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Havard family, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 HAVARDF

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Havard Family Papers

Short Title: Havard family, papers

Creation date(s): 1760-1914

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.054 cubic metres (6 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Havard family of Newport and Milford, Pembrokeshire

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Havard family came from Milford and Newport, Pembrokeshire. Dr David Havard of Newport was the District Medical Officer of the Cardigan Poor Law Union, and Levi Havard of Milford was a shipbuilder.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Estate, personal, professional and shipping records of the Havard family of Newport and Milford, both in Pembrokeshire, including the business papers, 1839-1858, of Levi Havard of Milford, shipbuilder, and the professional papers, 1867-1893, of Dr David Havard of Newport, District Medical Officer for the Cardigan Poor Law Union. Amongst the shipping records there are papers, 1833-1879, relating to the Newport schooners 'Harmony','Claudia' and 'Adroit', and the Milford brig 'Anne'.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh.

System of arrangement: Arranged into bundles by subject.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1989, pp. 28-31. The catalogue can be accessed on-line.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records at NLW have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The papers were apparently removed from Newport, Pembrokeshire, by Mrs Eryl Williams, first to The Moat in the parish of Kerry, Montgomeryshire, and then to Pigeonsford in Llangranog, Ceredigion.

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased by NLW from Gareth J. Jones of Llangrannog, Ceredigion, in April 1989.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stephen Benham. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Catalogue of the Havard Papers.

Rules or conventions: This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2001


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Havard family, | of Milford and Newport | Archives
Havard, David | Archives
Havard, Levi | Archives
Poor laws | Wales | Cardigan
Shipbuilding | Wales | Pembrokeshire

Personal names
Havard , David , Dr
Havard , Levi , of Milford (Wales)
Havard family , of Milford and Newport

Corporate names
Adroit (Schooner)
Anne (Brig)
Cardigan Poor Law Union
Claudia (Schooner)
Harmony (Schooner : 1838-1879)

Places

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