Blyth Through Time by Gordon Smith PDF

By Gordon Smith

the city of Blyth isn't a truly previous city like its titanic neighbour Newcastle. while Blyth turned the Borough of Blyth in 1922 the motto on its coat of fingers used to be 'We develop through Industry'. the city begun its 'modern' lifestyles within the mid-nineteenth century as a port, and because the port built, so did the city. The land surrounding the port used to be owned as a rule via the Ridley kinfolk and the trustees of the Thoroton and Croft property. those 3 names can nonetheless be present in the names of streets and a few of the buildings.One of the earliest industries the following was once shipbuilding and naturally, mining. either are gone, yet nonetheless stay within the minds of the older new release. As expertise replaced, mines bought deeper and ships received greater, so Blyth extended. the point of interest of the city moved from the quayside as land grew to become to be had, the river that flowed during the city used to be piped and the land reclaimed. This visible background will express you the way a lot has replaced in Blyth via time.

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