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Angus

(ăng`gəs), council area (1993 est. pop. 111,020), 842 sq mi (2,181 sq km), and former county, NE Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, the county of Angus became part of the Tayside region in 1975. In the local government reorganization of 1996, Tayside was dissolved and the council area of Angus, roughly approximating the old county, was created. The county of Angus was formerly known as Forfar or Forfarshire.

Angus

a council area of E Scotland on the North Sea: the historical county of Angus became part of Tayside region in 1975; reinstated as a unitary authority (excluding City of Dundee) in 1996. Administrative centre: Forfar. Pop.: 107 520 (2003 est.). Area: 2181 sq. km (842 sq. miles)
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Now, English Heritage has announced that the Forfarshire is one of 88 unrecorded pre-1840 wrecks that divers will be looking at over the summer.
Now, English Heritage has said that the Forfarshire is one of 88 unrecorded pre-1840 wrecks which divers will be looking at over the summer.
DYRON DAAL grabbed a first-half double as Saints saw off the challenge of Arbroath to lift the Forfarshire Cup.
Forfarshire hand a rare start to veteran bowler Graham McLelland sfor the visit of Grange.
FORMER Dens Park kid Jamie Reid helped Arbroath send a youthful Dundee United side out of the Forfarshire Cup last night.
Grace's place in Victorian history was gained when the Forfarshire was wrecked on Harcar Rock on September 7, 1838.
She was 22 when she risked her life to at sea to rescue survivors of the shipwrecked SS Forfarshire in 1838.
The Forfarshire ace said: "Graeme was a new boy at our school.
Leask plans to join Forfarshire before signing for an English county.
838: Grace Darling, 22, aughter of a lighthouse keeper, made the famous rescue of the crew of the steamship Forfarshire, shipwrecked near the Farne Islands off the Northumberland coast.
Grace Darling famously rowed to the rescue of the stricken steamship Forfarshire in 1838.
Marine Hendry, from Arbroath, Forfarshire, described how he was pulled to safety by a fellow comrade after falling to the ground in pain.