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Abercarn, Monmouthshire

Historical Description

Abercarn, a town in Mynyddyslwyn parish, Monmouthshire, on the G.W.R., 10 miles NW of Newport. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Newport, a railway station, chemical works, iron and tinplate works, and extensive collieries. There are several chapels. Population, 10,464.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Registration districtNewport1894 - 1936
Registration districtCaerleon1936 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyCaerffili - Caerphilly
Postal districtNP11
Post TownNewport