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Conductor, Haydn Bebb
This band was formed in the year 1897 by a few local enthusiasts who decided to buy a set of brass instruments. Since those days the band has engaged the services of the best band-teachers, thereby rising to first rank, a status that has been maintained for over twenty years.
The present conductor,
Haydn Bebb , started his musical career with the band as a cornet player.


Conductor: Haydn Bebb
Conductor: Haydn Bebb


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' Personal Names and Place-Names'
T. E. Morris
The first of a series of talks in which certain characteristics of Welsh life that are not always regarded as peculiarly Welsh will be treated in not too serious a vein
Many varying influences have altered the character of Welsh personal and place-names. There is only one class of surnames in Wales-a class that contains a limited number of baptismal names used as surnames.
During the last few centuries
English names and a vast number of Biblical names introduced by Nonconformity have gradually ousted the old Welsh baptismal names.
The last fifty years have seen a marked change jn the fashion of Christian names, and many of the old classic names have been revived. Most of the place-names in Wales are essentially Welsh, and most of them have the merit of being self-explanatory.


Unknown: T. E. Morris


The BBC Welsh Orchestra
Leader, Frank Thomas
Conducted by Mansel Thomas


Leader: Frank Thomas
Conducted By: Mansel Thomas


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