Fwthog (Cwmyoy), Herefordshire

Extract from Littlebury's Directory and Gazetteer of Herefordshire, 1876-7
with Private and Commercial Residents

Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie, © Copyright 2004

FWTHOG, or FWDDOG, is a hamlet of the parish of Cwmyoy, Monmouthshire, being isolated and surrounded by that county, although belonging to the county of Hereford. It is distant 24 miles S.W. of Hereford, 8 from Abergavenny, 8 from Crickhowell, and about 5 from Llanvihangel Crucorney station on the Great Western railway; is in Abergavenny union and county court district, Longtown polling district, and Dore petty sessional division. The population in 1861 was 110; in 1871, 100; inhabited houses, 23; families or separate occupiers, 23; area, 2,081 acres; annual rateable value, £590. It is chiefly mountain land.

POSTAL REGULATIONS.- Letters are received through Abergavenny, which is the nearest money order and telegraph office and post town.
COMMERCIAL.
Dodd David, farmer, Pant
Lewis James, farmer
Powell James, New Inn
Williams John, farmer, Ty-mawr

OCR/Transcription by Rosemary Lockie in April 2004.

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