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Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire (Hwlffordd)

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Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire (Hwlffordd)

Post townHAVERFORDWEST
Administrative CountyPembrokeshire
Traditional CountyPembrokeshire
OS GridSM9515
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01437
Population10,812
 

Other names by which Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire (Hwlffordd) has been known in the past

Haverfordwest/Hwlffordd ~ Hwlffordd ~ Harford ~ Harford West ~ Haverford ~ Haverford West ~ Hulphord ~ Hwllfordd

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire (Hwlffordd) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Haverfordwest, parl. and mun. bor., river port, co. town of Pembrokeshire, and co. of itself, on river West Cleddaw, 10 miles NE. of Milford by rail and 275 NW. of London, 1430 ac., pop. 6398; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Saturday. The Welsh name of the town is Hwlffordd. It was formerly walled and fortified, and has ruins of a priory erected or endowed in the 12th century. The Flemings settled here in 1105. Paper-making is the principal industry. Coal and agricultural produce are exported. The Haverford-west Boroughs (Haverfordwest, Fishguard, and Narberth), since 1885, form part of the Pembroke Boroughs, which return 1 member to Parliament.

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