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Bridgend, Bridgend (Pen-y-Bont ar-ogwr)

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Bridgend, Bridgend (Pen-y-Bont ar-ogwr)

Administrative CountyBridgend
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS9080
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales

Other names by which Bridgend, Bridgend (Pen-y-Bont ar-ogwr) has been known in the past

Bridgend/Pen-y-Bont ar-ogwr ~ Pen-y-Bont ar-ogwr

Bridgend, Bridgend (Pen-y-Bont ar-ogwr) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bridgend.-- market town with ry. sta., Coyty and Newcastle pars., Glamorganshire, 17½ miles W. of Cardiff and 191 NW. of London, pop. 4153, P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Saturday; has mfrs. of woollen, and trade in corn; also, iron-works, stone quarries, and coalmines.

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