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The Baptist theological college of Pontypool was removed to Cardiff in 1895.
It has also been conferred during the closing years of the 19th century by letters patent on other cities - Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds, Cardiff, Bradford, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Belfast, Cork.
In 1901, at Cardiff, competition was invited in portable oil engines, agricultural locomotive oil engines and small ice-making plant suitable for a dairy.
Edward II.'s charter of 1324 indicates that Cardiff ha, d become even then a trading and shipping centre of some importance.
The Glamorganshire canal, opened in 1794, runs from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydfil, with a branch to Aberdare.Advertisement
The increase of the population of Cardiff during the 19th century was phenomenal; from 1870 inhabitants in 180r, and 6187 in 1831 it grew to 3 2, 954 in 1861.
The commercial greatness of Cardiff is due to the vast coal and iron deposits of the country drained by the Taff and Rhymney, between whose outlets the town is situated.
But a great impetus to its development was given by the 2nd marquess of Bute, who has often been described as the second founder of Cardiff.
The Rhymney railway to Cardiff was completed in 1858 and the trade of the port so vastly increased that the shipment of coal and coke went up from 4562 tons in 1839 to 1,796,000 tons in 1860.
The Bute trustees in 1885 acquired the Glamorgan canal and its dock, and in the following year obtained an act for vesting their various docks and the canal in a company now known as the Cardiff Railway Company.Advertisement
The South Bute dock of 502 acres, authorized in 1894 and capable of accommodating the largest vessels afloat, was opened in 1907, bringing the whole dock area of Cardiff (including timber ponds) to about 210 acres.
The landing of foreign cattle is permitted by the Board of Trade, and there are cattle lairs and abattoirs near the Cardiff wharf.
The total exports of the Cardiff docks in 1906 amounted to 8,767,502 tons, of which 8, 433, 629 tons were coal, coke and patent fuel, 151,912 were iron and steel and their manufactures, and 181,076 tons of general merchandise.
What Cardiff lacks is a corresponding import trade, for its imports in 1906 amounted to only 2,108,133 tons, of which the chief items were iron ore (8 9 5,610 tons), pit-wood (303,407), grain and flour (298,197).
Taking "the port of Cardiff" in its technical sense as including Barry and Penarth, it is the first port in the kingdom for shipping cleared to foreign countries and British possessions, second in the kingdom for its timber imports, and first in the world for shipment of coal.Advertisement
No traces have been found of any pre-Roman settlement at Cardiff.
Excavations carried out by the marquess of Bute from 188 9 onward furnished for the first time conclusive proof that Cardiff had been a Roman station, and also revealed the sequence of changes which it had subsequently undergone.
The scene of the "sparrow-hawk" tournament, described in Geraint and Enid, one of the Arthurian romances, is laid at Cardiff.
On the conquest of the district by the Normans under Fitz Hamon, Cardiff became the caput of the seigniory of Glamorgan, and the castle the residence of its lords.
Through the daughter and granddaughter of the 7th earl the castle and estates became the property of the 1st marquess of Bute (who was created Baron Cardiff in 1776), to whose direct descendant they now belong.Advertisement
In 1284 the inhabitants petitioned the burgesses of Hereford for a certified copy of the customs of the latter town, and these furnished a model for the later demands of the growing community at Cardiff from its lords, while Cardiff in turn furnished the model for the Glamorgan towns such as Neath and Kenfig.
Among the many early English kings who visited or passed through Cardiff was Henry II., on whom in 1171, outside St Piran's chapel (which has long since disappeared), was urged the duty of Sunday observance.
In 1555 Rawlins White, a fisherman, was burnt at Cardiff for his Protestantism, and in 1679 two Catholic priests were executed for recusancy.
The charters of Cardiff and "Materials for a History of the County Borough from the Earliest Times" were published by order of the corporation in Cardiff Records (5 vols., 1898, sqq.).
