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Below are English language articles that have been re-transcribed and extracted randomly to illustrate what is available, there are many that are not extracted here that include names of local people
- From The Glamorgan Gazette 9th October 1908
LLANDOW. Diocesan Inspector's Report.—The following report has been received from the Diocesan Inspector on Llandow School: — The children throughout this little school have been very fully and carefully taught, and passed in all respects a thoroughly satisfactory and creditable examination. The written work was accurately and neatly done. The hymns were well known and sung, and the tone and discipline are excellent." The school ia classed ".Excellent."
- From the South Wales Daily News 19th November 1877
LLANDOW, COWBRIDGE. THE RE-OPENING OF THE PARISH CHURCH.-This ancient parish church was re-opened for divine service on Wednesday last, For some time its dilapidated condition had caused anxiety and attracted attention. At last, through the zeal and energy of the vicar, the Rev. W. J. Edwards, it has again assumed its pristine beauty. The preachers at the re-opening services were the Very Rev. H. Lynch Blosse, M.A., Dean of Llandaff; the Rev. O. Bowen Price, B.D., of Cowbridge, and the Rey. J. Powell Jones, B.D., of Llantrissant.
- From the Weekly Mail 10th September 1910
"LADIES OF LLANDOW." HIGH-FALUTIN WAYS OF WELSH FARMER'S' DAUGHTERS. At the Glamorgan Agricultural Committee on Monday it was reported that some dairy classes conducted in the Vale of Glamorgan had not been very successful because the farmers' daughters did not attend, as they had no desire to mix up with the farm domestic servants who made up the classes. A gentleman present delivered his soul thus: —
"THE LADIES OF LLANDOW. Oh, tell me. gentle stranger, oh, prithee, tell me how
Come these high-falutin' ways in the ladies of Llandow?"
- From the South Wales Echo (Special edition) 23rd October 1889
RESTORATION OF LLANDOW CHURCH. The restoration of this interesting little church, near Cowbridge, has now been commenced. The church will be fitted with new seats, prayer-desk, lectern, chancel seats, and altar table, all of oak, and also a stone pulpit. The work is being carried out under the dIrection of Messrs Kempson and Fowler, architects, Llandaff, Mr John Morgan, of Llantrissant, being the contractor.
- From the Evening Express (Third Edition) 9th September 1892
THE LLANDOW MYSTERY SOLVED. The description of the man who committed suicide near Llandow Rectory, Cow bridge, by shooting himself with a revolver, on the 27th ult., having been well circulated, and the articles found upon him described, the number of his watch has been recognised by a London jeweller as having been sold by him to the deceased. The relatives were communicated with, ............(part extract)..........
- From the Evening Express (Fifth Edition) 15th November 1905
THE BENEFICE OF LLANDOW. The principal and follows of Jesus Oxford, have appointed the Rev. Richard Edmonds Jones, M.A., to the benefice of Llandow, vacated by the Rev. D. T. Griffiths, M.A., now of Llantrisant. Mr. Jones is a late scholar of Jesus Colllege, Oxford, and took first-class in classical moderations.