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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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uk TRIBUTES have been paid to a former South Glamorgan County Council leader described as a "legend" for his work in one of Cardiff's most challenged areas.
Rev Morgan became leader of South Glamorgan County Council in 1981 and later took over at the church in Grand Avenue.
To be educated by Glamorgan County Council meant you had a chance in life.
Mr Parkinson was director of environment and planning for South Glamorgan county council from 1974-85.
The new CNP office opens in the former Glamorgan County Council offices at Greyfriars House.
And he said that under the terms of the same deal, which saw the former South Glamorgan County Council pocket pounds 3.
His long and distinguished career in local government included service on Neath Borough Council and West Glamorgan County Council.
The all-Welsh plan was put forward by South Glamorgan County Council but opposed by parents and Mr Morris was asked to decide.
A spokesman for the Vale of Glamorgan County Council said an investigation into the incident was currently taking place.
Glamorgan County Council in 1976, the leader of the opposition thumped the desk and claimed it would be "a hundred million pound road going nowhere".
That type of behaviour reduces the Assembly to mixture of farce, catch-22 and the old Glamorgan County Council.