Cwmgors

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Cwmgors
Park Howard pony club, Cwmgors - geograph.org.uk - 272231.jpg
Cwmgors is located in Neath Port Talbot
Cwmgors
Cwmgors
Cwmgors shown within Neath Port Talbot
OS grid reference SN705105
Community
  • Gwaun-cae-Gurwen
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town AMMANFORD
Postcode district SA18
Dialling code 01269
Police South Wales
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
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Neath Port TalbotCoordinates: 51°46′41″N 3°52′43″W / 51.778139°N 3.878525°W / 51.778139; -3.878525

Cwmgors is a village in the county of Glamorgan, and administered as part of the unitary authority borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales. It is part of the community of Gwaun-cae-Gurwen and lies within the ceremonial county of West Glamorgan.

Cwmgors sits in the Neath constituency and is thus represented in Parliament by Christina Rees and in the National Assembly for Wales by Jeremy Miles, Bethan Jenkins, Peter Black, Byron Davis, and Suzy Davies.

Its church, Llanfair, falls under the Diocese of St David's. Its Welsh-medium primary school feeds to three local comprehensive schools, namely Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera for fully Welsh-medium education, Ysgol Uwchradd Dyffryn Aman for Welsh- and English-medium education, and Cwmtawe Community Comprehensive School for English-medium education.

Tommy Davies[edit]

Tommy Davies was a middleweight boxer who in 1945 fought and lost to Marcel Cerdan at The Palais des Sports, Paris, France. By 1948 Cerdan was world middleweight champion after defeating Tony Zale in 1948 at Roosevelt Stadium, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States. Tommy Davies worked as a coal miner at Cwmgors Colliery and Abernant Colliery, up until circa 1979.

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