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In 1868, the parish of Penally contained the following places:

"PENALLY, a parish in the hundred of Castlemartin, county Pembroke, 2 miles S.W. of Tenby, its post town, and 9 from Pembroke. It is a small village, situated on the coast near Gilton Head. It formerly belonged to the Barrys and Bowens of Trellwyn. The Pembroke and Tenby line of railway passes through the parish, and has a station near the village. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of St. David's, value £77, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is a cruciform structure, embosomed in trees, and contains an altar-tomb to William de Raynoor, of the 13th century. In the churchyard is an ancient cross."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2018