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Glamorgan

(gləmôr`gən) or

Glamorganshire

(–shĭr', –shər), former county, S Wales. In 1974, the county of Glamorgan was divided among the nonmetropolitan counties of West GlamorganWest Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 reorganization of Welsh local government from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization West Glamorgan was divided into the unitary authorities of Swansea and Neath and Port Talbot.
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, Mid GlamorganMid Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 local government reorganization of Wales from portions of Breconshire, Glamorgan, and Monmouthshire, in 1996 it was divided among the unitary authorities of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon
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, and South GlamorganSouth Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 governmental reorganization of Wales from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization it was divided between the unitary authorities of Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan.
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; these were abolished in a further reorganization in 1996.

Glamorgan

, Glamorganshire
a former county of SE Wales: divided into West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan in 1974; since 1996 administered by the county of Swansea and the county boroughs of Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Vale of Glamorgan, Merthyr Tydfil, and part of Caerphilly
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It is believed Taylor Wimpey wanted to redevelop the 16th-Century hall, bought by the former County of Glamorgan Fire Service in 1951, as apartments and build houses and flats on the rest of the land.
Lime was extensively used in restoring his home, a magnificent Tudor mansion situated in the village of Sutton in the county of Glamorgan.
It is believed Taylor Wimpey wanted to redevelop the 16thcentury hall, bought by the former County of Glamorgan Fire Service in 1951, as apartments and build houses and flats on the rest of the land.
Next week sees Aled, Greg and Minti the dalmation visiting the county of Glamorgan, the most populated county in Wales.
Lanelay Hall was bought by the former County of Glamorgan Fire Service in 1951, but dates back to the 16th Century.
A Bonaparte's Gull at North Cornelly, Pink Bay and Kenfig Pool in March 1986 caused a local twitch, and last year a Semi-palmated Sandpiper was found at the Ogmore Estuary, being only the second record for the county of Glamorgan, and in the same place as the first.
During a tumultuous period for Wales, he was the last clerk to the county of Glamorgan and the first chief executive of Mid Glamorgan.
The rarest of the migrant moths in recent weeks was the Bedstraw Hawk-moth at Kenfig - only the sixth for the county of Glamorgan despite its range being from western Europe across to Japan.
Carno North in Powys and Coed Morgannwg, which covers an area across large parts of the old county of Glamorgan, are earmarked to contain the most turbines, and could contain more than 100 each.
And to cope with the expected demand the Glamorgan Records Office in Cathays Park, Cardiff, is opening the doors of its copy searchroom on Saturday mornings throughout next month for those wanting to seek out information in the area covered by the former county of Glamorgan.
As an art advisor he travelled throughout the county of Glamorgan which, until the revision of the counties of Great Britain, was three times as large as it is now.
Members of the Royal British Legion gathered at St David's Church, Merthyr Tydfil, to unfurl their new flag in honour of the hundreds of men and women from the county of Glamorgan who have paid the ultimate price for peace.