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see BreconshireBreconshire
or Brecknockshire,
former county, S Wales. In 1974, Breconshire was divided between Gwent, Mid Glamorgan, and Powys.
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, Brecknockshire
(until 1974) a county of SE Wales, now mainly in Powys: over half its area forms the Brecon Beacons National Park
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Being traditionally a Liberal area, it's not surprising that there are 15 Welsh Liberal Democrats on the council which, for administrative purposes is split up into its three historic shires - Brecknockshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire.
Brecknockshire Agricultural Society was set up to help farmers in the wake of the industrial revolution.
The Plaid vice-president for Ceredigion and Brecknockshire draws parallels between the power of America and other nations, with English "imperialist" power over Wales and "the Celtic Fringe".
For more information call Eifion or Jane on 01874 676 221 And as a bonus, just down the road from Eifion's is The Star Inn which has won CAMRA'S Best Pub in Brecknockshire for seven years in a row.
In 1535, when the Laws in Wales Act came into force, Old St Mellons was part of Monmouthshire, which bordered Gloucestershire to the east, Herefordshire to the northeast, Brecknockshire to the north, and Glamorgan to the west, and was generally considered to be part of England.
She said the idea for a royally-endorsed Cambrian brand was sparked by the Institute of Wales report, CherishedHeartlands, commissioned by the Brecknockshire Agricultural Society to mark its 250th anniversary in 2005.
The Buildings of Wales Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam | Yale University Press, PS35 This text covers the Powys counties of Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire and Brecknockshire.
BLUES forwards Bradley Davies and Ross Johnson were the special guests of Brecknockshire and Radnorshire District Sports Council's Annual Sports Personality Awards.
In 1995 Emyr led what he regards as his crowning achievement: Operation Armstrong, named after Brecknockshire solicitor Herbert Rowse Armstrong, who poisoned his wife with arsenic in 1921.
Nestling on the picturesque River Irfon in the historic boundaries of Brecknockshire, the town, which lies on the Heart of Wales railway line, has a population of just 475.
The report traces the development of the uplands from the mid 1700s when the Brecknockshire Agricultural Society (BAS), which commissioned the research to mark its 250th anniversary, was set up.
This year Brecon Beacons National Park Authority will feature alongside Powys County Council in the WLGA Pavilion as Brecknockshire stars as the host county.