Brecknockshire


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Brecknockshire:

see BreconshireBreconshire
or Brecknockshire,
former county, S Wales. In 1974, Breconshire was divided between Gwent, Mid Glamorgan, and Powys.
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Breconshire

, Brecknockshire
(until 1974) a county of SE Wales, now mainly in Powys: over half its area forms the Brecon Beacons National Park
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Certainly, the beer monsters at Camra like it and it's currently Brecknockshire Pub of the Year for the fourth year running.
Brecknockshire comes second, Ceredigion fourth, Carmarthenshire sixth and Pembrokeshire eighth.
"It must be costing them a fortune," says Glenis, of Builth Wells, Brecknockshire in Wales.
He is buried in the churchyard of St Michael's, Cathedine, Bwlch, Brecknockshire where he had a home.
Being traditionally a Liberal area, it's not surprising that there are 15 Welsh Liberal Democrats on the council which, for administrative purposes is split up into its three historic shires - Brecknockshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire.
Brecknockshire Agricultural Society was set up to help farmers in the wake of the industrial revolution.
The Plaid vice-president for Ceredigion and Brecknockshire draws parallels between the power of America and other nations, with English "imperialist" power over Wales and "the Celtic Fringe".
We now ask that pupils, governors and staff of both Brecon and Gwernyfed are involved in the shaping of the new recommendations so standards continue to improve for young people in Brecknockshire." A spokesman for the Save Gwernyfed High School campaign group said: "Education at Gwernyfed has been secured for the foreseeable future.
In 1535, when the Laws in Wales Act came into force, Old St Mellons was part of Monmouthshire, which bordered Gloucestershire to the east, Herefordshire to the northeast, Brecknockshire to the north, and Glamorgan to the west, and was generally considered to be part of England.
She said the idea for a royally-endorsed Cambrian brand was sparked by the Institute of Wales report, CherishedHeartlands, commissioned by the Brecknockshire Agricultural Society to mark its 250th anniversary in 2005.
Mr ab Ioan - as you read this today - is still Plaid Cymru's vice-president for Ceredigion and Brecknockshire.
For more information call Eifion or Jane on 01874 676 221 And as a bonus, just down the road from Eifion's is The Star Inn which has won CAMRA'S Best Pub in Brecknockshire for seven years in a row.