Sitwell Society  Promoting the literary legacy
Members of the Sitwell Society with help from Scarborough Museums Trust have compiled a catalogue of all the publications held in the Sitwell library at Woodend. To access the catalogue click here
  Alexandra Sitwell at Woodend
SCARBOROUGH'S Sitwell family were among the cultural elite of their day.
The Sitwell family has been associated with Scarborough at least since 1774 when, in common with many other visitors, Francis Hurt Sitwell came to the resort, both for health as well as leisure.
Sir George grew up in Scarborough since his mother had decided to base the family in the town and had first lived at "Sunnyside", a modest villa which she had built on the corner of Ramshill and Westbourne Grove, but later became more permanently established at "Wood End" on The Crescent.