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Heol Wermood  Glamorgan

 

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

HEOL-WERMOOD, a hamlet in Merthyr-Tydvil parish, Glamorgan; near Merthyr-Tydvil. Real property, £99, 859; of which £10.752 are in mines, £61, 595 in iron works, £422 in railways, and £1, 400 in gas works See Merthyr-Tydvil.

The location is a point roughly between Dowlais and Penydarren, but the hamlet of Heol Wermood covered a large part of the parish of Merthyr Tydvil, including the town of Merthyr itself. There is a map showing its boundaries in Pedler, F. J. (1930) History of the hamlet of Gellideg (Merthyr Tydfil: Joseph Williams & Sons), available on-line within the Gathering the Jewels web site (http://www.gtj.org.uk/en/large/item/GTJ03072, accessed 6 Nov 2011). Additional information about this locality is available for Merthyr Tudful

Heol Wermood through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26098

Date accessed: 17th June 2019


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