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Whitchurch, Pembrokeshire

Historical Description

Whitchurch, a village and a parish in Pembrokeshire. The village stands on St Bride's Bay, 3½ miles E by S of St Davids, and 12½ WNW of Haverfordwest. The parish contains Solva village, which has a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.) Acreage, 3177; population of the civil parish, 777; of the ecclesiastical, with St Elvis, 791. The living is a vicarage, with the rectory of St Elvis annexed, in the diocese of St Davids; net value, £276 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of St Davids. The church is Early English. Solva has a chapel of ease, and Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, Congregational, and Wesleyan chapels.

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 districtHaverfordwest1973 - 1974

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionSouth Wales