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Pembroke and Tenby Railway, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Pembroke and Tenby Railway, a railway in Pembrokeshire running from Pembroke Dock eastward to Tenby, and thence northwards to Narberth, where it turns eastwards and proceeds to a junction with the G.W.R. at Whitland on the border of Carmarthenshire. The Pembroke to Tenby section was authorised in 1859, is 12 miles long, and was in operation in 1865. The second part was authorised in 1864, is 18 miles long, and was in operation in 1867. In 1870 an extension to Pembroke Dock was authorised. The total length of line now in operation is 42 miles.

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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