"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).]
The 1851 census for this parish has been indexed by Dyfed Family History Society.
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 St Lawrence with Ford from The Welsh Church Year Book, 1929 (Cd by Archive CD Books).
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 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - 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
The transcription of the section for Ford from The National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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Merrony, Mark W. Richard Fenton's 'Roman villa' at Ford revisited (NLW's site) Pemb Historian XIII
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