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Maerdy (Y Maerdy) is a village and community in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, and within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan, Wales, lying at the head of the Rhondda Fach Valley. [1]

32 relations: Arsenal F.C., Arthur Horner (trade unionist), Coal mining, Communist Party of Great Britain, Community (Wales), Community Archives Wales, County borough, Ferndale, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Glamorgan, Goalkeeper, Little Moscow, Lynn Howells, Maerdy Branch, Mardy Colliery, Mid Glamorgan, Middle Ages, Pentre, Pontygwaith, Rhondda, Reeve (England), Rhondda, Rhondda (Assembly constituency), Rhondda (UK Parliament constituency), Rhondda Cynon Taf, Rugby union, Socialism, Spanish Civil War, Syndicalism, Taff Trail, Taff Vale Railway, Tower Colliery, UK miners' strike (1984–85), Welsh language.

Arsenal F.C.

Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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Arthur Horner (trade unionist)

Arthur Lewis Horner (5 April 1894 – 4 September 1968) was a Welsh trade union leader and communist politician.

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Coal mining

Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground.

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Communist Party of Great Britain

The Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) was a British communist party which was the largest communist party in Great Britain, although it never became a mass party like those in France and Italy.

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Community (Wales)

A community (cymuned) is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest tier of local government in Wales.

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Community Archives Wales

Community Archives Wales (CAW) is a website of digital content created and maintained by a number of community heritage groups from across Wales.

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County borough

County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.

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Ferndale, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Ferndale (Glynrhedynog) is a small town located in the Rhondda Valley in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

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Glamorgan, or sometimes Glamorganshire, (Morgannwg or Sir Forgannwg) is one of the thirteen historic counties of Wales and a former administrative county of Wales.

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In many team sports which involve scoring goals, the goalkeeper (termed goaltender, netminder, goalie or keeper in some sports) is a designated player charged with directly preventing the opposing team from scoring by intercepting shots at goal.

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Little Moscow

Little Moscow was a term for towns and villages in capitalist societies whose population appeared to hold extreme left-wing political values or communist views.

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Lynn Howells

Lynn Howells (born 29 May 1950) is a Welsh rugby union coach, who until March 2018 was the head coach of the Romanian national team, haven been the manager of the national side for 10 months prior to his appointment.

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Maerdy Branch

The Maerdy Branch was a railway branch line in South Wales.

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Mardy Colliery

Maerdy Colliery was a coal mine located in the South Wales village of Maerdy (Y Maerdy), in the Rhondda Valley, located in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, and within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan, Wales.

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Mid Glamorgan

Mid Glamorgan (Morgannwg Ganol) is a preserved county of Wales.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Pentre is a village and community, near Treorchy in Rhondda valley, falling within the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

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Pontygwaith, Rhondda

Pontygwaith (Welsh language: "Bridge to work" or "Bridge of the Ironworks") is a small village located in the Rhondda Fach valley in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

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Reeve (England)

Originally in Anglo-Saxon England the reeve was a senior official with local responsibilities under the Crown, e.g., as the chief magistrate of a town or district.

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Rhondda, or the Rhondda Valley (Cwm Rhondda), is a former coal mining valley in Wales, formerly a local government district, consisting of 16 communities built around the River Rhondda.

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Rhondda (Assembly constituency)

Rhondda is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales.

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Rhondda (UK Parliament constituency)

Rhondda is a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Rhondda Cynon Taf

Rhondda Cynon Taf, or RCT, is a county borough in the south of Wales.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

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Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.

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Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War (Guerra Civil Española),Also known as The Crusade (La Cruzada) among Nationalists, the Fourth Carlist War (Cuarta Guerra Carlista) among Carlists, and The Rebellion (La Rebelión) or Uprising (Sublevación) among Republicans.

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Syndicalism is a proposed type of economic system, considered a replacement for capitalism.

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Taff Trail

The Taff Trail (Taith Taf) is a popular walking and cycle path that runs for between Cardiff Bay and Brecon in Wales.

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Taff Vale Railway

The Taff Vale Railway (TVR) was a standard gauge railway in South Wales, built to serve the iron and coal industries around Merthyr, and to connect them with docks in Cardiff.

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Tower Colliery

Tower Colliery (Welsh: Glofa'r Tŵr) was the oldest continuously working deep-coal mine in the United Kingdom, and possibly the world, until its closure in 2008.

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UK miners' strike (1984–85)

The miners' strike of 1984–85 was a major industrial action to shut down the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maerdy

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