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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Alderman W. J. Phillips Williams estate papers

Reference code(s): GB 0213 D/PW

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Alderman W. J. Phillips Williams Estate Papers

Short Title: Alderman W. J. Phillips Williams estate papers

Creation date(s): 1784-1926

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Williams, W. J. Phillips

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Alderman W. J. Phillips Williams of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, accumulated papers relating to Fishguard and Haverfordwest, including those of Captain William Gwynne Evans, mariner (b. 1840), who owned properties in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, including the Swan Inn, Bodmore Lodge and Bridge House; the Hazelhill estate, Llanstadwell, Pembrokeshire; the Bullford estate, Steynton, Pembrokeshire; and papers of the Fishguard Harbour Improvement Company, formed in 1859 to build a pier and quay at Lower Fishguard Harbour.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers deposited by Alderman W. J. Phillips, 1784-1926, including deeds and papers of the Fishguard estates of Captain William Gwynne Evans, 1786-1883; deeds relating to land in Portfield, Haverfordwest, 1838-1839; deed relating to land in Llandilo and Llangolman, 1799; deeds relating to the Hazelhill estate, Llanstadwell, 1815-1912; deeds relating to Prendergast, 1810; deeds relating to the Bullford estate, Steynton, 1784-1918; records relating to the Fishguard Harbour Improvement Co., 1906-1926; and miscellaneous papers, 1816-1837.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Estates in Fishguard belonging to Capt. William Gwynne Evans; Deeds of Portfield, Haverfordwest; Lease of lands in Llandilo and Llangolman; Deeds of Hazelhill estate, Llanstadwell; Deeds of a house in Prendergast; Deeds of Bullford estate, Steynton; Fishguard Harbour Improvement Co.; and Miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy is available in Pembrokeshire Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Alderman W. J. Phillips Williams, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, 1968, 1969.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Further records of the Fishguard Harbour Improvement Co. are National Library of Wales, Fishguard Harbour Improvement Company Records.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. The records pre-date the depositor's birth.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Alderman W. J. Phillips Williams Estate Papers, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2005


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Deeds | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Harbours | Wales | Fishguard

Personal names
Evans , William Gwynne , b. 1840
Phillips Williams , W. J.

Corporate names
Bullford Estate (Wales)
Fishguard Harbour Improvement Company
Hazelhill Estate (Wales)

Places
Fishguard (Wales)
Fishguard Harbour (Wales)
Haverfordwest (Wales)
Llanstadwell (Wales)
Steynton (Wales)

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