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Avalon

(ăv`əlŏn), in Celtic mythology, the blissful otherworld of the dead. In medieval romance it was the island to which the mortally wounded King Arthur was taken, and from which it was expected he would someday return. Avalon is often identified with GlastonburyGlastonbury
, town (1991 pop. 6,751), Somerset, SW England. It has a leather industry, but Glastonbury is famous for its religious associations and many legends. One legend tells that St. Joseph of Arimathea founded the first Christian church in England there.
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 in Somerset, England.

Avalon

the blissful otherworld of the dead. [Celtic Myth.: NCE, 194]
See: Heaven

Avalon

island where dead King Arthur was carried. [Arth. Legend and Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur; Idylls of the King; The Once and Future King]
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Blodau'r teulu yn unig ond derbynnir rhoddion er cof yn ddiolchgar tuag at Adran Fonitro'r Galon yn Ysbyty Bronglais trwy law Dai Alun Jones, Afallon, 107 Maesceinion, Waun Fawr, Aberystwyth, SY23 3QQ.
Yn dawel, yng ngofal serchog ei deulu yn ei gartref, Afallon, 13 Mor Awel, Pen-y-groes, yn dilyn brwydr ddewr a ddioddefodd gydag urddas a dewrder, yn 55 mlwydd oed.
The Afallon development in Abbey Street is in the heart of the town's West End and overlooks the Gerddi Heulwen green space which opened last year.
JONES Hazel Violet Peacefully at her home, after a short illness, on Friday Dec 4, 2015, Hazel, of Afallon, Carmarthen Rd, Newcastle Emlyn; beloved wife of Dewi and mother of the late Nina.
No flowers, but donations may be given, if so desired, towards 'Cartref', Henllan c/o the funeral director Maldwyn Lewis, Afallon, Penrhiw-pal, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 5QH.
It was just such a journey - to Tibet in '98 - that nearly earned him the coveted literary medal at the 2000 National Eisteddfod with the travel journal O Afallon Shangri La (From Avalon to Shangri-La), recalling his bike journey from Lhasa, Tibet to Kathmandu in Nepal (a 1000 km-long journey through the Himalayan mountains).
Flowers or donations if desired are gratefully received towards Hope House Childrens Hospice via Mark Hughes, Afallon 13 Ffordd Cynan, Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2NR.
JENKINS David Ian Peacefully on Sunday June 21, at Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen, Ian of Afallon, Dryslwyn (formerly of Glangwendraeth Farm, Pontantwn); much loved husband and best friend of Rosemarie, dear brotherin-law of Terry, Phyllis, Chris and John, loving uncle of Simon, Catrin, Gareth and David.
Areas affected included Afallon estate, Tregerddan nursing home, Carreg Wen estate and properties on the A487.
Mae'n amlwg ei fod o wedi gweithio'n galed arni cyn ei chyhoeddi, achos mi fentra i ddeud ei bod hi bellach yn curo Afallon (y nofel enillodd) yn rhacs - a dyna oedd barn pob un ohonon ni.
No flowers but, donations may be given if so desired towards Macmillan Nurses and The Royal British Leigion c/o the Funeral Director Maldwyn Lewis, Afallon, Penrhiw-pal, Llandysul Ceredigion, SA44 5QH.
No flowers but donations may be given, if so desired, to 'The Friends of Brondesbury Lodge' c/o the Funeral Director Maldwyn Lewis, Afallon, Penrhiw-pal, Llandysul, Ceredigion, SA44 5QH.