Rumney  Monmouthshire


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

RUMNEY, a parish, with a village, in the district of Cardiff and county of Monmouth; on the river Rhymney and the coast, and on the South Wales railway, 2¾ miles W N W of Cardiff. Post-town, Cardiff. Acres, 3, 375; of which 1, 160 are water. Real property, £3, 428. Pop., 356. Houses, 75. The property is subdivided. An ancientcamp, surrounded by a fosse, is on an eminence over-looking the river. Building-stone is quarried. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £86. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Bristol.

Rumney through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rumney, in Cardiff and Monmouthshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th October 2021

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