See also a Handbook of Cardiff and District, prepared for the use of the British Association, 1891; Cardiff, an Illustrated Handbook, 1896; the Annual Report of the Cardiff Chamber of Commerce; the Calendar of the University College.Advertisement
In 1661 the corporation of Cardiff complained of Cardiff's impoverishment by reason of a fair held every three weeks for the previous four years at Caerphilly, though "no Borough."
Indeed, experiments have been made in this direction near Cardiff in South Wales.
Neath is a borough by prescription and received its first charter about the middle of the 12th century from William, earl of Gloucester, who granted its burgesses the same customs as those of Cardiff.
By his marriage with Mary, daughter of Edward Wortley Montagu of Wortley, Yorkshire, who in 1761 was created Baroness Mount Stuart of Wortley, and through whom he became possessed of the enormous Wortley property, he had, besides six daughters, five sons, the eldest of whom, John, Lord Cardiff (1744-1814), succeeded him as 4th earl and was created a marquess in 1796.
Barry owes its seaport to the determination of a number of colliery owners to secure an alternative port to Cardiff, with an independent railway to it from the coalfields.
On the 2nd of April 1645 he was given the command of a cavalry regiment in Cromwell's division of Fairfax's army, was appointed governor of Chichester on 10th May, and in December was returned to parliament for Cardiff.
The Calvinistic Methodists form in some respects the strongest church in Wales, and its forward movement, headed by Dr. John Pugh of Cardiff, has brought thousands into its fold since its establishment in 1891.
There is only one line of railway, over which several companies, however, have running powers, so that the town may be reached by the Brecon & Merthyr railway from Merthyr, Cardiff and Newport, by the Cambrian from Builth Wells, or by the Midland from Hereford and Swansea respectively.
Of the English examples a few have been carefully excavated, notably Gellygaer between Cardiff and Brecon, one of the most perfect specimens to be found anywhere in the Roman empire of a Roman fort dating from the end of the ist century A.D.; Hardknott, on a Cumberland moor overhanging Upper Eskdale; and Housesteads on Hadrian's wall.
A similar road ran along the south coast from Caerleon-on-Usk past a fort at Cardiff and perhaps others, to Carmarthen.
Merthyr Tydfil draws its supply from the lesser Taff, while Cardiff's main supply comes from the Great Taff valley, where, under acts of 1884 and 1894, two reservoirs with a capacity of 668 million gallons have been constructed and a third authorized.
The Taff (40 m.), rising amongst the Brecon Beacons, enters the Bristol Channel at Cardiff.
Copper, tin and lead works are everywhere numerous in the busy valleys of north Glamorgan and in the neighbourhoods of Swansea, Neath, Cardiff and Llanelly.
The two principal railways serving the Principality are the London & North-Western, which passes along the North Wales coast-line by way of Conway and Bangor, crosses the Menai Strait and has its terminus at Holyhead; and the Great Western, which traverses South Wales by way of Cardiff, Landore, Llanelly and Carmarthen, and has its principal terminal station at Fishguard Harbour.
Steamboats likewise ply between Milford, Tenby, Swansea and Cardiff and Bristol; also between Swansea and Cardiff and Dublin; and there is a regular service between Swansea and Ilfracombe.
The rich low-lying lands of Morganwg and Gwent were thus firmly occupied, nor were they ever permanently recovered by the Welsh princes; and such natives as remained were kept in subjection by the almost impregnable fortresses of stone erected at Caerphilly, Cardiff, Cowbridge, Neath, Kidwelly and other places.
Municipal charters and market privileges were now granted to such towns as Cardiff, Carmarthen, Builth, Cardigan, Montgomery, Aberystwith, Newborough, &c., and this wise policy was continued under Edward II.
The University College of Wales was founded at Aberystwyth in 1872; that of South Wales at Cardiff in 1883; and of North Wales at Bangor in 1884.
Emboldened by success, a large band of rioters marched into the town of Carmarthen on the 10th of June and attacked the workhouse, but on this occasion they were dispersed by a troop of cavalry which had hurried from Cardiff.
