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Maenclochog, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Maenclochog, a village and a parish in Pembrokeshire. The village stands on an affluent of the river Cleddau, under Precelly Mountain, and has a station on the North Pembroke and Fishguard railway. It took its name from a cromlech which was destroyed by the peasantry, in hope of finding treasures under it; and has a post and money order office under Haverfordwest; telegraph office at railway station. A butter market is held on Wednesdays, and fairs are held monthly, excepting Jan., Feb., and June. The parish contains also the hamlet of Vorlan, and comprises 2459 acres; population, 398; of the ecclesiastical parish, 809. The living is a rectory, united with Llangolman and Llandilo, in the diocese of St David's; gross value, £2 84 with residence. There is a Congregational chapel.

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 districtNarberth1837 - 1973
Registration districtHaverfordwest1973 - 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.


Online maps of Maenclochog are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA66
Post TownClynderwen