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Glamorgan

(ɡləˈmɔːɡən) or

Glamorganshire

n
(Placename) 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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Gla•mor•gan

(gləˈmɔr gən)

n.
a historic county in SE Wales, now part of Mid, South, and West Glamorgan. Also called Gla•mor′gan•shire` (-ˌʃɪər, -ʃər)
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Your ancestor was one of the twelve knights who assisted the Lord of Estremavilla in Normandy in his conquest of Glamorganshire. Branches of your family held manors over all this part of England; their names appear in the Pipe Rolls in the time of King Stephen.
Studying records at the Glamorganshire Archives, he reads his grandfather's death certificate.
The Glamorganshire Canal used to flow through this tunnel (which is now a subway) and Mrs Sargent was responsible for collecting and preserving as many relics of the canal as possible.
The Glamorganshire Canal bridge over Ty Mawr Road inCardiffwill have works carried out by Network Rail.
He was being cared for in Neath, Glamorganshire in Wales.
Bloomfield, from Cardiff, won the play-off against Glamorganshire's Brian Rigby after thinking he had missed out and putting his clubs back in the car to prepare for the presentation.
ANGLESEY finished joint second alongside Glamorganshire in the Boys Inter Counties Championship at Aberystwyth, 18 strokes behind the winners Gwent.
Or how about Glamorganshire sausages, an old-fashioned vegetarian version of their porky relative, with leeks and potatoes.
Around 25,000 children were sent away from the city, mainly to adjacent counties but also as far afield as Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire.
Donats in Glamorganshire."(11) Lady Eleanor, wife of the poet Sir John Davies (whose works included the celebrated Orchestra), began to prophesy immediately after the accession of Charles I.
Gareth Williams, 37, a Welsh barman from Skewen, Glamorganshire, baited with a piece at a local lake and got a vicious take from a monster 32lb 7oz jaws.
24, 1825, Rhydding, near Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales)