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Lawrenny, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Lawrenny, a parish in Pembrokeshire, on Milford Haven, 4 miles NNE of Pembroke. It has a post office under Pembroke; money order and telegraph office, Pembroke. Acreage, 2502 of land and 215 of water, including 204 of foreshore; population, 294. Lawrenny Castle, a very fine-mansion, is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; gross value,, £200. The church is considered one of the prettiest in the county.

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

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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 districtSA68
Post TownKilgetty