Place:


Llantrisant  Glamorgan

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Llantrisant like this:

Llantrisaint.-- parl. bor., par., and market town with ry. sta. (Llantrissant), Glamorgan, in SE. of co., on slope of hill, 11½ miles NW. of Cardiff and 181 W. of London - par. (containing part of Pontypridd), 17,060 ac., pop. 13,368; bor., 952 ac., pop. 1872; P.O., T.O., called Llantrissant. Market-day, Friday. Some remains exist of Llantrisaint Castle, supposed to have been destroyed in 1315 or 1404. Iron and coal are extensively worked in the neighbourhood. Llantrisaint is one of the Cardiff District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which returns 1 member.

Llantrisant through time

Llantrisant 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 Llantrisant itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6636

Date accessed: 17th July 2018


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