In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Hengoed like this:
HENGOED, a hamlet in Gelligaer parish, Glamorgan; on the river Rumney and on the Cardiff and Rumney railway, 5¾ miles N of Caerphilly. It has a station on the railway. Real property, £5, 823; of which £4, 559 are in mines. Pop., 578. Houses, 115.
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 Hengoed has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Caerphilly. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Hengoed and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hengoed, in Caerphilly and Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th May 2013
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