list of the names and residences of the High sheriffs of ... Glamorgan from 1541 to 1966
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list of the names and residences of the High sheriffs of ... Glamorgan from 1541 to 1966 by Glamorgan. County Record Office.

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Published by G. Williams) in (Llanharan .
Written in English


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Statementwith an introduction by Richard John ... and notes by George Williams.
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. :
Number of Pages111
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Open LibraryOL20714886M

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