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New Milford, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Milford, New, or Neyland, a seaport village in Llanstadwell parish, Pembrokeshire, on a creek of Milford Haven, at the terminus of the South Wales branch of the G.W.R.y opposite Pembroke Dock and Hobb's Point, 3 miles NW of Pembroke. It is mainly of recent growth, and took the name-of New Milford in lieu of the old name of Neyland in rivalry of Milford, situated 4 miles to the WN, and it has a post, money order, and telegraph office of the name of Neyland (R.S.O.), a railway station of the name of New Milford, and a custom-house. Steamers to Waterford and Cork start from here, and there is a ferry to Pembroke Dock. Th& parish church of Llanstadwell is about half a mile distant. There are Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, Congregational, and Wesleyan chapels.

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

Land and Property

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