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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Registration district||Narberth||1837 - 1973|
|Registration district||Haverfordwest||1973 - 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:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers online: