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Merthyr Tydfil in the 1840"s. by Keith Strange

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Published by Mid-Glamorgan County Council Education Department. in [Merthyr Tydfil] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Iron industry and trade -- Wales, South -- History.,
  • Merthyr Tydfil (Wales) -- History.,
  • Wales -- Social conditions.,
  • Wales -- Economic conditions.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination64p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18635592M

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May 25,  · Page created: 25 May Latest revision or update: 26 December Site of Merthyr Tydfil Synagogue, built Town of Merthyr Tydfil. The town of Merthyr Tydfil (also spelled Merthyr Tudful or Merthyr Tydvil), with a population of about 55,, is located on the river Taff in the centre of the valleys of south Wales, approximately 24 miles north of Cardiff. The history of Merthyr Tydfil Borough Force tells the fortunes of Merthyr Town itself, from when it was a "boom town" in , requiring its own police force, to the years of depression in the s with rates at 27/6d in the pound and the police having to take a reduction in their salaries. However, by the s temperance societies began advocating teetotalism. This was a much stronger position as it not only included a pledge to abstain from all alcohol for life but also a promise not to provide it to others. The Temperance Hall was opened in . Merthyr Tydfil was once home to one of the largest Jewish communities of the South Wales Valleys. The first Jews are believed to have arrived there in the s and the first purpose-built synagogue was erected either in the late s or the early s.