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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Parliamentary plans

Reference code(s): GB 0213 QRZ

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Parliamentary Plans

Short Title: Parliamentary plans

Creation date(s): 1844-1896

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Clerk of the Peace, Pembrokeshire


Administrative/Biographical history: In the 19th century, statutory undertakings (bodies operating under Act of Parliament, suhc as railway companies) were required to deposit copies of plans and other documents with the Clerk of the Court of Quarter Sessions. In Pembrokeshire, they mainly relate to railways, including the South Wales main line, Milford Junction Railway, and the Carmarthen and Cardigan Bay Railway; other records relate to Cardigan Harbour Improvement Company and to the Milford Haven oil refineries. A draft Bill was prepared in 1863-1864 for a railway to be called the South Wales, Tenby & Milford Haven Junction Railway.


Scope and content/abstract: Parliamentary plans, Pembrokeshire, 1844-1896, including plans relating to oil refineries, Milford Haven, 1878-1896; South Wales Railway plans, 1844-1857; Milford Junction Railway plans, 1851-1855; Carmarthen and Cardigan Bay Railway plans, 1851-1853; maps relating to the Cardigan Harbour Improvement Company, 1854; and material relating to the proposed South Wales Pembroke & Tenby Junction Railway, 1858-1869.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Oil Refineries Milford Haven; and Railways & Docks.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Pembrokeshire Clerk of the Peace


Related material: Further records are Pembrokeshire Record Office, SPC/11, DX/266.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Parliamentary Plans catalogue; Railscott website (, viewed 26 May 2005; Swansea Vale Railway (, viewed 26 May 2005; The Pembroke & Tenby Railway website (, viewed 26 May 2005; Great Western Railway website (, viewed 26 May 2005; and Milford Haven website (, viewed 26 May 2005.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2005

Cardigan Harbour Improvement Company | Archives
Harbours | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Petroleum refineries | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Railways | Wales | Pembrokeshire | Maps

Personal names

Corporate names
Cardigan Harbour Improvement Company
Carmarthen and Cardigan Railway
Great Britain | Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Pembrokeshire)
Milford Junction Railway
South Wales Pembroke and Tenby Junction Railway
South Wales Railway

Pembrokeshire (Wales)

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