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PLACE NAMES in PEMBROKESHIRE

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The list also includes places with different Welsh/English names, the Welsh  version will usually be found in the first column, alternative 1
Use your browser's Find facility to search for particular names which may be in the second column, alternative 2 The list doesn't include minor spelling variations, or a single L for LL or those caused by use of the English K for C. or V for F.
Although some of that ilk are included because they more accurately  indicate the origin of the name Sources/Further References to place names

  • A Gazetteer of Welsh Place-Names by Elwyn Davies   [Davies]
  • The Place-Names of Wales by Hywel Wyn Owen    [Owen]
  • Parish Registers of Wales     NLW          [PRW]
  • A Topographical Dictionary of Wales by Samuel [Lewis] 1833  (on Genuki)         [Lewis]
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  • Glossary of Welsh Place Name Elements - on John Ball's site
  • There is a list of place names in PEM and their parishes on this site
  • Contributors

 

Alternative 1Alternative 2ParishSource/Comments
    
AberdaugleddauMilford HavenMilford Haven[PRW]
AbergwaunFishguardFishguard[PRW]
ArberthNarberthNarberth[PRW]
Beifil, YBayvilBayvil[PRW]
Bont-FaenPontfaenPontfaen[PRW]
BreudethBrawdyBrawdy[PRW]
BugeliBegellyBegelly[Lewis]
BulstonBoulstonBoulston[Lewis]
CaeriwCarewCarew[PRW]
Cas-blaiddWolf's CastleSt Dogwells[Davies]
Cas-bwnshPointz CastleBrawdy[Davies]
Cas-fuwchCastlebytheCastlebythe[PRW]
Cas-laiHayscastleHayscastle[PRW]
Cas-maelPunchestonPuncheston[PRW]
Cas-wisWistonWiston[PRW]
Casnewydd-bachLittle NewcastleLittle Newcastle[PRW]
Castell-GwalchmaiWalwyn's CastleWalwyn's Castle[PRW]
CastellhenriHenry's MoatHenry's Moat[PRW]
CasmorysCastle MorrisMathry[Davies]
Castle-Beith CastlebighCastlebytheCastlebythe[Lewis]
Cîl-GaronCilgerranCilgerran[Lewis]
CilgetiKilgettySt Issells[Owen]
Cronwern / CronwereCrunwearCrunwear[PRW] & [Lewis]
CrynweddCrinowCrinow[PRW]
Dinbych-y-PysgodTenbyTenby[PRW]
Doc PenfroPembroke DockPembroke, St Mary[PRW]
East HarroldstonHaroldston St IssellsHaroldston St Issells[Lewis]
Eglwys-EirwEglwyswrwEglwysrwrw[Lewis]
Eglwys Lwyd, YrLudchurchLudchurch[PRW]
Eglwys WenWhitechurchWhitechurch[PRW]
Eglwys WythwrMoningtonMonington[PRW]
FelinganolMiddle HillFreystrop[Davies]
Garn, YRochRoch[PRW]
Great TrefgarnTreffgarneTreffgarne[Lewis]
HwlfforddHaverfordwestHaverfordwest[PRW]
IsmistonUzmastonUzmaston[Lewis]
Llan-Bedr-Velvre Llanbedr FelffreLampeter VelfreyLampeter Velfrey[Lewis]
Llan-Ddewi-Velvre Llanddewi FelffreLlandewi VelfreyLlandewi Velfrey[Lewis]
Llan-GolmanCapel ColmanCapel Colman[Lewis]
Llan-Illtyd LlantydLlantoodLlantood[Lewis]
Llan-lwy Llan-Dylwyv / Llan TylwyfLlandeloyLlandeloy[PRW] & [Lewis]
Llan-RhidianLlanreithanLlanreithan[Lewis]
