Darren is a Welsh word when translated into English means Knoll or Rock.
Being a mountainous area on the Western coast of Great Britain it is in the path of the Gulf Stream which apart from bringing warm air to the region it also brings a lot of rainfall to the mountainous regions.Generally cooler than the east coast of England in the summer but milder in the winter.
The Yorkshire Ripper was in the 20th century while Jack the Ripper was in the 19th century.
The impact that first springs to mind is that the British Government deported criminals to Australia to to form part of the first settlements of the the country.
They were mainly employed in the mills,factories and ironworks.
It was the women who were employed in the so-called sweatshops of the day.
Agriculture was the first revolution.
In Great Britain,Wales was the first industrial nation.
The first train (steam Railway Locomotive) was invented by Richard Trevithick following an idea by Samual Homfray and aided by highly skilled WELSH craftsmenat at the Penydarren Iron Works in MERTHYR TYDFIL,WALES,UK.The train made it's first journey on 21st Feb.1804. Follow the links below for further information:- spartacus.schoolsnet.co.uk target="_blank" rel="external">alangeorge.co.uk
The worlds first steam train was built at the Penydarren Ironworks,Merthyr Tydfil,WALES,UK in 1803 - 1804 ,it made it's first run on 21st Feb.1804 over a distance of nine and a half miles.. It is in the Guinness Book of Records and is also depicted on the £1 coin minted in 2004 on the 200th … Read more