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Propert and Williams, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0213 D/WIL

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Propert and Williams Papers

Short Title: Propert and Williams, papers

Creation date(s): 1578-1961

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (236 items)

Name of creator(s): Propert and Williams families; George Edgar Propert Williams


Administrative/Biographical history: Richard Thomas Propert Williams (fl. 1908), solicitor, and his son, George Edgar Propert Williams (fl. 1900-1961), solicitor, of Penbryn, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, appeared to be descended from the Thomas, Howell, Propert and Williams families. The Propert, and later Williams, families lived at Hendre Eynon, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, with branches in Swansea, Glamorgan, and in Leicestershire. The Rev. T. Thomas (fl. 1789-1824) of Farndon, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, was a friend or relative of the family.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Propert and Williams families, 1578-1961, including deeds, wills and other documents of the Thomas, Propert, Williams and Howell families, 1578-1893, relating to properties in Bletherston, Haverfordwest, Llanwnda, Mynachlogddu, St Davids and Whitchurch, Pembrokeshire, Llanwenog, Llannarth, Llandysul, Llangunllo, Llanfairorllwyn, Llandefriog and Llanwnnen, Cardiganshire, Llanelli, Llanllwni and Trelech a'r Bettws, Carmarthenshire, Loughor, Glamorgan, and Kibworth Harcourt and Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicestershire; family letters and papers, mainly of the Rev. T. Thomas, 1787-1855; receipts, 1762-1826; sales particulars and conditions, 1875-1947; personal papers of G. E. P. Williams, 1900-1961; genealogical material, 1719-1953; photographs and prints, 1888-1935; newspapers, 1810, 1955; and maps, 1843-1941.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds; letters; receipts; conditions and particulars of sales; personal papers of G. E. P. Williams; genealogical material; photographs and prints; newspapers; maps; miscellaneous; and books.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained. Some books belonging to G. E. P. Williams were removed to the searchroom shelves; other books are in the County Library.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, 1970.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Propert and Williams Papers, catalogue; Pembrokeshire Record Office, Vincent James Griffith Johns and Son, solicitors, of Fishguard, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2005

Deeds | England | Leicestershire
Deeds | Wales
Pembrokeshire (Wales) | Photographs
Thomas, T., | of Farndon, Leicestershire | Correspondence
Williams, G. E. P. | (George Edgar Propert) | Archives

Personal names
Propert family , of St Davids
Thomas , T. , of Farndon (Leicestershire , England)
Williams , G. E. P. (George Edgar Propert)
Williams family , of Hendre Eynon

Corporate names

Cardiganshire (Wales)
Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Haverfordwest (Wales)
Leicestershire (England)
Loughor (Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)
St Davids (Wales)

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