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Brawdy, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Brawdy, a parish in Pembrokeshire, near the coast, 6 miles E of St David's, and 9 NW by W of Haverfordwest. Post town, Penycwm (R.S.O.) Acreage, 5534, of which 60 are water; population of the civil parish, 477; of the ecclesiastical, with Hayscastle, 752. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Hayscastle, in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £325. Patron, the Bishop of St David's.

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 districtHaverfordwest 
DioceseSt. Davids 
Petty-Sessional DivisionDewisland 
Poor Law unionHaverfordwest 
Registration districtHaverfordwest1837 - 1974
Rural DeaneryDewisland 

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

Church Records

The registers of baptisms and burials date from the year 1783, marriages 1754.


Church of England

St. David (parish church)

The church of St. David is an ancient building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave and one aisle, south porch and bell-turret, containing 1 bell. The church was restored in 1884 and affords 160 sittings.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brawdy from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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