Caernarvonshire


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Caernarvonshire,

former county, NW Wales. In 1974, Caernarvonshire 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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; when Welsh local government was again reorganized (1996), the former territory of Caernarvonshire was divided between the unitary authorities of Gwynedd and Conwy.

Caernarvonshire

(until 1974) a county of NW Wales, now part of Gwynedd
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The South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club puts on a full programme of racing all the way through August - we tend to run championships in July and August and organise sailing for our members in July and August.
Andrew Robertson of the South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club said a minute's silence was observed yesterday morning and a black flag was raised on the flagstaff.
Local final qualifying will remain unchanged at four venues, Conwy(Caernarvonshire), Formby, Wallasey and West Lancashire on July 10/11.
"We tried our product in the heartland of Wales, in a dozen or so small shops in Caernarvonshire. We found that--while the packaging was wrong--people did like the tea, which went so well with Welsh waters.
And when I went to Enfield in connection with some building there, what should I see, whirring above my head, but a 100 kilowatt generator, later erected on the Caernarvonshire coast.
The team will also compete in the British Boys Amateur Championship at Conwy (Caernarvonshire) Golf Club on August 9-14.
For example, one Victorian woman fox-catcher in Caernarvonshire and Merionethshire killed a noteworthy 175 foxes in her lifetime.
(39) The linguistic situation for performance in south Wales would have been markedly different from that in north Wales, where surviving documents record performances in areas of Anglesey and Caernarvonshire where an English-speaking audience would have been an impossibility.
o 1888 T E Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia _ was born in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire. o 1956 Avant-garde artist Jason Pollock died when his car hit a tree near East Hampton, New York.
(45) For example, Richard Avton writes of the Welsh "savages" in Caernarvonshire: "One of the women seized hold of my umbrella, and began to examine it with eager attention; but after pulling and twisting it about with truly Hottentot awkwardness, she returned it to me without having made any discoveries as to the nature of the machine (A Voyage Round Great Britain Undertaken in the Summer of the Year 1813, 8 vols.
Ogwen William, Calendar of the Caernarvonshire Quarter Sessions Records, i, 1541-1558 (Caernarvonshire Hist.
Little is known of Dafydd's life, except that he was a member of an aristocratic family from South Wales and that he visited Anglesey and Caernarvonshire. His awdlau (odes) and cywyddau (rhymed couplets) show that he was trained in the Welsh bardic art and connect him historically with the native "poets of the princes." His use of certain poetic conventions as well as of looser poetic constructions and vocabulary probably reflect the influence of the troubadours and wandering scholars.