The assizes and quarter sessions for Glamorgan are held at Swansea alternately with Cardiff.
Its status was only that of a "creek" in the port of Cardiff till 1685, when it was made an independent port with jurisdiction over Newton (now Porthcawl), Neath or Briton Ferry and South Burry, its limits being defined in 1847 as extending from Nash Point on the east to Whitford Point on the west, but in 1904 Port Talbot, which was included in this area, was made into a separate port.
Each chief valley has a railway connecting a string of mining villages, and converging seaward to the busy ports of Newport, Cardiff and Barry (a town created on a sandy island by the excavation of a great dock to form an outlet for the mines).
Numerous additional main lines - Reading to Newbury, Weymouth and the west, a new line opened in 1906 between Castle Cary and Langport effecting a great reduction in mileage between London and Exeter and places beyond; Didcot, Oxford, Birmingham, Shrewsbury, Chester with connexions northward, and to North Wales; Oxford to Worcester, and Swindon to Gloucester and the west of England; South Welsh system (through route from London via Wootton Bassett or via Bristol, and the Severn tunnel), Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Milford.
The tonnage annually shipped ranges from about 42 millions of tons in the case of Newcastle to some half a million in the case of Liverpool; but the export trade of Cardiff in South Wales far surpasses that of any English port, being more than three times that of Newcastle in 1903.
The coastwise carrying trade is also important, the bulk being shared about equally by Sunderland, Newcastle, South Shields and Cardiff, while Liverpool has also a large share.
From the gypsum beds near Fort Dodge was taken in 1868 the block of gypsum from which was modelled the "Cardiff Giant," a rudely-fashioned human figure, which was buried near Cardiff, Onondaga county, New York, where it was "discovered" late in 1869.
Davids in io81, and founded Cardiff Castle to mark the boundary of his realm north of the Bristol Channel.
In July 1403 came the crisis of King Henrys reign; while Glendower burst into South Wales, and overran the whole Insurrec- countryside as far as Cardiff and Carmarthen, the tion In the Percjes raised their banner in the North.
On October 20th he spoke at Newcastle, on the 21st at Tynemouth, on the 27th at Liverpool, insisting that free-trade had never been a working-class measure and that it could not be reconciled with trade-unionism; on November 4th at Birmingham, on the 10th at Cardiff, on the 21st at Newport, and on December 16th at Leeds.
A horticultural society has lately been established at Cardiff under favorable auspices, which may perhaps restore the culture of the apple.
So it was with slight trepidation I boarded the train in Cardiff on Saturday morning.
Simon was an official accompanist for last year's BBC Singer of the World in Cardiff Competition.
In 1991, we began producing alternators at our Cardiff plant in South Wales.
He was appointed archbishop of Cardiff on 29 March 1983.
It offers free door locks and personal attack to 1,800 homes in Cardiff and surrounding area each year.
With captain Graham Kavanagh out through injury Tony Vidmar took the skipper's armband in his place for Cardiff.
It was 13 minutes before Cardiff mounted a serious attack but Jason Koumas ' corner flew across goal without anyone getting the final touch.
A 10-mile tidal barrage has been proposed for the Severn estuary from the west of Cardiff to Somerset.
What makes Cardiff a particularly dynamic place to be is, we believe, a unique blend of staff.
In a rare breakaway Thompson had the ball in the Cardiff net, but it was disallowed for a foul on Warner.
Haven't been to a gig in a place this small for many a year, even makes the Barfly in Cardiff seem cavernous!
Saints have received 1806 tickets for the top-of-the-table clash at Cardiff on Tuesday October 17.
Play began with a corner to Reading and Cardiff were caught cold as Ivar Ingimarsson nodded the visitors ahead in the 39th minute.
At the southern end, cycling commuters use it to get to and from work in Cardiff.
The last time the Swans played in Cardiff, police escorted a convoy of 32 busses.
He was back in the Football League within a year, signing for Cardiff City, who had long coveted his talents.
A gentleman in the audience had traveled from Cardiff to see this croup - how's that for enthusiasm?
