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Parish Church' nniversary I AN INTERESTING REMINISCENCE. i A correspondent writes :—All old Llanellyites I feel sure, will be glad to be reminded that to-morrow is an important anniversary in the history of the Parish Church. It was on June 22nd, 1845, that the fine old edifice. was re-opened after "undergoing extensive renovation. From a newspaper account of the proceedings I extract the following particulars The le-opening was performed by the Lord Bishop of St. David's, who preached twice-in the morning in English and in the evening in Welsh. The manner in which he treated the subject and the easy and fluent delivery of his sermon in Welsh astounded and at the same time gratified all present. The church was crowded to excess with attentive hearers, supposed to be nearly 2,000 persons, as the aisles, chancel, and three galleries as well as the body of the church and its transepts were full. The collections after both sermons amounted to nearly £ 60, being very ample, as most of the hearers had before subscribed. The handsome pulpit hangings and cushions, being crimson Genoa velvet, with silk fringe, were presented by the. lady of Mr. David Lewis, of Stradey. In the interval be- tween the two services, the Bishop and clergy with other distinguished guests were hospitably entertained at dinner by the lady of Mr. W. Chambers after the manner and style of English customs of the olden days. Mr. Chambers presided at the sumptuous board in the ancient wainscotted hall, and distinguished him- self by his affability and suavity of man- ners,

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