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"BOULSTON, otherwise BULSTON, a parish, in the union of HAVERFORDWEST, hundred of DUNGLEDDY, county of PEMBROKE, SOUTH WALES, 3 miles (S.E. by S.) from Haverfordwest; containing 319 inhabitants. This parish was for many generations the residence of the ancient family of the Wogans, by whom the church is supposed to have been built. It is pleasantly situated on the banks of the river Cleddau, and the surrounding scenery, which in some parts is richly wooded, is pleasingly and agreeably diversified. Culm abounds in the parish, but it has not been worked; and a vein of iron-ore has been discovered, but no preparations for procuring it have been made. . . The church is an ancient structure, ornamented on the outside by the arms of the Wogans . . . Some remains of the ancient family mansion of the Wogans, on the bank of the river, are still preserved, as a picturesque ruin, in the beautiful grounds of an elegant mansion, the seat of R.I. Ackland, Esq." [From A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (S. Lewis, 1844).]

Census

The 1851 census for this parish has been indexed by Dyfed Family History Society.

Census Returns for this parish have the following LDS Call Numbers:

Church History

Some church and chapel data from The Religious census of 1851 : A Calendar of the returns relating to Wales, Vol 1, South Wales. Ed. by   I.G Jones, & D. Williams. UWP,   Cardiff, 1976. The names are those of the informants

 

Parish entry for Uzmaston with Boulston from The Welsh Church Year Book, 1929 (Cd by Archive CD Books).

Church Records

Parish registers: Christenings (1799-1939), Marriages (1754-1928), Banns (1837-1923) and Burials (1799-1913) are at the Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Marriages (1754-1809) are at the National Library of Wales, on microfiche.

Copy ts PR C (1799-1939) M ( 1754-1809) B (1813-1913) with index at Pem.RO

Bishops' Transcripts, covering the period (1813-22, 1837, 1839) are at the National Library of Wales, and have been microfilmed by the LDS - Call Number: 0105129.

See Bap/Mar/Bur data on  FreeReg

Nonconformist Chapels: None found

Dyfed FHS have published a series of indexes of baptisms, marriages and burials from Pembrokeshire hundreds for various periods.

Description and Travel

Places, villages, farms etc within Boulston parish   as shown on the online parish map from the CD of  Historic Parishes of England and Wales: an Electronic Map of Boundaries before 1850 with a Gazetteer and Metadata [computer file]. (Kain, R.J.P., Oliver, R.R.).  (Extracted by Barry Johnson)

Maps

View maps covering the area of this parish and places within its boundaries
 
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[Gareth Hicks: 28 Dec 2012]

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