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Old 15-01-2015, 11:41 PM   #307
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Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains.. It has a population of 3,412..Llangollen takes its name from the Welsh llan meaning "a religious settlement" and Saint Collen, a 6th-century monk who founded a church beside the river.. St Collen is said to have arrived in Llangollen by coracle.. As there are no other churches in Wales dedicated to St Collen, it is possible that he may have had connections in Colan in Cornwall, and Langolen in Brittany...Situated above the town to the north is Castell Dinas Brân, a stronghold of the Princes of Powys.. On the outskirts of the town is Plas Newydd ("New Place" or "New Hall"), home of the Ladies of Llangollen, the Honourable Sarah Ponsonby, Lady Eleanor Butler and their maid Mary Caryll..The ancient parish of Llangollen was divided into three treanau (trean being the Welsh for "third"): Llangollen Traean, Trefor Traean, and Glyn Traean..



Today Llangollen relies heavily on the tourist industry, but still gains substantial income from farming..In the late 19th century, Llangollen had a weekly newspaper, the Llangollen Advertiser..Llangollen hosted the National Eisteddfod in 1908.. The Gorsedd ceremony was held on the Hermitage Field, next to Plas Newydd, and the circle of stones were later moved into the grounds of the hall.. The eisteddfod itself took place on the old Vicarage Field at Fronhyfyd and was visited by David Lloyd George, accompanied by Winston Churchill..Llangollen was an important coaching stop for the mail coach on the old mail route, now the A5 road from London to Holyhead..

The Ellesmere Canal was intended to connect the coal mines and ironworks at Ruabon and Wrexham to the canal network and thence to the sea via the River Mersey and the River Severn..A feeder canal, navigable to Llangollen, was constructed from Trevor to tap water from the River Dee at Llantysilio (at the weir called "Horseshoe Falls")..Until recently it was properly called the Llangollen Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal, though it is now known as the Llangollen Canal..The canal supplied enough Dee water to supply Crewe and Nantwich, and when commercial carrying failed in the 40s, it was its function as a water supply which kept it open..Llangollen on the River Dee hosts white water Slalom canoeing and kayaking, being host to International and UK events..Thermals rising up the valley sides to the south of the town are used for paragliding.. Mountain bikers enjoy the hills..Llangollen was the finishing point of the first massed-start cycle race held on British roads, on 7 June 42..

The disappearance of Trevaline Evans is a missing persons case from 1990, concerning a 52-year-old woman who vanished without trace from her antiques shop in Llangollen, North Wales, United Kingdom..On Saturday 16 June 1990 at about 12:40pm, Trevaline Evans left a note on the front door of her shop, Attic Antiques on Church Street, saying she would be back "in two minutes".. It is known that she bought an apple and a banana and was seen crossing the nearby Castle Street.. As a banana skin was found in a dustbin in the shop after this time, it is thought she must have returned there.. However, this has never been established.. Evans's handbag was left behind in the shop, and her car remained parked just a few yards away..In 1999, Evans's only child, her son Richard, died of a heart attack.. On the 20th anniversary of Evans's disappearance, the case was re-examined yet no new evidence emerged..He was later to work as a housemaster at Lancing College- "U Can't Touch This" by MC Hammer peaks at #8...


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