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"HIGHLIGHT, an extra-parochial district in the hundred of DINAS - POWIS, county of GLAMORGAN, SOUTH WALES, 7 miles (S. W.) from Cardiff. The population is returned with that of the adjacent parish of Merthyr-Dovan. It comprises an extent of about four hundred acres, forming two farms, the occupants of which have a pew in the church of Merthyr-Dovan, where they attend divine service." ( A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel Lewis 1833)
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This diagram shows the position of this parish within the county of Glamorgan - click on this to see a full size diagram of the county
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST099697 (Lat/Lon: 51.419079, -3.297159), Highlight which are provided by:
The Population of Highlight was as follows, and a more detailed breakdown is available.
|1841 - 21
||1851 - 19
||1861 - 15
||1871 - 18
||1881 - 16
||1891 - 15
[Last Updated : 27 Nov 2012 - Gareth Hicks]