Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Haverfordwest. You may be able to find further references to Haverfordwest in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
HAVERFORDWEST a town, three parishes, a subdistrict, and a district Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Haverfordwest within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Gerald of Wales Book I, Ch. 11: Haverford West 3
William Camden Rest of Wales 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 3
John Wesley 1763-4: In Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists"; Exhausting Days 2
Arthur Young 1776 Tour of South Wales and South Midlands 2
Gerald of Wales Book I, Ch. 10: Carmarthen 1
Gerald of Wales Book I, Ch. 13: Camros and Newgale 1
Gerald of Wales Book II, Ch. 1: Saint David's 1
John Wesley 1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People 1
John Wesley 1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Furzy Park 0 2
Cartlett 0 2
Haroldston St Issell 0 2
Portfield Gate 0 1
Prendergast 0 2
Uzmaston 0 3
Pelcomb 0 2
Freystrop 0 2
Lambston 0 2
Johnston 0 2
Boulston 0 2
Roose 0 2
Rudbaxton 0 2
Camros 1 2
Steynton 0 3
Keston 0 2
Llangwm 0 2
Rosemarket 0 3
Haroldston West 0 2
Druidston 0 2