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former county, Wales: see GlamorganGlamorgan
or Glamorganshire
, former county, S Wales. In 1974, the county of Glamorgan was divided among the nonmetropolitan counties of West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan, and South Glamorgan; these were abolished in a further reorganization in 1996.
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, 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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Aged 37, James Power was found dead in Cardiff on April 19, 1927, in the Glamorganshire Canal.
The tunnel under St David's Centre This tunnel on what was once the Glamorganshire Canal is now under St David's Shopping Centre in the city centre.
Mathew Tanner, project manager for Network Rail Wales and Borders, said: "Refurbishing Glamorganshire Canal bridge will help restore the bridge for years to come.
"I also won the Glamorganshire county championship a couple of times when the likes of Stephen Dodd and Phil Price were still amateurs, so those were the highlights of my career before this."
With the scores from the two morning foursomes and three of the four afternoon singles to count, Anglesey and Glamorganshire both totalled 376, while Gwent were on 358.
Donat's, Glamorganshire, with a notice of the Stradling family.
Built in the late 1700s, with permission from Parliament, the Glamorganshire Canal was supposed to make it cheaper to ferry wares from the Merthyr steel and iron works to the docks of Cardiff than by road.
I have recently found out the true extent of the Glamorganshire Canal that used to flow into the Welsh capital from Merthyr.
In the other side of the draw last year's runners-up The Glamorganshire face fellow Glamorgan County league division one club Clyne.
Sin also learns about William Davies, her four times greatgrandfather, and how the farmer from Glamorganshire was offered the equivalent of pounds 1,000,000 for his farm by the then 2nd Marquis of Bute, the owner of Cardiff Castle who built Cardiff docks.
``I grew up in Glamorganshire, as it was then, and Gwent, and I went to Pontypool Girls' Grammar School.
It is being held at the Glamorganshire club, near Penarth, but not all the diners will be convinced that the timing is appropriate.