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Letterston, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Letterston, a village and a parish in Pembrokeshire. The village stands on a branch of the river Cleddau, 7 miles NW by N of Clarbeston Road station on the G.W.R., and 9 N by W of Haverfordwest, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) The parish comprises 2292 acres; population of the civil parish, 394; of the ecclesiastical, 566. The manor belonged anciently to the Lettards. Heathfield Lodge is the chief residence. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacy of Llanfair-nant-y-Gof, in the diocese of St David's; net value, £257 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of St David's. The church is good, and contains an effigy of one of the Lettards.

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 districtHaverfordwest1837 - 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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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA62
Post TownHaverfordwest