ecoes The first women jurors in Cardiff were sworn during January. The domestic science college was established Cooperative Wholesale Society also in this year Cardiff

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Ipums cps

The Rover car factory was opened in Tremorfa. The Labour Party gained control of City Council for first time this year. The last recorded burial in old Mary churchyard took place this year

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Brickleys

A reservoir was constructed at Penhill to supply water Cardiff now there were foreign consulates in Cardiffa sign of towns increasing international importance. The South Wales Daily News of Cardiff ceased racing started at Arms Park and Ninian Stadium did Speedway Sloper Road. The election of first National Assembly for Wales took place in May. The rebuilding of St John Church with its feet high tower was completed after about years work Cardiff recovered from Glynd attack. ended Principality Buildings Queen Street were opened and the Town Hall Mary was demolished

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Khelcey barrs

Llandaff Cathedral was very severely damaged Dewi Sant Church in Howard Gardens destroyed Cardiff Arms Park also hit. Heathfield House School for girls was opened. The first betting shops started trading City ere was record crowd of at Ninian Park for WalesEngland international. A road was built between Cardiff and the new town of Merthyr Tydfil reputedly largely financed by ironmaster Anthony Bacon

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Migraleve

Charlotte daughter and heiress of Philip Herbert last the male Cardiff Castle married John Jeffreys son notorious Hanging Judge George . In March regardless of the public outrage Cardiff Royal Infirmary closed and emergency services transferred to brand new state art unit on University Hospital Wales campus. The marcher lordship of Glamorgan including Cardiff was confiscated by crown after Henry Tudor Lancastrian victory previous year Battle Bosworth which Richard III House York killed. At Tongwynlais an iron foundry was established by the Sussex ironmaster Sir Henry Sidney. A new newspaper the South Wales Daily was launched

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Rushel shell

The Prince of Wales now Wetherspoons closed as theatre but continued to show films. Companies House in Maindy was opened. Cardiff Docks exported tons of coal this year Bowling Club the oldest Wales Sophia Gardens was founded. Local government reorganisation saw Cardiff revert to the unitary status had enjoyed from which meant was now County of its own and Capital City

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Greater anglia delay repay

In December the Welsh Rugby Team were declared unofficial champions world when Triple Crowns defeated previously all conquering Blacks Wales New Zealand game Arms Park. The Plaza Cinema North Road was opened November hundreds of homes Cardiff were damaged when twister hit city. The last of Cardiff five medieval gates South or Moor was demolished. The first building new Cathays Park civic centre was completed

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Pope John Paul II made the firstever Papal visit to Wales in June celebrated Mass Pontcanna Fields and was Freeman of Cardiff. James Callaghan became Foreign Secretary Students Union building was opened Park Place. Thomas Howell left money to found girls school in Llandaff but dispute over the will delayed its opening for three centuries. Census Wales population up to