Place:


Penydarren  Glamorgan

 

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

PENYDARREN, a suburb of Merthyr-Tydvil, in Glamorgan; on the N side of the town, and within the borough. It has a post-office under Merthyr-Tydvil; and is a seat of iron-works, which long employed about 2,000workmen.

Penydarren through time

Penydarren is now part of Merthyr Tydfil district. Click here for graphs and data of how Merthyr Tydfil has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Penydarren itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Penydarren, in Merthyr Tydfil and Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/23269

Date accessed: 15th October 2019


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