The snow also caused flight delays at Cardiff International Airport.
All Cardiff is here - not just the tourist destinations.
Cardiff's version of romance, in case you were wondering, is when your candlelit dinner is serenaded by The Ramones.
A group of Cardiff lecturers are particularly disgruntled, pointing out that a better 16% deal was offered at Ulster.
This service provides out-of-hours emergency care for many of the veterinary practices in Cardiff, the Rhymney and the Rhondda Valleys.
When England played Wales in Cardiff recently, I felt a bit envious of the Welsh who sang their own national anthem.
He attended the Cardiff College of Music and Drama and studied euphonium under the renowned Aaron Trotman.
The Cardiff keeper was at full stretch to make a fingertip save from the massive striker's header early after the interval.
Cardiff and Newport scenes in 1965 when there was still steam hauled freight by both large and small tank engines.
The event, held at Cardiff University, attracted a large number of participants including genetic counseling students, social scientists and clinicians.
My client based in Cardiff is an established manufacturing company, currently experiencing a period of sustained growth.
The company also operates the heliports at Penzance and Cardiff.
Graham Kavanagh had started to become more influential, pulling the strings in the middle of Cardiff's midfield.
Cardiff started slowly, got better but looked very jaded in the final stages.
The main campus is an ideal venue taking full advantage of the University's prime location in Cardiff's civic center.
Instead, I watched the match at the Wharf pub in Cardiff Bay.
His fantasy castles - Cardiff Castle and Castel Coch - designed by William Burges, sprang from a romantic medievalism.
The mollusca Section at NMW, Cardiff holds one of the largest mollusk collections in Europe.
He rushed to open a third story window after listening to hours of droning monotone on the Cardiff Bay Barrage Bill.
At nineteen she returned to Cardiff to study optometry.
He then studied at Cardiff University for an MA in Eighteenth Century English Music and, in particular, English oratorio of the period.
Cardiff, roared on by a fiercely partisan crowd, refused to bow.
Cardiff council said European regulations meant tea bags or vegetable peelings could not go in bins used to collect " green " waste.
When it flowed this rivulet was reputed to mark the ancient boundary between the parishes of Cardiff and Llandaf.
A Cardiff trawler skipper later lost his ticket for a number of years for failing to stop and pick up the survivors.
Cardiff has been attracting change like a rolling snowball attracts snow.
Cardiff acoustic songstress Julia Harris makes a very welcome return with her ' red case ' full of gutsy, passionate songs.
The reason has to do with the Irish carrier's current spat with Cardiff Wales airport.
Cardiff City have asked for even more time to deliver its 30,000 seater stadium project.
A minute later Cardiff were down to ten men, before Neil Warnock made two half-time substitutions to turn the game round.
Thomas Cook and Chelsea have withdrawn the train charter to Cardiff - not enough takers.
Most runners don't have the temerity to enter the Reebok Cross Country at Cardiff Castle, let alone dress for the occasion.
Katri Saavalainen somehow became tentative at this point, handing over free balls to Cardiff Ladies.
Armed with a digital camera, each had to illustrate the theme of " old and new Cardiff " .
In 1977 he moved to his present post as principal tuba with the B.B.C. National Orchestra of Wales based in Cardiff.
She set out with 29 hands from Cardiff for Bombay with coals, initially being towed by two tugs.
Video sample This sample is taken from Gray suit 7 a brief solo performance recorded in a Cardiff pedestrian underpass.
Watford took three giant steps toward the play-off final in Cardiff with an emphatic win over Crystal Palace this afternoon.
It includes references to some Cardiff shipping, the Merthyr Riots and the Bute v John Wood political wrangles, among other things.
Cardiff is also the terminus of both the Taff Vale and the Rhymney railways, the latter affording the London & North-Western railway access to the town.
The Barry line from Barry dock joins the Great Western and Taff Vale railways at Cardiff, and the Cardiff Railway Company (which owns all the docks) has a line from Pontypridd via Llanishen to the docks.
