Place:


Monkton  Pembrokeshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Monkton like this:

MONCKTON, or ST. NICHOLAS, a parish in the district and county of Pembroke; on the Pembroke creek of Milford Haven, ½ a mile W of Pembroke. It is divided into M. Within and M. Without; and is partly within Pembroke borough. Post town, Pembroke. Acres, 4,629; of which 360 are water. Real property, £6,245; of which £426 are in quarries. ...


Pop. of M. Within, or the part within Pembroke borough, in 1851,877; in 1861,1,011. Houses, 195. Pop. of M. Without, in 1851,668; in 1861,697. Houses, 140. The increase of pop. arose mainly from the extension of government works. The church is tolerable. See PEMBROKE.

Monkton through time

Monkton is now part of Pembrokeshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Pembrokeshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Monkton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Monkton in Pembrokeshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/8240

Date accessed: 19th September 2017


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