Who Was St Hilda?

St Hilda is one of those names that, much like Caedmon, is seen all over Whitby and the surrounding areas. Anyone who lives in Whitby will know who St Hilda, but for those who don’t know the famous saint read on… St Hilda was a Christian saint that founded the monastery of Whitby and became…

Who was Caedmon?

When going through Whitby you will notice that a few places hold names of famous residents of the past, and Caedmon is one of them. Given that Whitby has named their college after him it seems that Caedmon is a very important ancestor. But who actually was Caedmon? In short, Caedmon is the writer of…