Llan-VrynachLlanfyrnachLlanfyrnach[Lewis]
Llan-WyndavLlanwndaLlanwnda[Lewis]
LlandudochSt DogmaelsSt Dogmaels[PRW]
Llandyfai LlanfyddLampheyLamphey[PRW] & [Lewis]
Llandysillio (yn-Nyfed)LlandissilioLlandissilio in CMN[PRW]
LlaneilfywSt ElvisSt Elvis[PRW]
Llanerch-aurLlanychaerLlanychaer[Lewis]
Llanerch-lwydogLlanychlwydogLlanychlwydog[Lewis]
Llanhuadain Lawhaden / Llewhaden / Llan-HauadenLlawhadenLlawhaden[PRW] & [Lewis]
Llanisan-yn-RhosSt IshmaelsSt Ishmaels[PRW]
LlantwydLlantoodLlantood[PRW]
LlantydewiSt DogwellsSt Dogwells[PRW]
Llys-PrawstNewton NorthNewton North[PRW]
Loch-fanLochvaneBrawdy[Davies]
Maenor-Deivi ManerdivyManordefiManordeifi[Lewis]
Marnawan Maenor-Owain / Manerowen /
Manerawen
ManorowenManorowen[PRW] & [Lewis]
Melinau / MelineyMelineMeline[Lewis]
MerthyrMathryMathry[Lewis]
Monach-log DuMynachlog-dduMynachlog-ddu[Lewis]
MonktonMountonMounton[Lewis]
Mot, YNew MoatNew Moat[PRW]
MynwarMinwearMinwear[PRW]
NangleAngleAngle[Lewis]
Nanhyfer NyferNevernNevern[PRW]
PaterPembroke DockPembroke, St Mary1
PelcamPelcombCamrose[Davies]
Pen-rhydd / PenriethPenrithPenrith[Lewis]
PenalunPenallyPenally[PRW]
PenbiriPen BerrySt David's[Davies]
Penfro/Pembroke St NicholasMonktonMonkton[PRW]
PenfroPembrokePembroke[PRW]
PenmaendewiSt David's HeadSt David's[Davies]
PenrhyddPenrithPenrith[PRW]
ReynaltonReynoldstonReynoldston[PRW]
Rhôs-y-crythorRhôscrowtherRhoscrowther[Lewis]
RhosfarcedRosemarketRosemarket[PRW]
Robeston EastRobeston WathenRobeston Wathen[Lewis]
RydberthRedberthRedberth[Lewis]
Sain FfredSt BridesSt Brides[PRW]
Sain PedrogSt PetroxSt Petrox[PRW]
Saint IshelSt IssellsSt Issells[PRW]
St Edeyrns / St Edren'sSt EdrinsSt Edrins[Lewis]
St Mary'sMaenclochogMaenclochog[Lewis]
St NicholasMonktonMonkton[Lewis]
SgeiberSkybbirLlanfairnantygof[Davies]
SlebetsSlebechSlebech[PRW]
SolfachSolvaWhitchurch[PRW]
TelbennyTalbennyTalbenny[Lewis]
Tre-einarRinastonAmbleston[Davies]
Tre-groesWhitchurchWhitchurch[PRW]
Tre-indigRhynastonHayscastle[Davies]
TreamlodAmblestonAmbleston[PRW]
TrebwrnalltTancredstonBrawdy[Davies]
TredemlTempletonNarberth[PRW]
TrefaserAshestonBrawdy[Davies]
TrefdraethNewportNewport[PRW]
TrefelenBletherstonBletherston[PRW]
TrefwrdanJordanstonJordanston[PRW]
TreganeithwKnavestonBrawdy[Davies]
TreletertLetterstonLetterston[PRW]
TremarchogSt NicholasSt Nicholas[PRW]
TreopertGranstonGranston[PRW]
TreowmanBrimastonHayscastle[Davies]
TrericertRickestonBrawdy[Davies]
TrewallterWalterstonSt Edrins[Davies]
TrewenEwestonBrawdy[Davies]
TrewyddelMoylegroveMoylegrove[PRW]
TyddewiSt David'sSt David's[PRW]
Waltwn DwyrainWalton EastWalton East[Davies]
Waltwn GorllewinWalton WestWalton West[Davies]
WdigGoodwickLlanwnda[PRW]
Williamston ElinorWilliamston, EastWilliamston, East[Jon]
Ynys ByrCaldey IslandPenally[Davies]
Ynys DewiRansey IslandSt David's[Davies]

Contributors

  • 1. Sandra Davies
  • 2. Jon