The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"MERTHYR-DYFAN, a parish in the hundred of Dinas Powis, county Glamorgan, 6 miles N.W. of Cardiff, its post town. It is situated near the Bristol Channel. The parish, which abounds in hills, is small. The village consists of a few farmhouses and cottages. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Llandaff, value £109. The church is dedicated to St. Dovanus. The parochial charities produce about £4 per annum.
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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