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A fragment of the superciliary ridge indicates that the specimen belongs to a male and that these bony ridges were strongly developed.The teeth suggest an adult in middle life, and show much evidence of hard wear.
Place names & notable buildings can be seen on this section from Aberavon to Cowbridge (A48). The characteristic feature of the industrial evolution of South Wales during the first half of the 19th century was the growth & expansion of the ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgical industries.
The names are of 2 classes - those holding lands in the county & those marked "test," who witness local charters and are found in the documents amongst local names. This third stage in the development of the coalfield inaugurated a whole succession of new colliery schools, most of which were located in the two Rhondda Valleys whilst many others were established in other colliery districts. Major Rugg kindly provided the necessary labour and has since deposited the finds in the National Museum of Wales.