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Caldy Island or Inys Pyr, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Caldy Island or Inys-Pyr, an extra-parochial island in Pembrokeshire, near Giltar Point, on the SW side of Carmarthen Bay, 2½ miles S of Tenby. Its length is about a mile, and its area 449 acres; population, 76. It is connected on the west by a reef of rocks, bare at low tide, with St Margaret's, a small uninhabited island. Upwards of one-third is in good cultivation, and limestone is found.

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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