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The Lancastrians

The Lancastrians were a British pop rock band, formed in Altrincham, Cheshire, England. They are best remembered for their only hit record, "Well Sing in the Sunshine", released in December 1964. Other single releases were "The World Keeps Going ...

CargoSprinter

The CargoSprinter is a freight multiple unit designed to transport freight or equipment. The CargoSprinter was designed by Windhoff GmbH in the mid-1990s. Initially seven vehicles were built for Deutsche Bahn. Four were built by Windhoff and had ...

Llandyrnog

Llandyrnog is a large village and community in Denbighshire, Wales lying in the valley of the River Clwyd, about 3 miles from Denbigh and 5 miles from Ruthin. The village has good road links to Denbigh and the main A541 road at Bodfari, and is se ...

Richard Phelps Gough

Captain Richard Phelps Gough was a Welsh seaman for 50 years, born in Swansea, son of William and Mary Ann Gough. He married Harriot Winifred Bright, daughter of late Samuel and Bridget Bright from Victoria Terrace, on 15 October 1908 at Rhydding ...

Mary Pendrill Llewelyn

Mary Catherine Rhys was born on 12 March 1811 in Cowbridge, Glamorgan, to proprietor of Eagle Academy at Cowbridge Thomas Rhys and his wife Joanna. She was educated at home and later attended an academy for young ladies. She married Rev. R. Pendr ...

Groes-faen

Groes-faen is a village approximately three miles south of Llantrisant in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales. It is in the historic county of Glamorgan. The village began as a hamlet in the 1860s near a trade route from Cowbridge to C ...

Taffs Well Thermal Spring

Taffs Well thermal spring is located in Taffs Well north of Cardiff, South Wales, UK and an elevation of about 30 m. It is the only thermal spring in Wales. The spring emerges on the eastern bank of the River Taff and has been contained within a ...

Kenneth Sharpe

Kenneth William Sharpe was a senior Welsh Anglican priest, most notably Archdeacon of Newport from 1997 to 2008. Sharpe was educated at St Davids College, Lampeter and Sarum Theological College. He was ordained deacon in 1963 and priest in 1964. ...

Lloyd Williams and Underwood

Lloyd Williams and Underwood was a firm of architects based in Denbigh and active mostly in North Wales in the second half of the 19th century. The partners were Richard Lloyd Williams, formerly a pupil of Thomas Fulljames, and Martin Underwood, ...

Tremeirchion

Tremeirchion is a small residential community in Denbighshire, Wales. It is located on the B5429 road, to the north east of Denbigh and to the east of St Asaph. The community includes the village of Rhuallt. The town was part of the traditional l ...

Norton Bay

Norton Bay is a waterway classified bay located on the northeastern part of the Norton Sound, on the Seward Peninsula in the Nome Census Area of the Bering Sea of the U.S. state of Alaska. The mouths of several rivers debouch at Norton Bay, inclu ...

Libythea collenettei

Libythea collenettei, the Marquesan snout butterfly, is a species of Nymphalid butterfly in the subfamily Libytheinae. The species was first described by Edward Bagnall Poulton and Norman Denbigh Riley in 1923. The specific name honours its origi ...

Michael Wardell (publisher)

Brigadier Michael Wardell was a British-born army officer and publisher. In the 1950s and 1960s he owned and operated a publishing company, a daily newspaper and a monthly magazine in New Brunswick. He became a Canadian citizen in 1962. He was a ...

Felindre

Felindre is a rural village in southern Wales. Felindre is located in the far north of Swansea, in the electoral ward of Mawr. The nearby Lower Lliw Reservoirs are a popular venue for walking and fishing. The water mill in the village was working ...

William Higgins

Bill Higgins basketball born 1952, American basketball player William Higgins rugby league, rugby league footballer of the 1900s for Wales League XIII, and Ebbw Vale Bill Higgins hurler, Irish hurler William Higgins New Zealand cricketer 1888–196 ...

