Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Kenfig

Kenfig, parl. bor., par., and ancient town, Glamorgan, 6½ miles NW. of Bridgend - par. 2594 ac., pop. 264; bor. (includingg Skerr and part of Margam) 3755 ac., pop. 396; was an ancient chartered bor., possessing charters of Henry I. and Henry VI., and is a contributory bor. of Swansea District Parliamentary Division, which returns 1 member. Kenfig Pool is a lakelet 2 miles in circuit.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parliamentary borough"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Kenfig CP/AP       Glamorgan AncC
Place: Kenfig

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