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Patricia Swales Barker - Milford Haven Through Time - 9781445620732 - V9781445620732
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Milford Haven Through Time

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Description for Milford Haven Through Time Paperback. This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Milford Haven has changed and developed over the last century. Num Pages: 96 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: 1DBKW; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 8. Weight in Grams: 302.
Milford takes its name from the Milford Haven Waterway, a natural harbour on which the town stands. It is a relatively modern town, founded at the end of the eighteenth century on land owned by Sir William Hamilton, but the neighbouring parishes of Steynton and Hubberston are much older, with medieval churches. Hakin, a thriving community within the latter parish, was for many years a centre of shipbuilding and the terminus of a mail service to Ireland. The new port of Milford attracted the whaling fleet and was the venue for the Royal Dockyard until 1814.The decline of the fishing ... Read more

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Amberley Publishing
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Through Time
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Chalford, United Kingdom
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About Patricia Swales Barker
Patricia Swales Barker is a music graduate and teacher who was a director of her family's music shop in High Street, Haverfordwest, until retiring in 2006. An enthusiastic local and family historian (MA in Local History in 2002) who has researched and written widely about the history of town's civic church, dedicated to St Mary the Virgin. She has also ... Read more

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