Geography: Warrington

Key points of interest in Warrington, Cheshire, England. The name Warrington evolved from the Old English name of Wæringtun ‘settlement by the weir’, from Old English wæring, a derivation of wær, maning ‘weir’ (“Warrington: Last name origin and meaning”). The weir in question no doubt is that in the River Mersey, on which banks the town stands (“Warrington”, [s.d.]). QUOTATION The founder of Unitarianism in England and the disoverer of oxygen, Joseph Priestley, was a renowned 18th century free-thinker and scientist, who lived in Warrington and taught at the Academy there from 1761 to 1767. Of the great man and distinguished scholar, the Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in his "Religious Musings" (1796): “Lo! Priestley there, patriot, and saint, and sage, / Him, full of years, from his loved native land / Statesmen blood-stained and priests idolatrous / By dark lies maddening the blind multitude / Drove with vain hate” (“Joseph Priestley”, [s.d.]). SOURCES “Joseph Priestley”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Priestley [2012, July 02]. “Warrington”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warrington [2012, July 02]. “Warrington: Last name origin and meaning”. [s.d.]. FamilyEducation. Available: http://genealogy.familyeducation.com/surname-origin/warrington#ixzz1zRJqOYli [2012, July 02]. 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.

Warrington
Key points of interest in Warrington, Cheshire, England. The name Warrington evolved from the Old English name of Wæringtun ‘settlement by the weir’, from Old English wæring, a derivation of wær, maning ‘weir’ (“Warrington: Last name origin and meaning”). The weir in question no doubt is that in the River Mersey, on which banks the town stands (“Warrington”, [s.d.]). QUOTATION The founder of Unitarianism in England and the disoverer of oxygen, Joseph Priestley, was a renowned 18th century free-thinker and scientist, who lived in Warrington and taught at the Academy there from 1761 to 1767. Of the great man and distinguished scholar, the Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in his "Religious Musings" (1796): “Lo! Priestley there, patriot, and saint, and sage, / Him, full of years, from his loved native land / Statesmen blood-stained and priests idolatrous / By dark lies maddening the blind multitude / Drove with vain hate” (“Joseph Priestley”, [s.d.]). SOURCES “Joseph Priestley”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Priestley [2012, July 02]. “Warrington”. [s.d.]. Wikipedia. Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warrington [2012, July 02]. “Warrington: Last name origin and meaning”. [s.d.]. FamilyEducation. Available: http://genealogy.familyeducation.com/surname-origin/warrington#ixzz1zRJqOYli [2012, July 02]. 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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