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Rosemarket or Rhosmarket, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Rosemarket or Rhosmarket, a village and a parish in Pembrokeshire, 1 mile SE of Johnston station on the G.W.R., and 3 miles NNW of New Milford. There is a post and money order office under Neyland (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Ney-land. Acreage, 1739; population, 382. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £125 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church has been restored. Lucy Waters, the mother of the Duke of Monmouth, and Miss Williams, the blind protegee of Dr Johnson, were natives.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Pembrokeshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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