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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Morgan family of Fishguard, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0213 D/MOR

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Morgan Family of Fishguard Papers

Short Title: Morgan family of Fishguard, papers

Creation date(s): 1871-1969

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Morgan family, of Fishguard


Administrative/Biographical history: The Morgan family were builders, at West Street, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, at the beginning of the 20th century, and they also owned Fishguard Sawmills and Joinery Works, and were builders' merchants and undertakers. John Morgan (d. 1950) was a leading member of Pentour Calvinistic Methodist Church, Fishguard, and of the North Pembrokeshire Presbytery, and his son, John J. Morgan (d. 1986), followed him as Secretary. J. J. Morgan was also a member of the Labour Party and was a County Councillor. In 1959 he married J. Carpenter of Milford Haven, another Labour activist.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Morgan family of Fishguard, 1871-1969, including business records, [c.1900]-1965; Morgan family papers, 1935-1961; Morgan family photographs, [1900s]-[1960s]; Brown family papers, 1957-1968; Lamb family papers, 1871-1929; records of Calvinistic Methodism, 1883-1955, including records of Pentour Church, 1908-1955; Baptist records, 1907-1969; Congregational records, 1907-1969; records of the Labour Party, 1944-[1974]; and papers relating to Pembrokeshire local history and events, 1907-1969.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Business papers; Family papers; Calvinistic Methodist papers; Baptist papers; Congregational papers; Miscellaneous religious items; Labour Party and related papers; Local history, literature and events; 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.


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 Mrs S. Brown, daughter of J. J. Morgan, per L. Williams and Davies, solicitors, Fishguard, Dyfed, 1986, 1987.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Morgan Family of Fishguard 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

Architects and builders | Wales | Fishguard
Baptists | Wales | Fishguard
Calvinistic Methodists | Wales | Fishguard
J. J. Morgan, builders merchants and undertakers | Archives
Morgan family, | of Fishguard | Archives
Political parties | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Undertakers and undertaking | Wales | Fishguard

Personal names
Morgan family , of Fishguard

Corporate names
J.J. Morgan, Builders Merchants and Undertakers

Fishguard (Wales)

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