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ABERTILLERY

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 61 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ABERTILLERY, an urban district in the western parliamentary division of Monmouthshire, England, 14 m. N.W. of Newport, on the Great Western railway. Pop. (1891) ro,846; (1901) 21,945. It lies in the mountainous mining district of Monmouthshire and Glamorganshire, in the valley of the Ebbw Fach, and the large industrial population is mainly employed in the numerous coal-mines, ironworks and tinplate works. Farther up, the valley are the mining townships of NANTYGLO and BLAINA, forming an urban district with a population (1901) of 13489.
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