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Abbeys, Cathedrals
and Churches of Wales

Aberconwy Abbey
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Cribinau - St Cwyfan's
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St David's Cathedral
St Dogmaels Abbey
St Giles' Church, Wrexham
St Hilda's Church
St Illtyd's Church, Llantwit Major
St Mary's Church, Swansea
St Mary's Church, Tenby
St Peter ad Vinculal
Strata Florida Abbey
Talley Abbey
Tintern Abbey
Valle Crucis Abbey
Whitland Abbey

Welsh Saints
Aaron of Aleth
Saint Armel
Saint Asaph
Saint Baglan
Baruc
Beuno
Brioc
Brychan
Brynach
Cadoc
Cadwaladr
Saint Canna
Carantoc
Cenydd
Cybi
Cynllo
Saint David
Deiniol
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Douai Martyrs
Dubricius
Saint Dunod
Dwynwen
Elen
Saint Eluned
Gildas
Saint Richard Gwyn
lltud
Saint John Jones
Julius and Aaron
Saint Keyne
David Lewis
Saint Mabena
Maedoc
Malo
Morwenna
Saint Nectan
Oudoceus
Pabo Post Prydain
Paul Aurelian
Paulinus of Wales
Saint Peris
Saint Petroc
Saint Pyr
Saint John Roberts
Samson of Dol
Seiriol
Teilo
Tewdrig
Tudwal
Tydfil
Tysilio
Saint Veep
Winefride

Welsh Islands
Anglesey
Bardsey Island
Barry Island
Caldey Island
Cardigan Island
Church Island
Cribinau
Flat Holm
Gateholm
Grassholm
Holy Island, Anglesey
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Gwynfor Evans (politician) born 1912 in Barry

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Victor Spinetti (actor) born 1932 in Abergavenny

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Max Boyce (entertainer) born 1945

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