Place:


Narberth  Pembrokeshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Narberth like this:

Narberth.-- parl. bor., market town, and par. with ry. sta., Pembrokeshire, 11 ½ miles N. of Tenby and 261 miles from London - par., 6084 ac., pop. 2324; bor., 151 ac., pop. 1184; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. The ruins of a Norman castle crown the summit of a hill, and have a very picturesque appearance. ...


A considerable trade is done in connection with neighbouring quarries and stone mines. Narberth forms one of the Pembroke District of Parliamentary Boroughs, which returns 1 member; it was formerly one of the Haverfordwest District, which returned 1 member until 1855.

Narberth through time

Narberth is now part of Pembrokeshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Pembrokeshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Narberth itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Narberth in Pembrokeshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1118

Date accessed: 19th November 2019


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