In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Panteg like this:
PANTEAGUE, a village and a parish in Pontypool district, Monmouth. The village stands ¾ of a mile E of the river Avon-Llwyd, 1 S E of Pontypool r. station, and 2¼ S E of Pontypool; is a seat of petty sessions; and has a post-office under Pontypool. The parish contains also the villages of Pontymoel, Sebastopol, Cwmynysgoy, Penyrheol, and Upper-Race. Acres, 3, 458. Real property, £10, 214; of which £1,000 are in mines. Pop.in 1851, 2, 349; in 1861, 2, 828. Houses, 555. The property is subdivided. There are extensive iron-works. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £343.* Patron,H. Leigh, Esq. The church is good:and there are three school-chapels, an Independent chapel, two national schools, and a mechanics' library and reading-room.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Panteg has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Torfaen. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Panteg and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Panteg, in Torfaen and Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 18th September 2014
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