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Llantwit Juxta Neath  Glamorgan

 

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

LANTWIT-JUXTA-NEATH, a parish in Neath district, Glamorgan; on the river Neath, the Neath canal, and the South Wales railway, 1 mile E by N of Neath. It contains the hamlets of Lower Lantwit, Resolven, and Clyne; and its post-town is Neath. Acres, 10,990. Real property, £8,311; of which £2,549 are in mines, £100 in quarries, and £12 in the canal. ...


Pop. in 1851, 1,992; in 1861,2,232. Houses, 426. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in collieries and in the trade of Neath. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Neath, in the diocese of Llandaff. The church is ancient; stands close to the river and the canal; has a curious tower, of picturesque appearance; and was recently restored.

Llantwit Juxta Neath through time

Llantwit Juxta Neath is now part of Neath Port Talbot district. Click here for graphs and data of how Neath Port Talbot has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Llantwit Juxta Neath itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Llantwit Juxta Neath, in Neath Port Talbot and Glamorgan | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/14562

Date accessed: 17th July 2019


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