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St Issells, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Issells, St, a parish in Pembrokeshire, on Carmarthen Bay, 3 miles N of Tenby. It includes the village of Saundersfoot, which is a popular watering-place, has a station on the Pembroke and Tenby railway, and a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) The parish comprises 3786 acres of land and 132 of foreshore; population, 1783. Hen Castle is the chief residence. Coal is exported from Saun-dersfoot. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St David's; net value, £'200 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of St David's. The eliurch is ancient, has a tall square tower, and was restored, with the exception of the tower, in 1864. There are Presbyterian, Congregational, Wesleyan, and Baptist chapels.

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.

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