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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Greathead and Whitelock, Solicitors Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0213 D/MW

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Greathead and Whitelock, Solicitors Papers

Short Title: Greathead and Whitelock, Solicitors Papers

Creation date(s): 1739-1992

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Greathead and Whitelock, Solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history: Greathead and Whitelock is a firm of solicitors based in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, who have collected material relating to Pembrokeshire, including probates and Land Tax records of the Commissioners of Inland Revenue for the Division of Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Greathead and Whitelock, Solicitors, 1739-1992, including records of the Commissioners of Taxes, Castlemartin Division minutes, 1916-1956, land tax assessments collectors' schedules, 1928-1949; deeds and related papers for properties mainly in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Brecknockshire, 1739-1992; account books relating to sales of stock, crops, implements of husbandry and household furniture in Pembrokeshire, 1832-1899; and probate records, 1879-1992.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into three groups: Group One, taxation records; Group Two, deeds and related documents; and Group Three, probates and deeds.

Conditions governing access: Restricted access. Minutes of the Commissioners of Taxes closed until 2056

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

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


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

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr M. C. Whitelock, West Williamston, Dyfed, 1983. Probate records deposited, 2001.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The collection contains earlier material accumulated by the creator.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Title deeds and other papers for properties in various parishes, mainly in South Pembrokeshire, catalogue; The National Archives, Valuation Office, The Finance (1909-1910) Act, research guide, viewed 10 June 2005; Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History, (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997).

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2005

Deeds | Wales | Carmarthenshire
Deeds | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Land value taxation | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Probate records | Wales | Pembrokeshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | Board of Inland Revenue
Greathead and Whitelock

Carmarthenshire (Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)

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