Place:Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales

NameMountain Ash
Alt namesAberpennarsource: Wikipedia
TypeTown, Urban district
Coordinates51.681°N 3.379°W
Located inGlamorgan, Wales     ( - 1974)
Also located inMid Glamorgan, Wales     (1974 - 1996)
Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales     (1996 - )
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Mountain Ash is a town and community (civil parish) in the Cynon Valley, in the County Borough (principal area) of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

At the 2001 census, Mountain Ash had a population of 7,039. The Mountain Ash geographical area incorporates and includes the districts and villages of Penrhiwceiber, Cefnpennar, Cwmpennar, Caegarw, Darranlas, Fernhill, Glenboi and Newtown and Miskin. Mountain Ash lies within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan.

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