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Town of New Tredegar
New Tredegar is a small town in the Rhymney Valley in South East Wales, some 6 miles south of the town of Tredegar. It lies about 20 miles north of Cardiff, some 10 miles south-east of Merthyr Tydfil and 13 miles southwest of Brynmawr.
Until 1974, New Tredegar formed part of the urban district of Gelligaer in the old county of Glamorgan. From 1974 until 1996, it was part of the district of Rhymney Valley in the new county of Mid Glamorgan. In 1996, Mid Glamorgan was abolished as an administrative county, and the district became part of the county borough of Caerphilly - a unitary authority (initially such part of Caerphilly remaining within the purely ceremonial, or preserved, county of Mid Glamorgan, but in 2003 the entire county borough was placed in the ceremonial county of Gwent).
New Tredegar Jewish Community
A Jewish community existed in New Tredegar in early part of the twentieth
century. The was also a Jewish community in
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