East Williamston

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East Williamston
East Williamston is located in Pembrokeshire
East Williamston
East Williamston
East Williamston shown within Pembrokeshire
Population1,844 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSN097050
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKilgetty
Postcode districtSA68 0
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Pembrokeshire
51°43′N 4°45′W / 51.71°N 4.75°W / 51.71; -4.75Coordinates: 51°43′N 4°45′W / 51.71°N 4.75°W / 51.71; -4.75

East Williamston (Welsh: Tregwilym Ddwyrain) is a village and community in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The community includes the villages of Cold Inn and Broadmoor. 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.

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), 11% (2011).

The nearest schools are Ysgol Glan y Môr, Ysgol y Preseli and Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Myrddin. All schools are bilingual.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Community population 2011". Archived from the original on 2015-04-18. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 18 April 2015.

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