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Solva or Solfach, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Solva or Solfach, a seaport village in Whitchurch parish, Pembrokeshire, on a narrow creek of St Bride's Bay, at the mouth of the Solva river, 3 miles ESE of St David's. There is a small harbour and a quay, from which corn is exported. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.), and is a pretty place, with romantic environs. A chapel of ease to Whitchurch parish church was built in 1879. There are Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, and Congregational 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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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