"LAMBSTON, a parish in the hundred of RHÔS, county of PEMBROKE, SOUTH WALES, 3 miles (W.N.W.) from Haverfordwest, containing 286 inhabitants. This parish, which is situated in the western part of the county, and at no great distance from St. Bride's bay, comprises a considerable tract of enclosed and cultivated land, with an extensive common, and is intersected by a small rivulet, which falls into the western Cleddau. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of St. David's, endowed with £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Pembroke College, Oxford. There is a place of worship open to dissenters of every denomination. A parochial school, for the gratuitous instruction of poor children, is supported at the expense of the incumbent. The average annual expenditure for the maintenance of the poor amounts to £66. 15." [From A Topographical Dictionary of Wales (S. Lewis, 1833).]
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:
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 Haroldston West with Lambston from The Welsh Church Year Book, 1929 (Cd by Archive CD Books).
Parish registers: Christenings (1737-1991), Marriages (1741-1968) Banns (1755-1833), Burials (1737-1957) at Pem.RO
Bishops' Transcripts, covering the period (1799-1804, 1806-41, 1843, 1845, 1849, 1868) are at the National Library of Wales, and have been microfilmed by the LDS - Call Number: 0105148.
See Bap/Mar/Bur data on FreeReg
Dyfed FHS have published a series of indexes of baptisms, marriages and burials from Pembrokeshire hundreds for various periods.
Places, villages, farms etc within Lambston 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)
[Gareth Hicks: 28 Dec 2012]
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