Puncheston  Pembrokeshire


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

PUNCHESTON, a parish in Haverfordwest district, Pembroke; on the river Cleddau, under the Precellymountains, 6½ miles S E of Fishguard, and 7 N N W of Clarbeston-Road r. station. Post-town, Fishguard, under Haverfordwest. Acres, 1, 725. Real property, £947. Pop., 231. Houses, 57. Traces of an ancient camp are at Castell-Mael. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St. Davids. Value, £101.* Patron, the Rev. J. W. James. Gambold, author of a " Welsh and Latin Dictionary, " was rector. A fair is held on the second Monday after 22 Nov.

Puncheston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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