The Fishguard Herrings | Sgadan Abergwaun

Nicknames in Wales often indicate a person's traits or character, but every now and then they may also refer to the people of a town, such as the 'Fishguard herrings'.



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David Pepper shares the origin of the nickname "Fishguard herrings" for the people of Fishguard. ~ Creator: Ports, Past and Present ~ Date: February 2021
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David Pepper sat down with Ports, Past and Present to share the origin of the old nickname for the people of Fishguard in the once properous trade in herrings before the disappearance of the vast schoals in the eighteenth century.