A brief glimpse into the past

Plymouth Parkway V Merthyr Town
Plymouth Parkway V Merthyr Town

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Team, Place & City Details

Merthyr Town F.C.
Merthyr Town F.C.

Merthyr Town Football Club is a Welsh semi-professional football club based in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales. The club will play in the Southern Football League Premier Division.

Cinderford Town A.F.C.

Cinderford Town Association Football Club is a football club based in Cinderford in Gloucestershire, England. Affiliated to the Gloucestershire County FA, they are currently members of the Southern League Division One South and play at the Causeway Ground.

Cinderford R.F.C.

Cinderford RFC is a rugby union club based in the town of Cinderford, Gloucestershire. The first team play in the third tier of the English league system following promotion as champions of National League 2 South at the end of the 2017–18 season.

Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil is a town in Wales, with a population of about 62,500, situated approximately 23 miles (37 km) north of Cardiff. Once the largest town in Wales, it is now the 10th largest urban area in Wales.

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney (UK Parliament constituency)
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney (UK Parliament constituency)

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Merthyr Tydfil (UK Parliament constituency)
Merthyr Tydfil (UK Parliament constituency)

Merthyr Tydfil was a parliamentary constituency centred on the town of Merthyr Tydfil in Glamorgan. From 1832 to 1868 it returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, and in 1868 this was increased to two members.

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney (Assembly constituency)
Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney (Assembly constituency)

Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales. It elects one Assembly Member by the first past the post method of election.

Merthyr Tydfil RLFC
Merthyr Tydfil RLFC

Merthyr Tydfil Rugby League Football Club was a professional rugby league club based in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales playing in the Welsh League and Northern Union. Based at College Field, Merthyr Tydfil were one of the first professional Welsh teams, and folded in 1911 after the failure of the Welsh League.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough has been one of the 22 unitary authorities in Wales since 1 April 1996 (though the area was originally granted county borough status in 1908). Merthyr Tydfil County Borough today has a population of 59,000.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council election, 1995

The first election to Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council following the re-organization of local government in Wales was held on 4 May 1995. It was followed by the 1999 elections.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council election, 1999

The second election to Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council following the re-organization of local government in Wales was held on 6 May 1999. It was preceded by the 1995 election and followed by the 2004 election.

Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway
Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway

The Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway, also known as the Heads of the Valleys line, was a railway line which operated between 1860 and 1958 between the Monmouthshire town of Abergavenny and the Glamorgan town of Merthyr Tydfil in South East Wales.

Cinderford
Cinderford

Cinderford is a small town and civil parish on the eastern fringe of the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England, which had a population of 8,494 at the 2011 census.The town came into existence in the 19th century, following the rapid expansion of Cinderford Ironworks and the Forest of Dean Coalfield. Cinderford's origins can be seen in the style and layout of the town, with long rows of identical terraced housing similar to those found in the mining villages of the South Wales Valleys.