Trevethin, a parish in Monmouthshire, containing Pontypool town, which has a head post office. It is a very extensive parish, including also the villages of Abersychan, Gamdiffaith, Pontnewynydd, and Talywain, and the hamlets of Cwmavon, Cwmffrwdoer, Cwmnantddu, Freehold, Golynos, Farteg, Cefnycrib, Nightingale village, Pentrepeod, Snatchwood, and Tranch. Acreage, 11,060; population of the civil parish, 22,653; of the ecclesiastical, 8886. Abersychan and Pontnewynydd form separate ecclesiastical parishes. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Llandaff; net value, £350 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Llandaff. The church was rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, in 1847. See PONTYPOOL.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Trevethan St. Cadocus|
|Poor Law union||Pont-y-Pool|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Trevethin from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Trevethan (St. Cadocus))
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