Flamborough Marine Ltd

Links to the various Flamborough Manor

sites

Navigation between the various, separate, Manor House sites can be accomplished by using the links set out below. This page is common to all sites.
Contact Information Flamborough Marine Limited The Manor House Flamborough Bridlington East Riding of Yorkshire YO15 1PD United Kingdom Telephone: 01262 850943 International: +44 1262 850943 E-mail: gm@flamboroughmarine.co.uk
Flamborough Marine Your source for authentic hand-knitted Ganseys, Gansey Knitting Kits, plus a range of quality, traditional knitwear and Armor Lux pure cotton Breton shirts We pride ourselves on our personal attention to detail. If you are at all unsure about any aspect of our products, telephone, fax, write or e- mail us with your query which will be answered promptly and, we hope, knowledgeably. We wish to ensure that you are completely satisfied before making a purchase, as well as after.
Sizing Information for machine-knits [Additional sizing information for hand-knitted Ganseys can be found here.] Size exchanges can be a nuisance but can, hopefully, be avoided if you follow our sizing guidelines. If possible, select a similar style of knitwear or T-shirt which you currently wear and feel comfortable in, and measure across the chest, from underarm to underarm, as shown in the image above. Double this measurement to arrive at the actual garment size. Then compare the measurement of your garment, in inches, to the ones shown on each product page. Please do not confuse the measurements we show on each page with a person’s body measurement; the measurements listed are the actual dimensions of our knitwear and Breton shirts. A size 44 Guernsey sweater, for example, will measure 44 inches all round, but this does not fit a 44 inch chest, it will be suitable for someone with a chest measurement of 40 or 42 inches. Please do take the time to measure your own garments before you order, to prevent size exchanges. We keep our costs to a minimum, to offer the best possible price, and will have to pass on the cost of return postage for exchanged items.
Combined site Main site home page Accommodation in Flamborough  [staying at The Manor House] Books by Geoffrey Miller  [both non-fiction (naval history) and fiction] Information about hand-knitted Ganseys  [beautifully patterned & knitted in one piece] Stock of Flamborough Marine  [knitting kits, 5-ply wool, Guernseys, Armor Lux Breton shirts] Separate sites The dedicated Flamborough Marine site  [Ganseys & traditional knitwear]  Stock and price list of Resurgam Books  [out-of-print and antiquarian books] Non-fiction books by Geoffrey Miller  [Superior Force, Straits, The Millstone]  The complete text of Superior Force  [the escape of Goeben and Breslau] The complete text of Straits  [The Origins of the Dardanelles Campaign] The complete text of The Millstone  [British Naval Policy in the Mediterranean] Novel by Geoffrey Miller  [based on his non-fiction work, Superior Force] Ship Drawings by Geoffrey Miller  [pencil drawings of the Edwardian Navy] Property Search Yorkshire  [we will find the home of your dreams]
For authentic hand-knitted Ganseys, Gansey Knitting Kits, Armor Lux striped cotton Breton shirts and a range of traditional wool knitwear from Le Tricoteur (the original Guernseys) and Armor Lux of France
LINKS & CONTACT
Flamborough Marine Limited : Traditional Knitwear & Hand-Knitted Ganseys The Manor House, Flamborough, Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire. YO15 1PD Telephone: 01262 850943    [International: +44 1262 850943] E-mail:  gm@flamboroughmarine.co.uk
Authentic hand-knitted Ganseys, Gansey Knitting Kits, striped cotton Breton shirts, traditional wool knitwear from Le Tricoteur (Guernseys) and Armor Lux of France
Classic Heritage sweater hand-knitted in one piece  Ideal for sailing, boating, fishing, walking, riding, golf, shooting or any outdoor activity (or indoors if you want to turn the heating down) Home of the GANSEY
Authentic hand-knitted Ganseys   Gansey Knitting Kits Traditional knitwear   Armor Lux Breton shirts
Contact Information Flamborough Marine Limited The Manor House Flamborough Bridlington East Riding of Yorkshire YO15 1PD United Kingdom Telephone: 01262 850943 International: +44 1262 850943 E-mail: gm@flamboroughmarine.co.uk
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Superior Force : the conspiracy behind the escape of Goeben and Breslau STRAITS British Policy Towards the Ottoman Empire and the Origins of the Dardanelles Campaign The Millstone : British Naval Policy in the Mediterranean, 1900-1914, the Commitment to France and British Intervention in the War

The STRAITS Trilogy :

Volume I: Superior Force : the conspiracy behind the escape of Goeben and Breslau Volume II: Straits : British Policy towards the Ottoman Empire and the Origins of the Dardanelles Campaign Volume III: The Millstone : British Naval Policy in the Mediterranean, 1900-1914, the Commitment to France and British Intervention in the War These books provide a comprehensive account of British naval and diplomatic policy in the two decades prior to the Great War, focusing in particular on the escape of the German ships Goeben and Breslau [Superior Force], the origins of the Dardanelles Campaign [Straits], and the political and diplomatic imperatives behind the British decision to enter the war in August 1914 [The Millstone]. Signed copies of Superior Force are available at £25.00 plus postage.  Please note that "Straits" and "The Millstone" are now out-of-print; however, e-book versions are available at £14.95 each.

 Accommodation in Flamborough at the Manor

House

Flamborough Head, which includes the famous Bempton Cliffs, is a wonderful location for walking, bird-watching or just relaxing and is an ideal base for touring the East and North Ridings of Yorkshire, the North York Moors, and the beautiful coastline, as well as Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay.
Flamborough Head
Flamborough Marine Your source for authentic hand-knitted Ganseys, Gansey Knitting Kits, plus a range of quality, traditional knitwear and Armor Lux pure cotton Breton shirts We pride ourselves on our personal attention to detail. If you are at all unsure about any aspect of our products, telephone, write or e-mail us with your query which will be answered promptly and, we hope, knowledgeably. We wish to ensure that you are completely satisfied before making a purchase, as well as after.

