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April A-Z Challenge – H is for Haverfordwest

April 10, 2015



H is for HAVERFORDWEST, a town in Pembrokeshire, Wales. This is the city where   father’s maternal ancestors, the TAYLOR family originated from. After their marriage in 1839, JOHN TAYLOR & MARTHA LLOYD lived in City Road, in the Parish of St. Thomas.

At the time of her death, John TAYLOR’s mother MARY DAVIES, who was a widow,  lived in the Parish of St. Martin, Haverfordwest.


City Road Haverfordwest today

Today Haverfordwest is the major city of the county of Pembrokeshire. It is a bustling market town as it has been for many centuries. Haverfordwest Castle sits on a hill, overlooking the city, as if protecting it still, as it surely did in medieval times. It looks very battle scarred and damaged, making me think I would love to find out more about the history and what went on in Haverfordwest in earlier times.

Haverfordwest Castle

Haverfordwest Castle


  1. Thanks to Facebook of all places, we recently discovered some new first cousins! Found you on A to Z!

  2. T.F.Walsh permalink

    Cool theme… I like discovering new places.

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