Rugos  Glamorgan


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Rugos like this:

RHIGOS, a hamlet in Ystradyfodwg parish, Glamorgan; 10 miles S W of Merthyr-Tydvil. Real property, £1, 752; of which £100 are in mines, and £350 in railway s. Pop. in 1851, 1,047; in 1861, 822. Houses, 154. The decrease of pop. arose from the stoppage of the Hirwain iron-works.

Rugos through time

Rugos is now part of Rhondda; Cynon; Taff district. Click here for graphs and data of how Rhondda; Cynon; Taff has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Rugos itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rugos, in Rhondda; Cynon; Taff and Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 12th December 2019

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