UK Genealogy Archives logo

Eglwys Wrw, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Eglwys-Wrw, a village and a parish in Pembrokeshire. The village stands on the Sam-Helen Way, near the river Nevern, under Precelly Mountain, 6 miles E of Newport, 6 SSE of Cardigan, and 4 W of Boncath station on the Whit-land and Cardigan branch of the G.W.R. It has a post and money order office (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Cardigan. There are fairs for the sale of horses, cattle, &c., on Easter Tuesday and Wednesday after Whit Sunday, and the Monday after 22 Nov. The parish comprises 3701 acres; population, 419. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £69 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient.

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

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: