Christmas Customs of Old Whitby by Paul Fitz-George
Approx. 3,290 words.
Published on December 21, 2011.
Some recollections of old Christmas customs in the ancient seaport of Whitby, which lies on the North East Coast of England.
The booklet covers ancient customs some probably dating back to Pagan times, such as the visitations of the 'Vessel Cup Singers'. It also includes descriptions of the special delicacies that were eaten at Yuletide in this mysterious old Yorkshire seaport.