Flamborough Marine : The Manor House : Flamborough : Bridlington : East Riding of Yorkshire     Telephone 01262 850943

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About Us

Flamborough Marine commenced trading in 1981. Initially the stock consisted of readily available machine-knitted sweaters of traditional design (for example, Guernseys and Bretons). As an antique shop was also run from the same premises we began to receive inquiries for ‘antique sweaters’, that is, the hand-knitted Ganseys which were once so much a feature of the fishing communities, but which had become generally unavailable. We contacted long-time resident of Flamborough, Nora Woodhouse, who knitted our first Ganseys (from memory) in several different North-East Coast patterns. She had originally been taught to knit Ganseys before the war by her fisherman father after her mother had been drowned at Robin Hood’s Bay. From Nora’s Ganseys we were able to make charts of the patterns which, beforehand, had not normally been written down but, rather, were passed on by word of mouth. Our idea was two-fold. First to offer an outlet for the sale of Ganseys once we had recruited knitters; and second, to package a kit containing the wool, needles, and our own charts so that the art of Gansey knitting could be spread even more widely and not limited to those within our immediate vicinity. As the first step in this plan we advertised for experienced knitters who might be interested in knitting with five steel needles and showed them what we wanted. Of the hundred initial replies only ten decided to persevere. We supplied these first ten with needles, wool, charts and instructions and began to build up a stock of Ganseys. During the succeeding years some knitters have dropped out and others have taken their places. One thing however has remained constant and that is the premises in Flamborough where the various Ganseys are displayed. We believe that we offer the only outlet for the authentic finished product. Without this outlet the knitters would have nowhere to sell their wares and the art of Gansey knitting (for, although a craft, the work itself is so intricate as to be rightly called an art form) would again be in danger of disappearing.
Flamborough Marine Ltd

Links to the various

Flamborough Manor sites

Navigation between the various, separate, Manor House sites can be accomplished by using the links set out below.
Combined site Main site home page Accommodation in Flamborough  [staying at The Manor House] Books by Geoffrey Miller  [both non-fiction (naval history) and fiction] Information about hand-knitted Ganseys  [beautifully patterned & knitted in one piece] Stock of Flamborough Marine  [knitting kits, 5-ply wool, Guernseys, Armor Lux Breton shirts] Separate sites The dedicated Flamborough Marine site  [Ganseys & traditional knitwear]  Stock and price list of Resurgam Books  [out-of-print and antiquarian books] Non-fiction books by Geoffrey Miller  [Superior Force, Straits, The Millstone]  The complete text of Superior Force  [the escape of Goeben and Breslau] The complete text of Straits  [The Origins of the Dardanelles Campaign] The complete text of The Millstone  [British Naval Policy in the Mediterranean] Novel by Geoffrey Miller  [based on his non-fiction work, Superior Force] Ship Drawings by Geoffrey Miller  [pencil drawings of the Edwardian Navy] Property Search Yorkshire  [we will find the home of your dreams]
LINKS & CONTACT
Home of the GANSEY Traditional sweater hand-knitted in one piece
Contact Information Flamborough Marine Limited The Manor House Flamborough Bridlington East Riding of Yorkshire YO15 1PD United Kingdom Telephone: 01262 850943 International: +44 1262 850943 E-mail: gm@flamboroughmarine.co.uk
Superior Force : the conspiracy behind the escape of Goeben and Breslau STRAITS British Policy Towards the Ottoman Empire and the Origins of the Dardanelles Campaign The Millstone : British Naval Policy in the Mediterranean, 1900-1914, the Commitment to France and British Intervention in the War

The STRAITS Trilogy :

Volume I: Superior Force : the conspiracy behind the escape of Goeben and Breslau Volume II: Straits : British Policy towards the Ottoman Empire and the Origins of the Dardanelles Campaign Volume III: The Millstone : British Naval Policy in the Mediterranean, 1900-1914, the Commitment to France and British Intervention in the War These books provide a comprehensive account of British naval and diplomatic policy in the two decades prior to the Great War, focusing in particular on the escape of the German ships Goeben and Breslau [Superior Force], the origins of the Dardanelles Campaign [Straits], and the political and diplomatic imperatives behind the British decision to enter the war in August 1914 [The Millstone]. Signed copies of Superior Force are available at £25.00 plus postage.  Please note that "Straits" and "The Millstone" are now out-of-print; however, e-book versions are available at £14.95 each.

Accommodation in Flamborough

at the Manor House

Flamborough Head, which includes the famous Bempton Cliffs, is a wonderful location for walking, bird-watching or just relaxing and is an ideal base for touring the East and North Ridings of Yorkshire, the North York Moors, and the beautiful coastline, as well as Scarborough, Whitby and Robin Hood's Bay.
Flamborough Marine Your source for authentic hand-knitted Ganseys, Gansey Knitting Kits, plus a range of quality, traditional knitwear and Armor Lux pure cotton Breton shirts We pride ourselves on our personal attention to detail. If you are at all unsure about any aspect of our products, telephone, write or e-mail us with your query which will be answered promptly and, we hope, knowledgeably. We wish to ensure that you are completely satisfied before making a purchase, as well as after.
Flamborough Marine The Manor House Flamborough Bridlington East Riding of Yorkshire Telephone 01262 850943
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