A history of middlesbrough
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  • The Transporter Bridge. The ‘car’ can carry up to 600 passengers or 9 vehicles and takes 2 ½ minutes to cross.
  • The River Tees Source of the Tees in the Eastern Pennines. Upper course of Tees at the top of Teesdale. High Force near Middleton in Teesdale.
  • The River Tees The Tees at Branard Castle. The Tees at Yarm.
  • The River Tees Tees Barrage at Stockton used to control tidal waters. Newport Bridge Middlesbrough built by Dorman Long.
  • The River Tees Temenos Sculpture, part of regeneration project. Industry where the River Tees joins the North Sea.
  • The Town Through Time
    • The Town of Middlesbrough is less than 2oo years old but people have lived in the area for more than 8000 years!
    • Archaeologists have found evidence of people using canoes on the river 3000 years ago.
  • The Town Through Time
    • Many areas of Middlesbrough such as Aklam, Marton, Aryesome, Linthorpe and Nunthorpe where mentioned in the Doomsday book of 1086 as farming settlements.
    • The names of these places were often a description of there position e.g.
    • Marton – settlement in marshy ground
    • Aryesome – house near the river
    • Nunthorpe – settlement of the nuns
  • Growing Town
    • The rapid growth of Middlesbrough in Victorian times was founded first on its iron industry and then on the production of steel.
  • Growing Town
  • Developing Town
    • In the 1800s the chemical industry in Middlesbrough developed.
    • During the first World War munitions were produced in the area.
  • Developing Town
  • Middlesbrough Now
    • ICI
    • Corus Steel
    • Shops
    • Schools
    • University
    • Museums
    • Hospitals
    • Football
    • Courts
    • Library
    So what will we see?