Middle  Glamorgan


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

MIDDLE, a hamlet in Ystradyfodwg parish, Glamorgan; 8½ miles SW of Merthyr-Tydvil. Real property, £6,818; of which £3,950 are in mines, and £35 in quarries. Pop. in 1851,247; in 1861,1,203. Houses, 226. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of coalmining.

The location is Ystrad Rhondda station, but Middle hamlet covered the whole upper part of the Rhondda valley. Additional information about this locality is available for Rhondda

Middle through time

Middle 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 Middle itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th November 2019

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