Local History

Interest in family and local history is growing. Maybe this is related to the growing sense of alienation felt by many of us in today's somewhat soulless, commercialised, technologised and consumerist world. Perhaps we feel we are being subsumed as expendable, dehumanised parts in a global economic machine. Maybe this search for our 'roots' will help restore a sense of our own individual humanity, and some feeling of 'connection'. Whatever the cause, it fulfils a need, and it is also interesting.

Old Photos of Milford Haven This is a collection of old photographs of Milford Haven from various sources which I have scanned and placed here for browsing or download.

 

 

 
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Books & Articles (PDF format)

A Tour to Milford Haven in the Year 1791 Mrs. Morgan

A collection of letters describing her journey from Cambridgeshire to Milford Haven.

 

 

 

 

A Description of England and Wales Vol 7 (1769)

A description of each county with its antiquities, curiosities, georgaphy, economics etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Pembrokeshire Mary Beatrice Mirehouse

A history of South Pembrokeshire with records of places, names, families, customs and provincialisms.

 

 

 

 

Nooks and Corners of Pembrokeshire H. Thornhill Timmins.

Descriptions, notes and sketches by the author of some of the more interesting and picturesque places in Pembrokeshire.

 

 

 

Links to Local History Websites
Local History Online The Local History Online website is owned and managed by Local History Magazine...

Pembrokeshire Online Pembrokeshire Online aims to serve the local community and the global visitor.

GENUKI The genealogical information service for the UK and Ireland, containing a large structured tree of information.

Milford Trawlers Website dedicated to Milford trawlermen and contains a gallery of old photos of Milford, especially the Docks.