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  • proper n. A maritime traditional county of Wales, bordered by Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Brecknockshire, Radnorshire, Montgomeryshire and Merionethshire.


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  • Aberporth in Cardiganshire was the sunniest place with a total of 235 hours, and, for the second month running, Eskdalemuir in Dumfriesshire had the least sunshine with 93 hours.

    The weather in June

  • So it was fitting that, immediately after a funeral and cremation in Aberystwyth, her birthplace, she should have been remembered in a service at the small Bethel chapel in Trefenter, the Cardiganshire village on Mynydd Bach, the mountain with which her life had been closely entwined.

    Lowri Gwilym obituary

  • In Wales, the people of Cardiganshire are stereotyped as being tight with their cash.

    Making Light: Open thread 137

  • Poetic Obituaries: Having been conceived by the banks of the river Aeron in Cardiganshire and thus her name Aeronwy Thomas Ellis, she was born during the blitz in London, where her father was writing scripts for war propaganda films.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • It was in Aberystwyth that Peter Madgewick and his colleagues did the research work which is the basis to his pioneering volume The Politics of Rural Wales: A Study of Cardiganshire 1973, the first book on Welsh politics to employ a systematic use of evidence in respect to public opinion.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Trefaldwyn from Cardiganshire, one in North and the other in South

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • I went to bed, intending next morning to go and see Plynlimmon, which I had left behind me on entering Cardiganshire.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • There are gates being pulled down in Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire and even in this county.


  • At high tide the boat could make for the station, but when the water was low it berthed on the Cardiganshire side, at a lower landing place, whence travellers and baggage proceeded by a little branch into Ynyslas station.

    The Story of the Cambrian A Biography of a Railway

  • The stationmaster's house, just over the river bridge is in Merioneth, and from the signalbox the signalman works an up distant signal which is planted in the soil of Cardiganshire!

    The Story of the Cambrian A Biography of a Railway


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