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Rumney, Cardiff

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Rumney, Cardiff

Rumney is a district in the east of the city of Cardiff, Wales. It lies east of the Rhymney River, and is historically part of Monmouthshire. On 1 April 1938 the Cardiff Extension Act 1937 incorporated it into the county borough of Cardiff, and thus it became associated with the geographical county of Glamorgan. This is a predominately residential area with a variety of social and private housing.
Post townCARDIFF
Administrative CountyCardiff
Traditional CountyMonmouthshire
OS GridST2179
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code029
Population8,964 (2001 census)

Rumney, Cardiff in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Rumney.-- par. and vil., Monmouthshire, on border of co. and on river Rumney, or Rhymney, 2½ miles NW. of Cardiff, 2215 ac. land and 1160 water, pop. 445; P.O.; on an eminence overlooking the river is an ancient camp.

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