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Cefn Coed y Cymmer, Breconshire

Historical Description

Cefn-Coed or Cefn Coed-y-Cymmer, a village in the north-east corner of Glamorgan and Breconshire, 2½ miles NNW of Merthyr-Tydfil, under which it has a post, money order, and telegraph office, and a station (Cefn) on the Brecon and Merthyr railway. There are two chapels of ease under Vaynor and several dissenting chapels. There is a good viaduct over the river Taff, and a cemetery for Merthyr-Tydfil and district.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Breconshire is online.


Online maps of Cefn Coed y Cymmer are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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