East Williamston

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East Williamston
East Williamston is located in Pembrokeshire
East Williamston
East Williamston
 East Williamston shown within Pembrokeshire
Population 1,844 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SN097050
Principal area Pembrokeshire
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Kilgetty
Postcode district SA68 0
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
Welsh Assembly Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire
List of places
UK
Wales
Pembrokeshire

Coordinates: 51°43′N 4°45′W / 51.71°N 4.75°W / 51.71; -4.75

East Williamston is a village and community in Pembrokeshire, Wales, in the south of the county, 4 km west of Saundersfoot. The parish includes the villages of Cold Inn 51°42′57″N 4°44′55″W / 51.71583°N 4.74861°W / 51.71583; -4.74861 and Broadmoor 51°43′12″N 4°45′16″W / 51.72000°N 4.75444°W / 51.72000; -4.75444. The community had a population of 1,787 in 2001, increasing to 1,844 at the 2011 Census. With the community of Jeffreyston, it makes up the Pembrokeshire electoral ward of East Williamston, which had a population of 2,327 in 2001, with 11% Welsh speakers.The ward population had increased to 2,418 at the 2011 Census.[2]

It was originally a chapelry of the parish of Begelly. Part of Little England beyond Wales, it has been essentially English-speaking for 900 years.

The parish had an area of 588 Ha. Its census populations were: 341 (1801): 551 (1851): 397 (1901): 387 (1951): 473 (1981).

The percentage of Welsh speakers was 5 (1891): 12 (1931): 3 (1971).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cummunity population 2011". Retrieved 18 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 18 April 2015. 

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