Thomas Williams Chance (1872 - 1954) was a Baptist minister and was principal at Cardiff Baptist College. He was born in Cardiff and died in 1954 after an operation at Hereford County Hospital. Chance was an enthusiastic and well respected member of the Baptist community in Cardiff. He was a member of Albany Road Church in Cardiff and was Chairman of the city's Baptist Board for 21 years. From 1934 to 1935 he served as President of the East Glamorgan Baptist Association and he was also supportive of the missionary work of the Christian Endeavour Society.
Cardiff is the capital of Wales, and its largest city. The eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom, it is Wales's chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural institutions and Welsh media, and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales. At the 2011 census, the unitary authority area population was estimated to be 346,090, and the wider urban area 479,000. Cardiff is a significant tourist centre and the most popular visitor destination in Wales with 21.3 million visitors in 2017. In 2011, Cardiff was ranked sixth in the world in National Geographic's alternative tourist destinations.
Hereford County Hospital is an acute general hospital located in Hereford and operated by Wye Valley NHS Trust.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only, and doing so by complete immersion. Baptist churches also generally subscribe to the doctrines of soul competency, sola fide, sola scriptura and congregationalist church government. Baptists generally recognize two ordinances: baptism and communion. They belong to the Protestant tradition.
Anglo-Welsh literature and Welsh writing in English are terms used to describe works written in the English language by Welsh writers. It has been recognised as a distinctive entity only since the 20th century. The need for a separate identity for this kind of writing arose because of the parallel development of modern Welsh-language literature; as such it is perhaps the youngest branch of English-language literature in the British Isles.
David Alfred Thomas, 1st Viscount Rhondda, PC was a Welsh industrialist and Liberal politician. He was UK Member of Parliament (MP) for Merthyr Tydfil from 1888 until the January 1910 general election, then MP for Cardiff until the December 1910 general election, when he left politics to concentrate on his business interests. He was made a member of the Privy Council in 1916. He later held office, notably as "Food Controller" in Lloyd George's wartime coalition government.
William John Gruffydd was a Welsh academic, poet, writer, and politician.
Taff's Well, considered part of the Cardiff area is a semi-rural village, community and electoral ward located 6 miles (9.7 km) to the North of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Known locally as the 'Gates to the Valleys', it is located at the south easterly tip of Rhondda Cynon Taf. It is separated from Gwaelod Y Garth by the River Taff. Taff's Well is distinguished because it contains the only thermal spring in Wales. The tepid water is thought to rise along a fault-line from the Carboniferous Limestone, in somewhat similar manner to the warm springs at Bristol and Bath. Various religious groups regard it as a spiritual site.
Hilary Adair Marquand, was a British economist and Labour Party politician.
Rhys Haydn Williams, born in Cwmllynfell, was a Welsh rugby union lock forward who gained 23 caps for Wales and ten consecutive caps for the British Lions. At club level he played primarily for Llanelli RFC, captaining them for a season. He also represented the Barbarians becoming the most capped Welsh representative of the club. In his later life he became a sports administrator, including the role of vice-president of the Welsh Rugby Union. Rugby historian John Griffiths described Williams as "the finest line-jumper in the world" and "the most accomplished British lock of the 1950s".
Thomas Baldwin Peddie was an American Republican politician who represented New Jersey's 6th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1877 to 1879. Earlier he was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1864 to 1865 and the Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, from 1866 to 1869.
Clifford Mitchell Walker was an American attorney and politician from Georgia.
Sir William Thomas Williams, QC was a British Labour Co-operative politician.
Alfred Thomas, 1st Baron Pontypridd, was a Welsh Liberal Party politician, who served as MP for East Glamorganshire from 1885 until 1910, when he was elevated to the peerage as Lord Pontypridd.
East Glamorganshire was a parliamentary constituency in Glamorganshire, Wales. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.
Frederick Delbert "Fred" Schwengel was a Republican U.S. Representative from southeastern Iowa.
William Rex Willis was a Welsh international rugby union scrum-half who played club rugby for Cardiff and invitational rugby for the Barbarians. He won 21 caps for Wales and was selected to play in the British Lions on the 1950 tour of Australia and New Zealand.
St John the Baptist Church is a Grade I listed parish church in Cardiff, Wales, the only church dating to pre-Medieval times in Cardiff city centre and the only medieval building other than Cardiff Castle.
The 2012 Football League Cup Final was a football match between Cardiff City and Liverpool on 26 February 2012 at Wembley Stadium, London. It was the final match of the 2011–12 Football League Cup, the 52nd season of the Football League Cup, a football competition for the 92 teams in the Premier League and the Football League. Cardiff were appearing in their first final, while Liverpool were appearing in the final for the eleventh time; they had previously won seven and lost three finals.
Malcolm Collins is an ex-amateur boxer from Cardiff, Wales, who competed in the lightweight division. Never turning professional he is notable for represented Wales in two Commonwealth Games winning silver in both the 1954 Games in Vancouver and the 1958 Games in Cardiff.
Thomas Maurice Hughes was an eminent Welsh Anglican priest in the second half of the twentieth century: he was the Archdeacon of Margam from 1961 to 1965; and Archdeacon of Llandaff from 1965 to 1969; and an Assistant Bishop of Llandaff from 1961 until 1970.
Thomas Henry Thomas was a Welsh artist particularly active in Cardiff. He was also interested in botany, geology, history, and archaeology which were often the subjects of his art works. He was a Fellow of the Royal Cambrian Academy of Art which was established in 1881. He was a leading force behind the founding of the National Museum of Wales and in the use of the red dragon symbolizing Wales.
Cardiff Reform Synagogue is a synagogue in Cardiff, Wales. It is a member of the Movement for Reform Judaism.
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