Pembroke Dock 1814-2014: A Bicentennial Look Back

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In 2014 Pembroke Dock celebrates 200 years since its founding, when a Royal Dockyard - the only one ever to exist in Wales - was established here on the banks of Milford Haven. The dockyard was the reason for the rapid development of the town, with people from rural Pembrokeshire and from all around Britain moving to the area to work in the dockyard and the industries that serviced it. The closure of the dockyard in 1926 was a severe blow, and many families moved from the area to other dockyard towns. A new use was ...

Pembroke Dock 1814-2014: A Bicentennial Look Back 2014, Amberley Publishing, Chalford

ISBN-13: 9781445617749

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