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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The Caradocian brachiopod faunas of the Bala District, Merionethshire. British Museum (Natural History), Bulletin (Geology), 8, 327-471.
But I may go further read Theocritus in Ayrshire or Merionethshire and you will find perpetual occasions to recollect what you see daily in Ayrshire or Merionethshire read Congreve Vangrugh and Farquhar in London and though not a century is elapsed since they were alive and merry, you will meet with whole pages that are uninteresting and incomprehensible.
For example, one Victorian woman fox-catcher in Caernarvonshire and Merionethshire killed a noteworthy 175 foxes in her lifetime.
Or the famous 60s Harlech TV ident which used to pulsate so relentlessly that it was rumoured to have caused a mass outbreak of epilepsy in Merionethshire on its first screening?
One of our warm-up games was against the Welsh county side, Merionethshire,and they turned up with 10 men.
Within days it had spread as far as the Severn Estuary and Merionethshire to the west.
<B In September 1942, art treasures from the National Gallery were moved to during World War II Manod Quarry slate caverns in Merionethshire for safekeeping Fred Ramage
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.
In Merionethshire in Wales, Mary Thomas, alleged to have abstained from food since her twenties, died in 1813 at the age of eighty, poor and almost unknown.
Nearly every village in the slate quarrying areas of Merionethshire and Caernarfonshire had a band and there are still a sizeable number of bands still in being with experienced players and conductors passing on their skills to the younger generation.