Caernarvonshire


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Caernarvonshire

(kɑːˈnɑːvənˌʃɪə; -ʃə)
n
(Placename) (until 1974) a county of NW Wales, now part of Gwynedd

Caer•nar•von•shire

(kɑrˈnɑr vənˌʃɪər, -ʃər)

n.
a historic county in Gwynedd, in NW Wales.
Also called Caer•nar′von.
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1888: TE Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia - was born in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire.
1888: TE Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia - was born in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire. 1949: Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone With The Wind, died after being knocked down by a car two days earlier.
| 1888: TE Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia - was born in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire. | 1927: Wembley Stadium was sold for use as a greyhound racing track.
Born in Porthmadog Mr Jones was a solicitor in the town before joining Caernarvonshire County Council in 1972.
Ian Flower was the Glamorgan star returning the lowest score of any of the players in the field- 70 while both Nick James and Kieron Harman made major contributions each recording 72, Meanwhile, Monmouthshire won the Women's Welsh intercounties championship for the fifth successive year with a 6-3 victory over Caernarvonshire and Anglesey in the final at Builth Wells.
IN ASSOCIATION WITH Meanwhile, Monmouthshire won the Women's Welsh inter-counties championship for the fifth successive year with a 6-3 victory over Caernarvonshire and Anglesey in the final at Builth Wells.
1888 TE Lawrence - Lawrence of - was born in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire 1956 Bela Lugosi, the horror actor who became a drug addict later in his life, died.
1888: TE Lawrence - Lawrence of Arabia - was born in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire. 1977: The king of rock 'n' roll Elvis Presley died in the bathroom of his home in Memphis, Tennessee, though he was actually pronounced dead at 3.30pm in the emergency room of the Baptist Hospital, Memphis.
William was MP for Caernarvonshire from 1881 to 1895.He died on March 6 1902, cremated and his ashes buried in Toxteth Cemetery.
SAILING (Silver: Hannah Mills, S Wales, 470 class) THE club captain at Abersoch-based South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club, Pete Richards, is hopeful that the Olympic success of Hannah Mills and Saskia Clarke will imbue yachtsmen with a more competitive spirit.
But even if I do happen to know what a hobbet of wheat means at Wrexham, that knowledge, good for Flint, is not good for Caernarvonshire. A hobbet of wheat at Pwlheli contains eighty-four pounds more than a hobbet at Wrexham; and a hobbet of oats is something altogether different; and a hobbet of barley is something altogether different again.
The 1985 Open champion and 1988 Masters winner played some fabulous golf around the Conwy course in Caernarvonshire.