In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Coed Ffranc like this:
COEDFRANK, a hamlet in Cadoxton parish, Glamorgan; on the Neath canal, near Neath. Real property, £4, 080; of which £750 are in mines, and £45 in quarries. Pop., 2, 151. Houses, 443. Here are extensive copper-works.
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 Coed Ffranc has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Neath Port Talbot. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Coed Ffranc and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Coed Ffranc, in Neath Port Talbot and Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 13th December 2013
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