Place:


Resolfen  Glamorgan

 

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

RESOLVEN, a chapelry in Lantwit-juxta-Neath parish, Glamorgan; on the river Neath, and on the Neath Valley railway, 7 miles N E of Neath. It has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Neath. Acres, 4, 560. Real property, £2, 726; of which £1, 500 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 630; in 1861, 762. Houses, 146. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £70. Patron, the Marquis of Bute. The church is good.

Resolfen through time

Resolfen is now part of Neath Port Talbot district. Click here for graphs and data of how Neath Port Talbot has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Resolfen itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Resolfen, in Neath Port Talbot and Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8619

Date accessed: 19th October 2019


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