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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Ministry of Defence records of Milford Haven land purchases

Reference code(s): GB 0213 T/MOD

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Ministry of Defence Records

Short Title: Ministry of Defence records of Milford Haven land purchases

Creation date(s): 1863

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Ministry of Defence

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: In 1964, the Ministry of Defence subsumed the operations of the Admiralty, the War Office and the Air Ministry. In 1863, the War Office purchased various sites around the shores of Milford Haven for military purposes; the land was surveyed by Samuel B. Howlett, chief draughtsman to the War Office.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Book of notes on the acquisition of land in Milford Haven by the War Officer, together with maps and references, produced by Samuel B. Howlett, chief draughtsman to the War Office, 1863.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The records were transferred from the War Office to the Ministry of Defence.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred by the Ministry of Defence per Trevor Isbell.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from depositor of fonds. the archive comprises earlier material accumulated by its predecessor body.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Ministry of Defence, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coast defences (Military) | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Government ownership | Wales | Pembrokeshire

Personal names
Howlett , Saml. B. (Samuel Burt)

Corporate names
Great Britain | Ministry of Defence

Places
Milford Haven (Wales)

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