How to use Pembrokeshire in a sentence
In 1588 the leading persons of Pembrokeshire, with Bishop Anthony Rudd of St David's at their head, petitioned Queen Elizabeth to fortify the Haven against the projected Spanish invasion, upon which the block-houses of Dale and Nangle at either side of the mouth of the harbour were accordingly erected.
Although acknowledged as the county town of Pembrokeshire, Pembroke was superseded by Haverfordwest as the judicial and administrative centre of the shire on account of the more convenient position of the latter place.
Close to the banks of the Gwaun is the pretty estate of Glyn-y-mel, for many years the residence of Richard Fenton (1746-1821), the celebrated antiquary and historian of Pembrokeshire.
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.
Scandinavian influence can easily be traced at various points of the coast-line, but particularly in south Pembrokeshire, wherein occur such place-names as Caldy, Tenby, Goodwick, Dale, Skokholm, Hakin and Milford Haven.Advertisement
The great South Wales coalfield, one of the largest in the kingdom, covers the greater part of Monmouthshire and Glamorganshire, the south-eastern corner of Carmarthenshire, and a small portion of south Pembrokeshire, and the quality of its coal is especially suitable for smelting purposes and for use in steamships.
The upland tracts also afford good pasturage for a number of cobs and ponies, which obtain high prices at the local fairs, and Pembrokeshire and Cardiganshire have long been famous for their breed of horses and ponies.
Lobsters and crabs are caught in Cardigan Bay, and oysters are found at various points of the Pembrokeshire coast.
The cathedral church of St Davids is situated near the remote headland of St Davids in Pembrokeshire, but the episcopal residence has been fixed ever since the Reformation at Abergwili near Carmarthen, the most central spot in this vast diocese.
Haverfordwest is, in fact, the capital of that English-speaking portion of Pembrokeshire, which has been nicknamed "Little England beyond Wales."Advertisement
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."
Training will be delivered to teaching assistants in Pembrokeshire to be included in their INSET training program.
Three undersized lobsters cost a Pembrokeshire fisherman a £ 250 fine imposed by Haverfordwest Magistrate's Court sitting on Thursday 9 March 2006.
With dramatic hills and sandy beaches, rolling pastureland and ancient woodlands, Pembrokeshire has much to offer. instant, confirmed, online booking!
Pond House Cottages are on a working smallholding 6 miles South of Cardigan in West Wales, bordering the Pembrokeshire National Coastal Park.Advertisement
I'm thinking of organizing an excursion to Pembrokeshire (west wales) to go diving sometime in the summer of 2006.
Ideal walking country, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park attracts walkers from all over the world.
This was Howell Davies of Pembrokeshire, whose ministry was modelled on that of his master, Griffith Jones, but with rather more clatter in his thunder.
The students walked along the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast path, played rounders on the beach, and participated in various team building games.
I 'm thinking of organizing an excursion to Pembrokeshire (west wales) to go diving sometime in the summer of 2006.Advertisement
One blind whiting caught on a line in the harbor, Tenby, Pembrokeshire.