Geography: Middlesbrough

Key points of interest in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England. Mydilsburgh is the earliest recorded form of the name of this town. The second half of the name, '-burgh', derives from the Old English burh (meaning 'fort') which was the term used for an ancient fort or settlement. Whether Mydil was someone's name or referred to the town being in the middle, between the centres of Durham and Whitby, is unknown (“Middlesbrough”). QUOTATION During Victorian times, young working-class men and women were drawn from all over Great Britain by the number of jobs available in Middlesborough. They cheered when their mayor proudly told the visiting Prince of Wales that the city took pride in the amount of smoke belching out of the numerous factories and foundries, saying “The smoke is an indication of plenty of work ... an indication of prosperous times, an indication that all classes of workpeople are being employed ... Therefore we are proud of our smoke” (Wallach, 2005:5). SOURCES “Middlesbrough”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesbrough [2012, June 30]. Wallach, Janet. 2005. Desert Queen: The extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, adviser to kings, ally of Lawrence of Arabia. New York: Anchor Books. Enjoy this puzzle? If so, then maybe you'd like to check out my book of word search puzzles that is now available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Towns-Villages-Situated-Along-TransPennine/dp/1530873045/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480482199&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=louis+henderson+word+search.

Middlesbrough
Key points of interest in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England. Mydilsburgh is the earliest recorded form of the name of this town. The second half of the name, '-burgh', derives from the Old English burh (meaning 'fort') which was the term used for an ancient fort or settlement. Whether Mydil was someone's name or referred to the town being in the middle, between the centres of Durham and Whitby, is unknown (“Middlesbrough”). QUOTATION During Victorian times, young working-class men and women were drawn from all over Great Britain by the number of jobs available in Middlesborough. They cheered when their mayor proudly told the visiting Prince of Wales that the city took pride in the amount of smoke belching out of the numerous factories and foundries, saying “The smoke is an indication of plenty of work ... an indication of prosperous times, an indication that all classes of workpeople are being employed ... Therefore we are proud of our smoke” (Wallach, 2005:5). SOURCES “Middlesbrough”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middlesbrough [2012, June 30]. Wallach, Janet. 2005. Desert Queen: The extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, adviser to kings, ally of Lawrence of Arabia. New York: Anchor Books. Enjoy this puzzle? If so, then maybe you'd like to check out my book of word search puzzles that is now available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Towns-Villages-Situated-Along-TransPennine/dp/1530873045/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1480482199&sr=8-1-fkmr1&keywords=louis+henderson+word+search.

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