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