Bridgend  Glamorgan


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bridgend like this:

Bridgend.-- market town with ry. sta., Coyty and Newcastle pars., Glamorganshire, 17½ miles W. of Cardiff and 191 NW. of London, pop. 4153, P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Saturday; has mfrs. of woollen, and trade in corn; also, iron-works, stone quarries, and coalmines.

Bridgend through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Bridgend has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Bridgend go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th April 2024

Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time, and maybe some references to other places called "Bridgend".