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Ambleston, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Ambleston, a parish in Pembrokeshire, on an affluent of the river Cleddau, 5 miles NNW of Clarbeston-road station on the G.W.R., and 7 NNE of Haverfordwest. It has a post office under Treffgame (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Letterstone. Acreage, 4072; population, 443. The Roman station Ad Vicesimum, on the Via Julia Maritima, occurs about a mile NE of the church, and bears popularly the name of Castle Flemish. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. There are two Calvinistic Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyPembrokeshire 
ArchdeaconrySt. Davids 
County Court districtHaverford West 
DioceseSt. Davids 
Petty-Sessional DivisionDungleddy 
Poor Law unionHaverford West 
Registration districtHaverfordwest1837 - 1974
Rural DeaneryDungleddy 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The register of baptisms dates from the year 1755; burials, 1764; marriages, 1767.


Church of England

St. Mary (parish church)

The church of St. Mary is an ancient building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch, and a western tower containing 2 bells: there are 140 Sittings.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ambleston from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Pembrokeshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Ambleston are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online:

CountySir Benfro - Pembrokeshire
RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA62
Post TownHaverfordwest