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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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Glamorgan County Council minutes noted: "The Military Authorities having now further depleted the Police Force beyond the 250 which the Committee deemed indispensable for their general duties (which are very heavily increased), the attention of the Chief Constable was called to the resolution of the March 1917 meeting of the Committee as to the Police not undertaking voluntary work for the Military Authorities, which they expect will be carried out.
He qualified as a solicitor in 1960 and pursued a public service career in local government for more than 40 years, serving in Carmarthen, Llanelli, Port Talbot, Swansea and Cardiff where, for the last 15 years of his local government career, he was chief executive of Mid Glamorgan County Council.
IN 1981, I was one of two or three people who went cap in hand to the then Director of Environment for South Glamorgan County Council, Ewart Parkinson, to get council help in setting up Cardiff Shopmobility.
The Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Derrick Morgan: "It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Michael Boyce, who was held in such high regard for his exemplary services to Cardiff as a former South Glamorgan County Council chief executive.
Howard became a leader of South Glamorgan County Council in later years and chairman of the police authority, I believe.
Estate passes to son Reginald 1939: Estate leased to Glamorgan County Council for 999 years as a botanic garden 1996: With local government reorganisation, estate is managed by Vale of Glamorgan council, which later purchases the freehold 1996: Heritage Lottery grant awarded to reinstate gardens to Mawson's original design 2000: Dyffryn Gardens awarded Grade I status 2007: Garden reopens after restoration project.
BEATBOX Bars withdrew its application for permission to open the former Glamorgan County Council Social Club on Westgate Street as a caf bar and restaurant until 2.
A separate plan in 1947 to use RAF Llandow as a "hub" for all flights from the UK to South America, much lauded by the then Glamorgan County Council, also came to naught.
She stood for election to the new Vale of Glamorgan County Council in 1995.
The sad part of what happened at St Mary's Caerau is that this could have been avoided with some proactive thinking on the part of the former South Glamorgan County Council and its local councillors.
It was from the Reverend Bob Morgan, pictured, vicar of the Church of the Resurrection in Ely, where he was also a local councillor and until 1986, leader of the old South Glamorgan County Council.
Rev Morgan, spent more than 35 years working in Ely, Cardiff, predominantly as a vicar at the Church of the Resurrection and later as a councillor for both the old South Glamorgan County Council and Cardiff City Council.