Caernarvonshire


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Caernarvonshire,

former county, NW Wales. In 1974, Caernarvonshire became part of the nonmetropolitan county of GwyneddGwynedd
, county, 984 sq mi (2,548 sq km), NW Wales. Established as a county in 1974 through the union of Anglesey, Caernarvonshire, and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire, Gwynedd was reduced in 1996 by the separation of Anglesey and the loss of its northeastern section
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; when Welsh local government was again reorganized (1996), the former territory of Caernarvonshire was divided between the unitary authorities of Gwynedd and Conwy.

Caernarvonshire

(until 1974) a county of NW Wales, now part of Gwynedd
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In the Sixties," said Lord Stuart of Findhorn, one of the men with whom the Queen Mother had a flirtation before she married, "I was working on an estate in Caernarvonshire as land agent for Sir Michael Duff when the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret came to stay for the weekend.
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