- a town in Torfaen, in SE Wales.
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The 3d division was to be under the command of a person of the name of William Jones, a watchmaker, at Pontypool.
The Baptist theological college of Pontypool was removed to Cardiff in 1895.
His great-great-great-grand-father, Capel Hanbury, bought property at Pontypool and began the family iron-works there in 1565.
Left Cardiff about six in the morning, and reached Newport about ten, where many came from Pontypool and other parts to hear me.
One of the chief seats of the industry was at Pontypool, but the business drifted to Birmingham.Chats on Household Curios
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- an industrial town in E Wales, in Torfaen county borough: famous for lacquered ironware in the 18th century. Pop: 35 447 (2001)
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