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Hodgeston, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Hodgeston, a parish in Pembrokeshire, near Freshwater Bay, 1 mile SE of Lamphey station on the Pembroke and Tenby railway, and 3 miles ESE of Pembroke. Post town, Pembroke. Acreage, 735; population, 66. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; net value, £81. The church has a very beautiful Decorated English chancel and a very slender steeple, and contains some richly canopied sedilia and a double piscina. Four beautiful traceried windows in the chancel, walled up for years, have been opened and accurately restored. Archbishop Young was a native.

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.

Registration districtPembroke1837 - 1974

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

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA71
Post TownPembroke