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Ford

"FORD, a chapelry in the parish of HAYSCASTLE, hundred of DEWISLAND, county of PEMBROKE, SOUTH WALES, 7 miles (N.) from Haverfordwest. The population is included in the return for the parish. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of St. David's, endowed with £1200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of -- Knox, Esq. This chapelry comprises a small tract lying at the north-eastern extremity of the parish, on the western bank of the Cleddy river, where it is joined by another small stream, and on the high road between Haverfordwest and Fishguard." [From A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (S. Lewis, 1833).]

Census

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

Churches

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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

  • Ford village, Haycastle A chapel without any district annexed and without any cure of souls Peter David Richardson
  • Penbont Ford Ind Erected in 1806 Daniel Davies, Minister, Hook, Ambleston
  • Hall CM Erected in 1820 William Evans, Deacon, Ford
  • These entries are actually listed in the source book under Hays-Castle parish

 

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

  • St Lawrence & Chapel of Ease (Ford)
  • Incumbent and Curates; L P Rees
  • Rural Deanery of Dewisland
  • Acreage 1,802; Population 230

    Church Records

    Odd entries CMB (1801-49) with PR Ambleston and Little Newcastle.

    Parish registers: Christenings (1885-1944), Marriages (1837-1963), Burials (1866-1945) at Pem.RO

    Bishops' Transcripts, covering the period (1839-42, 1844-54, 1856-65, 1875, 1885) are at the National Library of Wales, and have been microfilmed by the LDS - Call Number: 0105141.

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

    Nonconformist Chapels: see Hayscastle

    Description and Travel

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    Historical Geography

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    History

    Merrony, Mark W. Richard Fenton's 'Roman villa' at Ford revisited (NLW's site) Pemb Historian XIII