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Description and Travel
Glamorgan Parish Map Maps


Here is a substantial reading list of books which relate to Glamorgan, either county or parish.

Description and Travel

"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)

Places, villages, farms etc within Highlight as shown on the online parish map from the CD of    Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. (Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R.). (Extracted by Gareth Hicks)


View maps covering the area of this parish and places within its boundaries


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]

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