Searching for "LLANSAMLET"

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    LLANSAMLET LG_Ward Parish-level Unit SWANSEA CB (Local Government District)
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    Place name County Entry Source
    DAVIDS (St.) Pembrokeshire Llansamlet, Oystermouth, Penrice, Swansea-St. John, Swansea-St. Peter, Swansea-Trinity, and Sketty. The archdeaconry of Cardigan comprises the rural Imperial
    Kilvey Glamorgan Kilvey , eccl. dist., Llansamlet and Swansea pars., Glamorgan, 4 miles W. of Neath, pop. 3220; has copper works. Bartholomew
    KILVEY Glamorgan Llansamlet parish, Glamorgan; 4 miles W of Neath. It ranks as a chapelry, annexed to the vicarage of Llansamlet, in the diocese Imperial
    LLANGAFELACH, or LLANGYFELACH Glamorgan Llansamlet r. station, and 3½ N of Swansea; and has a fair on 1 March.—The parish contains Imperial
    Llansamlet Glamorgan Llansamlet , par. and ry. sta., in W. of Glamorgan, on river Tawe and Swansea Canal, partly within the municipal limits Bartholomew
    LLANSAMLET Glamorgan LLANSAMLET , a village, a parish, and a sub-district, in Neath district, Glamorgan. The village stands on the river Tawe Imperial
    NEATH Glamorgan Llansamlet, conterminate with Llansamlet parish; the sub-district of Ystradgunlais, containing the parishes of Llanguick and Ystradgunlais, the latter electorally Imperial
    Swansea Glamorgan Llansamlet pars.), 4363 ac., pop. 65,597; contributory parl. bor. (including a further portion of Llansamlet par.), 4777 ac.,pop. 73,971; parl Bartholomew
    SWANSEA Glamorgan Llansamlet and Llangafelach parishes. Pop. of the borough in 1851, 31,461; in 1861, 41,606. houses, 7,578. The parish Imperial
    SWANSEA CANAL Brecknockshire
    Glamorgan
    sends off a branch to Llansamlet; and it is connected both with the Neath Junction canal, and with varions railways. Imperial
    Swansea District   Swansea, and so much of Clase, Llangafelach, Llansamlet Higher, and Llansamlet Lower, as is comprised within the parl. bor. of Swansea. Bartholomew
    TAWE (The) Brecknockshire
    Glamorgan
    running about 36 miles, south-westward, past Capel-Celwen, Ystrad-gynglais, Cilybebyll, Trehannos, and Llansamlet, to Swansea bay at Swansea. Imperial
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