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Puncheston, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Puncheston, a parish in Pembrokeshire, on the river Cleddau, under the Precelly Mountains, 6½ miles SE of Fish-guard, and 7 NNWof Clarbeston Road station on the G.W.R. Post town, Fishguard (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1788; population, 215. Traces of an ancient camp are at Castell Mael. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's, and was annexed in 1868 to the rectory of Llanychaer; joint gross value, £280 with residence. Gambold, author of a " Welsh and Latin Dictionary," was rector. A fair is held on the second Monday after 22 Nov.

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

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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