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Steynton, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Steynton, a village and a parish in Pembrokeshire. The village stands 2 miles NNE of Milford. Post town, Milford Haven. The parish includes part of Milford Town, Drain Hill, Pill, Studda, and Thomton. Acreage, 6798 of land and 97 of water (including 92 of foreshore); population, 3764. St Botolphs and Scoveston Hall are chief residences. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Johnstonc. The church was almost entirely rebuilt in 1883. The churchyard contains a very ancient tombstone.

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

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Steynton from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Haverfordwest Registration District.

Land and Property

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


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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth Wales
Postal districtSA73
Post TownMilford Haven