Wenvoe  Glamorgan


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

WENVOE, or Wenfoe, a parish in Cardiff district, Glamorgan; 5½ miles SW of Cardiff r. station. It has a post-office under Cardiff. Acres, 2,955. Real property, £2,997; of which £200 are in mines. Pop., 504. Houses, 102. W. House was built, by the Thomas family, on the site of an old castle; has a frontage of 374 feet; and is the seat of R. Jenner, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff. Value, £363.* Patron, R. Jenner, Esq. Charities, £6.

Wenvoe through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wenvoe in The Vale of Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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