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Thomastown is a village and district of the large community of Tonyrefail, within Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales. It is located to the south of Tonyrefail within the 'Tonyrefail West' electoral ward, and falls within the Ely Valley along the A4119.
Tonyrefail is a village and community in the Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough, South Wales, at the head of the River Ely,. It is situated 4 miles (6.4 km) northwest of Llantrisant, around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from Trebanog and around 2 miles (3.2 km) from Williamstown. Tonyrefail was a rural hamlet and evolved into an industrial village during the second half of the 19th century, when coal and steel became synonymous with the South Wales Valleys. It now has a population of 11,035.
Rhondda Cynon Taf, or informally RCT, is a county borough in the south of Wales. It consists of five valleys: the Rhonddas Fawr and Fach, Cynon, Taff and Ely valleys, plus a number of towns and villages away from the valleys. Results from the 2011 census showed 19.1% of its 234,410 residents self-identified themselves as having some ability in the use of the Welsh language.
South Wales is a loosely defined region of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south. It has a population of around 2.2 million, almost three-quarters of the whole of Wales, including 400,000 in Cardiff, 250,000 in Swansea and 150,000 in Newport. Generally considered to include the historic counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, South Wales extends westwards to include Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. In the western extent, from Swansea westwards, local people would probably recognise that they lived in both south Wales and west Wales. The Brecon Beacons National Park covers about a third of South Wales, containing Pen y Fan, the highest British mountain south of Cadair Idris in Snowdonia.
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The Welsh Football League Division Two, is a football league and forms the fourth level of the Welsh football league system in South Wales.
Pontypridd is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It returns one Member of Parliament (MP), elected by the first past the post system. Pontypridd has been represented by a succession of Labour MPs since 1922. Since the 2010 general election the seat has been represented by Owen Smith of the Labour Party.
The A4119 links Tonypandy with Cardiff in South Wales.
The River Ely is in South Wales flowing generally southeast, from Tonyrefail to Cardiff.
Tonyrefail Welfare AFC are a Rhondda & District League football club based in Tonyrefail, Wales.
The Welsh Rugby Union Division Three East is a rugby union league in Wales.
The Welsh Rugby Union Division Four South East is a rugby union league in Wales.
Glyn[ˈɡlɪn] means "Valley" in Welsh and may refer to:
The South Wales Amateur League is a former football league in South Wales. The league consisted of two divisions, named Divisions One and Two. Division One was a feeder to the Welsh Football League Division Three, and sat at levels 5 of the Welsh football pyramid.
Penrhiwfer is a village located in the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.
Coed-Ely is a small village located to the south of Tonyrefail in south Wales and is located in the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf. The name Coed-Ely is a derivative of the Welsh words Coed-Elái which can be loosely translated into English as Ely Woods.
Ely Valley may refer to:
Coed Ely railway station served the portion of the Ely Valley around the mining communities of Thomastown and Coed-Ely in south Wales, between 1925 and 1958.
The South Wales Senior League is a former football league in South Wales. The league consisted of two divisions, named Divisions One and Two. Division One was a feeder to the Welsh Football League Division Three, and therefore sat at levels 5 of the Welsh football pyramid.
Mynydd Maendy is a hilltop and moorland, near Gilfach Goch, in the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf in south Wales, to the southwest of Tonyrefail. As with the Maindee district of Newport, the name derives from the Welsh maen dy meaning "stone house".
Tonyrefail School was an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school of approximately 1050 students that served the town of Tonyrefail and the surrounding areas. The school was part of a cluster of 6 primary schools: Cwmlai, Tonyrefail, Tref-y-Rhyg, Williamstown, Hendreforgan and Abercerdin.
The South Wales Alliance League is an football league in South Wales, currently known for sponsorship reasons as The Highadmit Projects South Wales Alliance League.
The Rhondda & District League is a football league covering the Rhondda and surrounding areas in South Wales. The leagues are at the eighth and ninth levels of the Welsh football league system.