Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for NEATH (Lower, Middle, and Upper)

NEATH (Lower, Middle, and Upper), Three hamlets in Cadoxton parish, Glamorgan; on the river Neath, the Neath canal, and the Vale of Neath railway, 4, 10, and 12 miles N E of Neath. Acres, 8, 770. Real property of L. N. £1, 368; of which £551 are in mines, and £65 in the canal. Pop. in 1851, 216; in 1861, 174. Houses, 36. Real property of M. N., £4, 405; of which £2,000 are in mines, and £60 in the canal. Pop. in 1851, 236; in 1861, 222. Houses, 40. Real property of U. N., £7, 934; of which £4, 584 are in mines, £1,000 in iron-works, and £112 in the canal. Pop. in 1851, 1, 263; in 1861, 1, 637. Houses, 316. The increase of pop. in U. N. arose from the establishment of iron-works.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "Three hamlets"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Glamorgan AncC
Place: Neath

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