Synonyms for llanon or Related words with llanon
Examples of "llanon"
The Ceredigion County Council museum service owns "
Cottage", a two-roomed 18th-century cottage, which is regularly opened to the public.
He worked as a Welsh teacher for several decades, at schools in Port Talbot,
and Aberaeron, and now resides in Ffostrasol, Ceredigion.
Morgan, a fluent Welsh speaker, lives in Plwmp and also works as an assistant accountant for a computer company based in the near-by village of
(also spelt Llan-non) is a village in Ceredigion, Wales. It adjoins the village of Llansantffraid on the coast of Cardigan Bay, north of Aberaeron and south of Aberystwyth on the A487 road. It is situated on a raised beach. The village is named after the church of Saint Non ("llan-Non"), the mother of Saint David. By tradition, St David was brought up in
Other examples in Wales and the border counties of England include the Clun Forest, Saron, Trimsaran and Llannon (or '
') Disturbances. The Silverdale and Burtreeford Disturbances are found in northern England.
The main settlements are Aberaeron, Aberporth, Aberystwyth, Borth, Cardigan, Lampeter, Llanarth, Llanddewi Brefi, Llandysul, Llanilar, Llanrhystud,
, New Quay, and Tregaron. The largest of these are Aberystwyth and Cardigan.
Llansantffraid or Llansantffraed (English equivalent: Parish of St Brigid) is a small rural village near (and virtually merged with)
, just west of the main A487 Coastal Road between Aberaeron and Aberystwyth, about eleven miles from Aberystwyth. The population in 2001 was 1,241, declining to 1,212 at the 2011 census.
In 1994, as partner of Liberal Democrat councillor Bob Griffin, she took on the largely honorary role of Lady Mayoress of Aberystwyth in Wales, an event which received wide publicity. During that period of her life, she lived with Griffin in the Welsh village of
, in a house on the main A487 coast road.
Tradition states that David was born to Saint Non at what is now St Non's, just to the south of the city, in about AD 500. It is said that he was baptised at Porthclais, now the city's port, and was brought up by his mother at
. St David may also have been educated at Ty Gwyn, Whitesands, by St Paulinus.
Cardigan Bay has numerous beaches, and a unique marine life. Much of the coast surrounding the bay is fertile farmland, dotted with towns and seaside resorts such as Fishguard, New Quay, Aberaeron,
, Aberystwyth, Borth, Aberdyfi, Tywyn, Barmouth, Porthmadog, Criccieth and Pwllheli on the Cambrian Coast. Smaller coastal villages include Cwmtydu, Nanternis and Llangrannog.
The SY postcode area, also known as the Shrewsbury postcode area, is a group of postcode districts primarily around Shrewsbury, but also covering Aberystwyth, Bishop's Castle, Borth, Bow Street, Bucknell, Caersws, Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Ellesmere, Llanbrynmair, Llandinam, Llanfechain, Llanfyllin, Llanidloes,
, Llanrhystud, Llansanffraid, Llanymynech, Ludlow, Lydbury North, Machynlleth, Malpas, Meifod, Montgomery, Newtown, Oswestry, Talybont, Tregaron, Welshpool, Whitchurch and Ystrad Meurig. Despite being centred on the large English town of Shrewsbury, more than half of the postcode area is in Wales.
The trail begins on the coast at the Central Hotel in
, then meanders through upland countryside to Plas Gelli, Tal-sarn, the mansion where Dylan and Caitlin lived for part of World War II. It continues to Lampeter, before turning west to wander along the beautiful Aeron valley. The walk passes Tyglyn Aeron (now a hotel) which was the summer home of the publisher, Geoffrey Faber – T. S. Eliot spent holidays here in the 1930s.
Tau went on sale in 2003, and is available in 750ml (25 fl oz) or 330ml (11 fl oz) bottles. It is sold by the company which produces Tŷ Nant mineral water, who drilled a new borehole into their spring in
, Wales, from which to draw water for their Tau range. Sales for the product were "excellent" in its first year, with main buyers being restaurants and hotels. The product is not available through retail outlets.
During this period, the ferry ran from the Easter bank holiday weekend until the end of September (the traditionally busy times of year for Aberaeron). On either quay, a hexagonal wooden hut housed sales of tickets and merchandise for the ferry. At the end of the season, the ferry and supporting structures were dismantled and stored for the winter in the nearby village of
The overhaul of the aldermanic bench saw the election of key figures from the liberal ranks. Having avoided the principle of electing from outside the Council four years previously this practice was now adopted once again, leading to criticism, most notably from the Liberal-supporting Cambrian News. It was noted in particular that three defeated candidates were elected, namely James Stevens at Cardigan, Daniel Jones of
and Davies of Cwrtmawr. J.T. Morgan of Talybont was also re-elected although he had not contested the election.
Finch was born in
, Ceredigion, and began learning the harp at the age of six. Her mother is German and her father English, but she is a fluent Welsh speaker. By the age of nine, she had passed her Grade VIII harp examination. She was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain at the age of ten, becoming the youngest of its members to play at The Proms. She studied harp with Elinor Bennett, who would become her mother-in-law, and later with Skaila Kanga at the Purcell School of Music in London.
The museum aims to reflect the rich history and archaeology of the county. There are notable collections of Welsh furniture, costume and many objects associated with the county's farming and agricultural heritage. There is a fine collection of taxidermy by the Hutchings family (1870s–1942) and many paintings by Alfred Worthington (1835–1925). The Museum organises temporary exhibitions on local history and art, and has displays at Lampter Library,; the Kite Centre in Tregaron and the Harbourmaster's office in New Quay. It also owns a cottage at
which is open during most August afternoons.
His maternal grandfather, Captain Evan Rowlands of
, was captain of , which whilst making passage between Brazil and the West Coast of Canada, on 22 May 1938 whilst under the control of a local pilot ran aground on Zealous Island, Messier Channel, Chile. Subsequently abandoned by her crew, salvage efforts were also abandoned on 6 June. Later he was captain of , which during the Battle of the Atlantic was torpedoed and sunk west of the Outer Hebrides () by with the loss of eight of her 38 crew. Survivors including Captain Rowlands were rescued by a Short Sunderland aircraft of 10 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force. Rowlands later retired to Llanrhystud, where Davies was born.
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