Croes-goch

Croes-goch is a village in North Pembrokeshire, West Wales. It is situated on the A487 between Fishguard and St Davids. It lies some five miles north east of St Davids on the junction of the A487 St Davids to Fishguard road with the B4330 Llanrhi ...

B4329 road

The B4329 is a scenic route and a former turnpike in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. It links Eglwyswrw in the north of the county to Haverfordwest, the county town in the south, in an approximately southwesterly direction, crossing the Preseli Mounta ...

Treffgarne

Treffgarne is a small village and parish in Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales. It lies to the south of the Preseli Hills close to the Western Cleddau river, and close to the main A40 road from Fishguard to Haverfordwest. The area has an interesting ...

Llanstinan

The parish church of St Justinian, isolated in farmland, is mediaeval or Norman in origin, but was substantially rebuilt in the 19th century. It is a Grade II* listed building.

Morvil

Morvil or Morfil is a remote upland parish on the southern slopes of the Preseli Mountains in north Pembrokeshire, Wales. Fishguard is 6 miles to the northwest. The area was occupied in neolithic and Norman times, and in the past two centuries ha ...

Manorowen

Manorowen is a small settlement and parish on the A487 2 miles southwest of Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, West Wales, in the Community of Scleddau; the parish includes the village of Scleddau - the eastern part of which is in the neighbouring parish ...

Felindre Farchog

Felindre Farchog is a small village in the community of Nevern in Pembrokeshire, Wales, located around 7 miles south-west of Cardigan, and within the parish of Bayvil. The A487 road from Cardigan to Newport runs through the village. The village, ...

Uzmaston

Uzmaston is a small parish in Pembrokeshire, Wales, about 2 kilometres south-east of Haverfordwest. The village, to the northwest of Boulston, forms part of the community of Uzmaston, Boulston and Slebech, and lies near the bank of the Western Cl ...

Penffordd, Pembrokeshire

Penffordd or Pen-ffordd is a small village in the community of New Moat, Pembrokeshire, Wales, in the parish of Bletherston. It lies approximately 10.8 miles northeast of Haverfordwest.

Thomas Owen

Tom Owen politician active since 1968, American historian and politician in Louisville, Kentucky Thomas Owen died 1598, English judge and politician, MP for Shrewsbury Thomas Owen died 1708, MP for Haverfordwest Thomas Jefferson Vance Owen 1801–1 ...

John Barlow

John Barlow died 1718, MP for Haverfordwest Sir John Barlow, 2nd Baronet 1898–1986, British Member of Parliament 1951–1966 John Barlow died 1739, MP for Pembrokeshire UK Parliament constituency John Barlow Canadian politician born 1971, Canadian ...

Picture Frame Seduction

Picture Frame Seduction is a hardcore punk band originally from Haverfordwest, Wales, but now jointly based in Cadiz and Malaga in Spain and London and Bristol in the UK. In their formative years in Wales the band was considered too aggressive in ...

Trefin

Trefin is a village in the Welsh-speaking area of North Pembrokeshire, south-west Wales. It is sometimes given the anglicised spelling Trevine, particularly on older maps, although the official name is Trefin in both English and Welsh. Trefins na ...

Broughton, Flintshire

Broughton is a district in Flintshire, Wales, close to the Wales–England border, located to the west of the city of Chester, England, in the community of Broughton and Bretton. Along with the nearby village of Bretton, the total population was 5. ...

St Beunos Church, Bettws Cedewain

St Beunos church, Bettws Cedewain lies within the historic county of Montgomeryshire in Powys. The church occupies a prominent position overlooking the village of Bettws Cedewain, on the northern edge of the valley of the Bechan Brook which flows ...

Bryn y Neuadd Hospital

Bryn y Neuadd Hospital is a mental health facility in Llanfairfechan, Conwy County Borough, Wales. It is managed by the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.

Ambrose St John (Callington MP)

Ambrose St John of Prior Park, Berkshire and The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, was a Member of Parliament for Callington in Cornwall and was Lt-Col Commandant of the Supply Militia of Worcestershire.

