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Le Hunte family papers

Reference code(s): GB 0213 D/LE HUNTE

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Le Hunte Family Papers

Short Title: Le Hunte family papers

Creation date(s): 1693-1881

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (Information to be supplied)

Name of creator(s): Le Hunte family


Administrative/Biographical history: The Le Hunte family of Porthgain, Pembrokeshire, owned property in the parishes of Llanrhian, St David's, Henry's Moat, Newport, Nevern, Llandissilio West, Llangolman, Llandilo and Maenclochlog, Pembrokeshire from the late 17th century. The Le Hunte family included Richard Le Hunte of County Wexford, Ireland (fl. 1727-1808), who later moved to Llanrhian and St Botolphs, and George Le Hunte of Artramont, County Wexford, (fl. 1837-1877). George Le Hunte developed the slate quarrying industry in Porthgain in 1837. He married Mary and they had a son, Sir George Ruthven Le Hunte (1852-1925).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of the Le Hunte family, 1693-1881, including correspondence, 1853-1877; financial papers, 1849-1850; insurance policies, 1847-1861; probate papers, 1753-1814; estate papers, 1693-1877; Llanrhian estate papers, 1736-1867; Maenclochog, Llangolman, Llandilo and Henry's Moat estate papers, 1727-1881; and Newport and Nevern estate papers, 1796-1858.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: accounts and correspondence; insurance policies; probate; estate papers, general; Llanrian estate papers; Maenclochog, Llangolman, Llandilo and Henry's Moat estate papers; and Newport and Nevern estate papers.

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 Mr W. R. G. Le Hunte, Richmond, Surrey, 1975.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

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, Le Hunte family, catalogue; KnowUK website ( viewed 16 June 2005.

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 | Pembrokeshire
Le Hunte family, | of Porthgain | Archives

Personal names
Le Hunte family , of Porthgain

Corporate names

Llanrhian (Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)

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