Haverfordwest sentence example
- Although acknowledged as the county town of Pembrokeshire, Pembroke was superseded by Haverfordwest as the judicial and administrative centre of the shire on account of the more convenient position of the latter place.
- For many years the castles and prisons of Haverfordwest and Pembroke were filled to overflowing with French prisoners of war.
- His father, William George, a Welshman of yeoman stock, had left Pembrokeshire for London at an early age and became a school teacher there, and afterwards in Liverpool and Haverfordwest, and then headmaster of an elementary school at Pwllheli, Carnarvonshire, where he married the daughter of David Lloyd, a neighbouring Baptist minister.
- Soon afterwards William George became headmaster of an elementary school in Manchester, but after the birth of his eldest son David his health failed, and he gave up his post and took a small farm near Haverfordwest.
- Clause 26 of the same act likewise enacted that the 12 Welsh counties should return 24 members to the English parliament: one for each county, one for the boroughs in each county (except Merioneth), and one for the town and county of Haverfordwest.Advertisement
- and reputed mother of the duke of Monmouth, is believed to have been born in 1630, or a little later, at Roch Castle, near Haverfordwest.
- HAVERFORDWEST (Welsh Hwlfordd, the English name being perhaps a corruption of the Scandinavian Hafna-Fjord), the chief town of Pembrokeshire, S.
- The old walls and fortifications have almost disappeared, but Haverfordwest is still rich in memorials of its past greatness.
- Haverfordwest owes its origin to the advent of the Flemings, who were permitted by Henry I.
- Haverfordwest is, in fact, the capital of that English-speaking portion of Pembrokeshire, which has been nicknamed "Little England beyond Wales."Advertisement
- In 1536, under Henry VIII., Haverfordwest was declared a town and county of itself and was further empowered to send a representative burgess to parliament.
- The prosperity and local importance of Haverfordwest continued unimpaired throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, and Richard Fenton, the historian of Pembrokeshire, describes it in 1810, as "the largest town in the county, if not in all Wales."
- With the rise of Milford, however, the shipping trade greatly declined, and Haverfordwest has now the appearance of a quiet country town.
- Since 1536 Tenby has been a contributory borough to the Pembroke (now Pembroke and Haverfordwest) parliamentary district.
- Three undersized lobsters cost a Pembrokeshire fisherman a £ 250 fine imposed by Haverfordwest Magistrate's Court sitting on Thursday 9 March 2006.Advertisement
- undersized lobsters cost a Pembrokeshire fisherman a £ 250 fine imposed by Haverfordwest Magistrate's Court sitting on Thursday 9 March 2006.