Synonyms for abercarn or Related words with abercarn

cilfynydd              gresford              ystradgynlais              trimsaran              nantyglo              glyncoch              ynysybwl              risca              penygraig              tylorstown              pontardawe              pentyrch              abertillery              llanhilleth              penrhiwceiber              bedlinog              blaina              llandybie              bettws              pontllanfraith              waunarlwydd              glyncorrwg              penygroes              talywain              gwersyllt              beddau              resolven              llantrisant              cymmer              bargoed              pencoed              llanharan              kidwelly              skewen              crosskeys              ynysddu              towyn              llangefni              pontyclun              cwmavon              ammanford              argoed              criccieth              trebanos              glynneath              wattstown              llangennech              bedwas              llanidloes              bryncethin             



Examples of "abercarn"
Abercarn is home to Abercarn Rugby Club which is a member of the Welsh Rugby Union.
Abercarn railway station served the village of Abercarn, in the county of Monmouthshire.
For the start of the 2009/2010 season, Abercarn RFC has reintroduced a development team known as the 'Abercarn Devils' who compete in the Worthington Gwent 2nd XV Division. The Devils play their home fixtures on Cwmcarn School Fields.
Aberaeron, Aberavon, Aberbargoed, Abercarn, Abercwmboi, Aberdare, Abergavenny, Abergele, Aberporth, Abertillery, Aberystwyth, Afonwen, Amlwch, Ammanford, Argoed[ [abertridwr]]
The Prince of Wales colliery in Abercarn exploded in 1878 causing 268 deaths.
Abercarn currently plays at the Walfare Ground, at the rear of Cwmcarn High School.
The constituency consisted of the urban districts of Abercarn, Abertillery and Nantyglo and Blaina.
The first Ynysddu game recorded was in 1894 against Abercarn, and was played in the church field at Mynyddislwyn.
Abercarn, Caerphilly, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Chepstow, Conwy, Llanelli Rural, Llanelli Town, Maesteg, Mold, Monmouthshire, Newport, and Vale of Glamorgan.
On 16 August 1879, Queen Victoria conferred the Albert Medal for Lifesaving to the following rescuers, all from Abercarn:
Islwyn: Aberbargoed, Abercarn, Argoed, Blackwood, Cefn Fforest, Crosskeys, Crumlin, Maesycwmmer, Newbridge, Pengam, Penmaen, Pontllanfraith, Risca East, Risca West, Ynysddu.
Abercarn is a club with a long history having been founded over 100 years ago. In 1950 Abercarn RFC lost three members of their club including their club captain, Don Rowlands and coach, Ray Box in the Llandow air disaster. The event is remembered by the club in their team badge, with a plane propeller sitting in its centre.
Abercarn RFC have produced some famous players including Paul Turner (Newport RFC, Pontypool RFC, Newport Gwent Dragons Coach) and Nathan Budgett (Wales & Bristol RFC).
Abercarn Rugby Football Club are a Welsh rugby union club based in Abercarn near the city of Newport. They currently play in the Welsh Rugby Union Division 3 having been relegated in two consecutive seasons; from Division 3 East in 2007 and Division 4 East in 2008. The club then immediately gained promotion back to Division 4 East in 2009 and then gained promotion back to Div 3 in 2012, winning the Swalec Bowl in 2010 along the way. Abercarn RFC is a feeder club for the Newport Gwent Dragons.
The area was part of the ancient Monmouthshire parish of Mynyddislwyn until the late 19th century. In 1892 a local board of health and local government district of Abercarn was formed. This became Abercarn urban district in 1894, governed by an urban district council of twelve members. Under the Local Government Act 1972 the urban district was abolished in 1974, becoming part of the borough of Islwyn, Gwent. Further local government organisation in 1996 placed the area in the county borough of Caerphilly. The former urban district corresponds to the three communities of Abercarn, Crumlin and Newbridge.
2010-present: The Caerphilly County Borough electoral divisions of Aberbargoed, Abercarn, Argoed, Blackwood, Cefn Fforest, Crosskeys, Crumlin, Maesycwmmer, Newbridge, Pengam, Penmaen, Pontllanfraith, Risca East, Risca West, and Ynysddu.
In 1823, Augusta became the wife of Benjamin Hall. Their marriage joined the large South Wales estates of Llanover and Abercarn.
Norman Harris (c. 1918 – 2007) was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, and 1950s. He was born in Abercarn, Monmouthshire, and at club level played rugby union (RU) for Abercarn, Ebbw Vale, Pontypool and Newbridge, and at representative level played rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Oldham, Leigh, and Rochdale Hornets, playing at , i.e. number 4 or 5.
The Abercarn colliery disaster was a catastrophic explosion within the Prince of Wales Colliery in the Welsh village of Abercarn (then in the county of Monmouthshire), on 11 September 1878, killing 268 men and boys (though an exact number of casualties remains unknown). The cause was assumed to have been the ignition of firedamp by a safety lamp. The disaster is the third worst for loss of life to occur within the South Wales Coalfield.
One man, one of six Evans brothers working at the mine that day, went through the Abercarn colliery disaster in Wales in 1878, when 268 miners had been killed. He reported that "the scenes [at Abercarn] were tame compared with [Scofield]." Two of his brothers were killed. They were "professional musicians, and natives of Wales. They have taken prizes at all musical events in this locality." A local writer praised Richard T. Evans as "the sweetest singer in Israel."