The opening of the Taff Vale railway in 1840 and of the South Wales railway to Cardiff in 1850 necessitated further accommodation, and the trustees of the marquess (who died in 1848) began in 1851 and opened in 1855 the East Bute dock and basin measuring 464 acres.
Still they fell far short of the requirements of the district for in 1865 the Taff Vale Railway Company opened a dock of 26 acres under the headland at Penarth, while in 1884 a group of colliery owners, dissatisfied with their treatment at Cardiff, obtained powers to construct docks at Barry which are now 114 acres in extent.
In 1858 was opened the Rhymney railway from Rhymney to Caerphilly and on to Taff's Well, whence it had running powers over the Taff Vale railway to Cardiff, but in 1871, by means of a tunnel about 2000 yds.
Its station is a terminus on the Barry railway, which starts at Hafod in the Rhondda Valley, where it joins the Taff Vale railway, having also junctions with the same line for Aberdare and Merthyr at Treforest, and for Cardiff and Penarth at Cogan, and with the Great Western main line at Peterstone and St Fagans.
Nor is the question of the vernacular itself of necessity bound up with this new movement, for Wales is essentially a bi-lingual country, wherein every educated Cymro speaks and writes English with ease, and where also large towns and whole districts - such as Cardiff, south Monmouth, the Vale of Glamorgan, Gower, south Glamorgan, south Pembroke, east Flint, Radnorshire and Breconshire - remain practically monoglot English-speaking.
Dr. Victoria Lewis is a specialist registrar in dermatology working at the Welsh Institute of Dermatology in Cardiff.
It will be a semi- rotunda building, showing a view of part of the Cardiff Bay space.
I ca n't do Cardiff, we 're hosting a pirate-themed rum cocktail party.
At a time when football has been more about sex scandals than the sport, Cardiff City did n't want to miss out.
Europe 's youngest capital, Cardiff is a busy city with small-town charms to suit any mood.
The reason has to do with the Irish carrier 's current spat with Cardiff Wales airport.
Speaking on behalf of the people of Cardiff, I 'm pleased that no one was hurt.
Tony Jenkins, Cardiff What 's better than being an insane fat sumo wrestler?
Most runners do n't have the temerity to enter the Reebok Cross Country at Cardiff Castle, let alone dress for the occasion.
Armed with a digital camera, each had to illustrate the theme of " old and new Cardiff ".
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The collections comprise objects from all over Wales but there is a leaning toward Cardiff 's once-extensive tramp shipping industry.
The peaceful waterfront location, just a 20-minute drive from Cardiff, is hard to beat.
The ports in Great Britain at which foreign animals may be landed are Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Hull, Liverpool, London; t 'Manchester and Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
In 1905 Cardiff was selected by a privy council committee to be the site of a state-aided national museum for Wales, the whole contents of the museum and art gallery, together with a site in Cathays Park, having been offered by the corporation for the purpose.
In virtue of its being the shire-town, Cardiff acquired in 1535 the right to send one representative to parliament, which it did until 1832, from which date Cowbridge and Llantrisant have been joined with it as contributory boroughs returning one member.
The great sessions for the county were during their whole existence from 1542 to 1830 held at Cardiff, but the assizes (which replaced them) have since then been held at Swansea and Cardiff alternately, as also are the quarter sessions for Glamorgan.
It was for centuries a "head port," its limits extending from Chepstow to Llanelly; in the 18th century it sank to the position of "a creek" of the port of Bristol, but about 1840 it was made independent, its limits for customs' purposes being defined as from the Rumney estuary to Nash Point, so that technically the "port of Cardiff" includes Barry and Penarth as well as Cardiff proper.
The newspapers of Cardiff include two weeklies, the Cardiff Times and Weekly Mail, founded in 1857 and 1870 respectively, two morning dailies, the South Wales Daily News and Western Mail, established in 1872 and 1869 respectively, and two evening dailies.
Both he and his wife occupied themselves with preaching, first in Cornwall and then in Cardiff and Walsall.