Geography: Thirsk

Key points of interest in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England. The name ‘Thirsk’ derives from the Viking word Thraesk, meaning ‘lake’ or ‘fen’ (Simpson, 2009). The invigorating air and the fine mineral springs that are situated quite close to the town led to Thirsk becoming well-known as a recreational spot in past centuries. QUOTATION Referring to his childhood home that was ruled over by his veterinary surgeon father, Alf Wight, who became immortalised as the fictional James Herriot in both writing and on TV, James Wight recalls, “Our home in Thirsk was always bulging with books and almost all of them had been read” (Wight, p. 28). SOURCES Simpson, David. 2009. “Thirsk, Sutton Bank and Easingwold”. Yorkshire. http://www.yorkshire-england.co.uk/Thirsk.html [2014, March 21]. Wight, James (2001). The real James Herriot: A memoir of my father. New York: Ballantine 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.

Thirsk
Key points of interest in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England. The name ‘Thirsk’ derives from the Viking word Thraesk, meaning ‘lake’ or ‘fen’ (Simpson, 2009). The invigorating air and the fine mineral springs that are situated quite close to the town led to Thirsk becoming well-known as a recreational spot in past centuries. QUOTATION Referring to his childhood home that was ruled over by his veterinary surgeon father, Alf Wight, who became immortalised as the fictional James Herriot in both writing and on TV, James Wight recalls, “Our home in Thirsk was always bulging with books and almost all of them had been read” (Wight, p. 28). SOURCES Simpson, David. 2009. “Thirsk, Sutton Bank and Easingwold”. Yorkshire. http://www.yorkshire-england.co.uk/Thirsk.html [2014, March 21]. Wight, James (2001). The real James Herriot: A memoir of my father. New York: Ballantine 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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