This moving picture is of the 1st Pembroke Yeomanry ‘under orders for overseas’ at Lampeter on 16 Nov 16. For more information on the Pembroke Yeomanry during the First World War please see our history section and digitalised resources.
The Pembroke Yeomanry was raised on April 19th, 1794 as the ‘Pembrokeshire Company of Gentlemen and Yeomanry Cavalry’. They rose to fame in Feb 1797 when the Castlemartin Troop, under their Captain Lord Cawdor, rode to engage a small French army that had landed near Fishguard. They were later to receive a Battle Honour for this […]
The Restoration Man and Major Dudley Ackland The Restoration Man is a successful Channel 4 series that features George Clarke helping neglected architectural treasures across Britain. This summer they filmed in Pembrokeshire and focused on a propGeorge Clarke filming The Restoration Man in Pembrokeshire. The Last Invasion of Britainerty built by Maj Dudley Ackland, a […]