A history of Neath

from earliest times
  • 200 Pages
  • 0.18 MB
  • English
Christopher Davies , Swansea
Neath (West Glamorgan , District) -- History -- Pictorial w
StatementGeorge Eaton.
LC ClassificationsDA745.N4
The Physical Object
Pagination200p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15170757M
ISBN 100715406914

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History. Historically, Neath was the crossing place of the River Neath and has existed as a settlement since the Romans established the fort of Nido or Nidum in the AD 70s. [3] The Roman fort took its name from the River Nedd; the meaning is obscure but 'shining' or simply 'river' have been is the Anglicised form.

[4] The Antonine Itinerary (c. 2nd century) names only nine. I bought this book for my Mum, who was born and brought up in Neath. She absolutely loved it. I had a wonderful childhood visiting my Granparents who lived in Llantwit Road, and visiting the Cimla and Fairy land.

Neath has a magical quality about this little town. It's a beautiful little book, couldn't put it s: 4. The south Wales town of Neath has existed since Roman times, when a fort was built here at the crossing point of the River Neath. It was a market town until the arrival of the Industrial Revolution and new manufacturing industries of iron, steel and tinpl.

Gerald Gabb is THE expert on the history of Swansea. He has written a three-volume book on the subject and many of you may know him because of his links to the old Swansea Museum.

He will be giving a talk to the Neath Antiquarians on Monday 18th November at 7. Alas, poor Neath, described by John Leland in the 16th century as 'the fairest in all Wales', was forced to bear the scars of the Industrial Revolution. A 19th-century gentleman traveller was woefully to record that 'neglected Neath, once the ornament of a lovely vale, looms up through its dense veil of smoke, like the skeleton of a stranded.

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Local Memories Bryncoch. A book titled The History of the Vale of Neath by D. Rhys Phillips,has been indexed by Brian Wagstaffe. An online index to the book Images of Neath & Port Talbot by David Roberts [South Wales Evening Post], has been provided by Brian Wagstaffe.

An online index to the book Neath's Wicked World by T. Davies, has been provided by Brian. The Story of Neath, West Glamorgan. In his book " Guide to the Scenery of Glyn-Neath "he describes how he " supplied Hirwaun, Merthyr, &c.

during the scarce times, with many thousand sacks of flour on horses` backs." The expansion of steam power in the `s led to the demise of the Iron Foundry. The site is now owned by the National Trust who have excavated the area.

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Neath's Wicked World: And Other Essays on the History of Neath and District by Thomas Gruffydd Davies. Author. Thomas Gruffydd Davies. Condition. Buy books about Neath, South Wales. Tweet. Skip to Main Content. Home Visitor UK Home Page Other UK Towns.

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Cadoxton (or in full Cadoxton-juxta-Neath) (Welsh: Llangatwg), is a village situated in Neath Port Talbot county borough, on is located just outside the town of Neath and borders the villages of Cilfrew and village has 1, residents and is located in the Cadoxton on elected a Liberal Democrat representative in the council elections.

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The History of the Vale of Neath Glamorgan genealogy" Abbey Jacks," Abbots of N.A., 67,Abduction inAber Avan, forge, ; householders. The history of the vale of neath a romantic valley in wales. The history of the vale of neath a romantic valley in wales.

by RHYS PHILLIPS Print book: Print book: English. Facsimile ed: Swansea: West Glamorgan County Archive Service ; Neath: Neath Borough Council 3. The history of the Vale of Neath. A unique glimpse into the ghostly legacy of Neath's past.

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Extremely rare and highly sought after by local Neath historians a limited edition large book published by West Glamorgan Borough Council in A facsimilie of the edition by D.

Rhys Phillips. Limited to copies. This is volume of In fine condition in a g. Neath: John E. Richards, First edition. Hardcover. Good +. A quite neat, reasonably sound copy of this title. First edition. Quarto in publisher's original teal boards with gilt lettering to front panel and credits to spine.

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Melin-y-Cwrt Iron Works and Furnaces, on the outskirts of the village, proved to be an extremely successful local industry, but it was the Neath Canal () and Vale of Neath Railway () which encouraged and established the longer-lived coal industry in the area.

The history of Neath and the surrounding area dates back to Roman times, so it is little wonder that this small Welsh town is teaming with all manner of ghosts, from the long dead monks that still wander among the ruins of Neath Abbey to the voices of gho.

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Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tallPrice: $ David Roberts has 16 books on Goodreads with 20 ratings.

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David Roberts’s most popular book is Reflections of Neath Port Talbot. The history of the construction of the war memorials at Neath and Briton Ferry is recounted in detail before the effect of three battles (Chunuk Bair, Loos and, almost inevitably in a book dealing with Wales, Mametz Wood) are examined for their local impact.

The edition of Owen's New Book of Fairs, lists two dates for feasts in Neath, one commencing, Trinity Thursday, July 13 and Septem for cattle, sheep and hogs. By the middle of the nineteenth century, other fairs were added to these events, and later additions of Owen's Book of Fairs contain further details of these fairs.

History Press Limited, - History - 96 pages 0 Reviews This collection of true-life ghost stories tells of apparitions, manifestations, strange sightings, and happenings in Neath. Foundation - Neath was founded as a Savigniac house by Richard de Granville and Constance. [9 sources][1 archive] A change of order - The Savigniac Order joined the Cistercian family and Neath duly became an abbey of Cistercian monks.

[1 source] c Relocation - The uncertainty of the monks' situation at Neath prompted them to consider relocating to Exford, Somerset. History & Haunting of: Neath, South Wales, UK. Ghosts of Neath By Robert King The history of Neath and the surrounding area dates back to Roman times, so it is little wonder that this small Welsh town is teaming with all manner of ghosts, from the long dead monks that still wander among the ruins of Neath Abbey to the voices of ghostly miners to be found deep in the mountains.Reference and Local History Collections.

Neath and Port Talbot library both have comprehensive reference collections that provide access to a vast assortment of books, newspapers and magazines. In our local studies sections we have a large collection of local history books covering both towns and the surrounding districts and Wales in general.