About the years 1860-64, a Mr. Plowden, of Trefenty. Nr Llanfihangel, permitted a local shepherd to keep two cows on his land; the milk they gave enabled the shepherd to make some cheese which he sold on to supplement his wages.
On June 16th 1884 immense swarms of caterpillars were reported to have made their appearance in the mountains of east Glamorgan, especially between the Rhondda Valley and Maesteg.
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Part 2. The Russian Campaign Towards the end of WW1 the British government turned its attention to Russia!, as the effects of the October Revolution in Russia in 1917 were being felt throughout the world. It was decided to send troops to Russia to support the White Russian Army led by General von Deniken who…