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1 Abercarn is a small town and community in Caerphilly county borough, Wales.

2 An estate at Abercarn was owned by the ironmaster Richard Crawshay;

3 In 1892 a local board of health and local government district of Abercarn was formed.

4 This became Abercarn urban district in 1894, governed by an urban district council of twelve members.

5 The former urban district corresponds to the three communities of Abercarn, Crumlin and Newbridge.

6 Abercarn is home to Abercarn Rugby Club which is a member of the Welsh Rugby Union, and to Abercarn United Football Club which plays in division one of the Gwent County League.

7 The town was formerly served by Abercarn railway station, which closed to passengers in April 1962.

8 Following the formation of the Territorial Force in 1908, the Abercarn Territorial Cadet Company was formed within the wider Army Cadet Force.

9 The surgeon Sir Clement Price Thomas (1893–1973) was born in Abercarn.

10 In 1892 a local board of health and local government district of Abercarn was formed.

11 This became Abercarn urban district in 1894, governed by an urban district council of twelve members.

12 The former urban district corresponds to the three communities of Abercarn, Crumlin and Newbridge.

13 Abercarn is home to Abercarn Rugby Club which is a member of the Welsh Rugby Union, and to Abercarn United Football Club which plays in division one of the Gwent County League.

14 Following the formation of the Territorial Force in 1908, the Abercarn Territorial Cadet Company was formed within the wider Army Cadet Force.

15 The surgeon Sir Clement Price Thomas (1893–1973) was born in Abercarn.

16 The urban district was abolished in 1935, with most of its area passing to Pontypool urban district, and a small area going to Abercarn UD. In 1974 the area became part of the borough of Torfaen, in the new local government county of Gwent.

17 The following year he was elevated to the peerage as Baron Llanover, of Llanover and Abercarn in the County of Monmouth.

18 St Asaph acquired city status in 2012 as part of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Aberaeron, Aberavon, Aberbargoed, Abercarn, Aberdare, Aberfan, Abergavenny, Abergele, Abertillery, Aberystwyth, Amlwch, Ammanford.

19 Their marriage joined the large South Wales estates of Llanover and Abercarn.

20 Closely associated with her temperance work was religion in the form of militant Protestantism and she endowed two Calvinistic Methodist churches in the Abercarn area, with services conducted in the Welsh language, but a liturgy based on the Book of Common Prayer.