Glais

Glais is a small semi-rural village of less than 1.000 people located in Swansea, Wales. The village is separated into two different electoral wards by a stream known as Nant-Y-Pal which runs through the middle of the settlement. To the north of ...

David Roberts (priest)

David Egryn Roberts was a Welsh Anglican priest, most notably Archdeacon of Monmouth from 1926 until 1930. The son of Griffith Roberts, Dean of Bangor Roberts was educated at Llandovery College and Jesus College, Oxford. He was ordained deacon in ...

LD

LD, British rapper apart of the London gang 67 rap group Lil Dicky, American rapper Luis Dubuc born 1985, American musician Little Doses, a Scottish alternative rock band

Janet Boyd

Janet Boyd was a member of the Womens Social and Political Union and militant suffragette who in 1912 went on hunger strike in prison for which action she was awarded the WSPUs Hunger Strike Medal.

Ebenezer, Llanelli

Ebenezer was an Independent chapel in Inkerman Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire. Services at Ebenezer were conducted in the Welsh language. The chapel was established in the 1880s after a number of members were expelled from the neighbouring Tab ...

John Downing (photographer)

Downing was born on 17 April 1940 in Llanelli, Wales. He began his career as an apprentice photographer in 1956 for the Daily Mail, staying until 1961. He then worked for the Daily Express as a freelancer from 1962 to 1964, and then as a full-tim ...

Scarlet

Scarlet may refer to: Scarlet cloth, a type of woollen cloth common in medieval England Scarlet dye, the dye used to give the cloth its color Scarlet color, a bright tone of red that is slightly toward orange, named after the cloth Scarlet orca, ...

Mary Carryl

Mary Carryl was an Irish born loyal servant and friend of the celebrated Ladies of Llangollen. She served them up to her death and when the Ladies died they shared the same grave.

Cymmer Colliery explosion

The Cymmer Colliery explosion occurred in the early morning of 15 July 1856 at the Old Pit mine of the Cymmer Colliery near Porth, Wales, operated by George Insole & Son. The underground explosion of gas resulted in a "sacrifice of human life to ...

Jerusalem, Penrhiwceiber

The history of the church can be traced to the 1882 when members from Rhos chapel in Mountain Ash assisted a number of Penrhiceiber residents to start a Sunday school. Meetings began to be held in 1882 and the first baptism was recorded the follo ...

Herta Leistner

Herta Leistner is a German is a practitioner of social pedagogy, a teacher and an author. She is a Deaconess of the Evangelical Church who has come to wider prominence as a pioneer of the lesbian liberation movement inside the church. In 1996 Lei ...

Jurgen Knauss

At the beginning of his career, Knauss worked for a printing company in Brazil. After he met Friedrich W. Heye in 1964, he started working as a layout consultant for Heye Verlag. In 1971, Knauss met the founder of McDonalds Ray Kroc in Munich, wh ...

Annie Morgan Suganami

Annie Morgan Suganami is an artist and musician who trained at the Royal Academy of Music and Cardiff School of Art & Design and now lives and works in Machynlleth, Wales.

Meri Wells

Using both raku and wood-firing techniques, Wells produces figurative sculptures, which are "part human, part animal, part bird." She sometimes digs the clay out of the local ground herself. She describes her creatures as having "come out of the ...

Bethania, Dowlais

Bethania, Dowlais was a Welsh Independent, or Congregationalist, chapel in South Street, Dowlais, near Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. The cause was established in 1824 and the chapel rebuilt on several occasions in the nineteenth century. The prese ...

The Hoover Factory, Pentrebach

The Hoover Factory, situated in Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, opened on 19 October 1948 in order to manufacture Hoover washing machines. The initial workforce consisted of only 350 people but throughout the years, the growth of the company s ...

Abercanaid

Abercanaid is a small village in the Welsh county borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom with a population of about 5.060. It is situated 2.5 miles south of Merthyr town centre and is west of Pentrebach, across the River Taff ...

Robbyn Swan

Robbyn Swan is an American journalist and author. Alongside her husband Anthony Summers, their book The Eleventh Day: The Full Story of 9/11 and Osama Bin Laden was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History.