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Haverfordwest, The Theatre And New Bridge 1955
Memories of Haverfordwest
I have memories of my father writing to his aunt and uncle in Haverfordwest. They lived at Ferry Hill House, Llangwm Ferry. It sounded a lovely place but I never went there. I'd like to see a picture of it or hear from anyone who knew them. Their surname was Heap. Pentelow was another family name.
This photograph shows my father's car reg EDE 3 at the traffic lights in Castle Square. He was William Gywther Thomas, Divisional Highways Surveyor. The reason the car looks as if it has been abandoned was that the traffic lights had failed and father was investigating the reason at the control box on the corner (...Read full memory)
I was largely brought up in Mariner's Square. Directly opposite the Mariner's Hotel (the building with the portico) was a pub called the Gloster Arms. At the time this picture was taken it was run by my great grandmother and later by her daughter, my grandmother. My father and his brother lived there until they (...Read full memory)
W.D. Phillips 1846-1927 owned and ran this hotel, he was my great-great-grandfather. One of my uncles and one of my aunts, I had six, were born in this building the latter around 1915. Whilst here WD wrote the book 'Old Haverfordwest'. I know the book was reprinted in 1924-25 when WD was a (...Read full memory)