Merionethshire


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Merionethshire

(mĕr'ēŏn`əthshər, –shĭr'), former county, NW Wales. In 1974 most of Merionethshire 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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, former county, N Wales, created in 1974 from Flintshire and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire. It was dissolved in 1996 and divided among the unitary authorities of Flintshire, Denbighshire, Wrexham, Conwy, and Powys.
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Merionethshire

 

a former county in northwestern Wales, in the basin of the Wnion and Dee rivers. Area, 1,700 sq km; population, 35,300 (1971). The administrative center was Dolgellau. In 1974, Merionethshire became part of the new county of Gwynedd.

Merionethshire

(until 1974) a county of N Wales, now part of Gwynedd
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In 1905, H J Fleure, Gregynog Professor of Geography and Anthropology at the University College of Wales (Aberystwyth) initiated a survey of the physical characteristics and family genealogies of the inhabitants of Cardiganshire and Merionethshire, a survey that would eventually stretch across Wales, from Anglesey down to Gower, reaching east to Corwen, Caersws and across the Black Mountains.
The Hospital Authority explained that very high costs of modern surgical equipment and medical equipment made it impractical and too expensive to provide such facilities at the local general hospitals in Anglesey, Caernarvonshire and Merionethshire.
JOINT champions Denbighshire, Flintshire and Gwynedd won't be joined by Merionethshire in this season's North Wales senior inter-county championship.
His architectural work, as assistant and then successor to the charismatic John Dando Sedding, evolved from free use of gothic-inspired forms to a more elemental idiom, with almost expressionistic use of Romanesque--at St Mark's, Brithdir, Merionethshire and the chancel of St Mary, Lynton, Devon--or early renaissance motifs (in his completion of Sedding's Holy Redeemer, Clerkenwell, London) and invariably, where possible, a rich but controlled complement of carved or metalwork decoration (Fig.
Fleetwood is raised as a child in just the kind of setting that Rousseau recommends, in the isolated natural landscape of Merionethshire in Wales.
Perhaps there are still people who refuse to accept that they are no longer a citizen of Caernarfonshire or Merionethshire.
He was a Quaker farmer from Penllyn, in Merionethshire, and since the return of Charles II to the throne after the Civil War, Quakers had been having a tough time of it - raids, intimidation, arrests.
Flintshire will take on Merionethshire in the morning semi-final followed by Denbighshire's clash with Montgomeryshire from 1pm.
They stole two oil paintings, an antique map of historic Welsh county Merionethshire by John Speed, and Samantha's beloved collection of Beswick ornaments worth more than PS2,000.
Ed Bailey, speaking at the Merionethshire County Conference to a large crowd of local farmers, said: "Peter has made such a huge impact on the agricultural industry both in Europe and beyond.
Denbighshire were due to complete their programme against Merionethshire at Corwen but the host county pulled out after being unable to raise a team.
He was a Quaker farmer from Penllyn in Merionethshire and, since the return of Charles II to the throne, Quakers had been having a tough time of it - raids, intimidation, arrests.