Prominent and highly respected Pembrokeshire farmer Meurig Raymond of Trenewydd Fawr, Croesgoch has been sworn in as the fiftieth High Sheriff of Dyfed.
The ceremony of declaration was recently held in St Davids Cathedral and was officiated by the Dean of St Davids. the Very Rev Dr Sarah Rowland Jones.
In the presence of former BBC newsreader and current Lord Lieutenant of Dyfed Miss Sara Edwards, as well as civic dignitaries and guests, the High Sheriff pledged his oath of allegiance to the Monarch and to the Shrievalty, which is the tenure of a sheriff.
Meurig Raymond, CBE, DL has undertaken to support the judiciary, the emergency services and to reach out in support of good causes and charitable work across the region.
He is well known in rural circles as the former national president of the NFU, a position which he has held for four years and is the current chairman of the prestigious Farmers Club in London .