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East Williamston, Pembrokeshire

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East Williamston, Pembrokeshire

East Williamston is a village and community in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It is situated in the south of the county, 4 km west of Saundersfoot. The parish includes the villages of Cold Inn {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:51|42|57|N|4|44|55|W| | |name= }} and Broadmoor {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:51|43|12|N|4|45|16|W| | |name= }}. The community had a population of 1,787 in 2001. With the community of Jeffreyston, it makes up the Pembrokeshire electoral ward of East Williamston, which had a population of 2,327 in 2001, with 11% Welsh speakers. It was originally a chapelry of the parish of Begelly. Part of Little England beyond Wales, it has been essentially English-speaking for 900 years. The parish had an area of 588 Ha. Its census populations were: 341 (1801): 551 (1851): 397 (1901): 387 (1951): 473 (1981). The percentage of Welsh speakers was 5 (1891): 12 (1931): 3 (1971).
Administrative CountyPembrokeshire
Traditional CountyPembrokeshire
OS GridSN0904
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

Other names by which East Williamston, Pembrokeshire has been known in the past

Williamston

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

Williamston, township, Begelly par., Pembrokeshire, in SE. of co., 4 miles NW. of Tenby, 1431 ac., pop. 493; contains Williamston Hall, seat.

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