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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

Administration

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 
HundredDungleddy 
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.


Churches

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.


Maps

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
RegionWales
CountryWales
Postal districtSA62
Post TownHaverfordwest