The Fenton Family | Y teulu Fenton

The story of the Fentons, prominent Fishguard family, with a focus on Richard Fenton, the famous antiquarian.

Richard Fenton

The first member of the Fenton family to arrive in Fishguard - in the late 18th century - was Lieutenant Samuel Fenton, a naval officer who transformed the fortunes of a fishing village so dependent on the local catch that its inhabitants were known…