally had been in Whitby a long time before she found that this was Hazen's Lane.
Well, let me send for Whitby; he could be here in twenty minutes.
"Well, come and see me set the patent log," said Captain Whitby.