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MERTHYR-MAWR

In 1868, the parish of Merthyr Mawr contained the following places:

"MERTHYR-MAWR, a parish in the hundred of Ogmore, county Glamorgan, 2 miles S.W. of Bridgend, its post town. It is situated on the river Ogmore, near the coast, and was formerly held by the Siwards and Stradlings, who had a seat here. It is a small rustic place. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Llandaff, value £69. The church is dedicated to St. Teilaw. Merthyr House is the principal residence, in the grounds of which are two sculptured crosses."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
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