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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Angle Lifeboat Station, records

Reference code(s): GB 0213 DSO/22

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Papers of Angle Lifeboat Station

Short Title: Angle Lifeboat Station, records

Creation date(s): 1868-1992 (mainly 1868-1913)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (31 items)

Name of creator(s): Angle Lifeboat Station


Administrative/Biographical history: The National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck was established in 1824 by Sir William Hillary, becoming the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in 1854. The village of Angle, Pembrokeshire, has had a lifeboat station and slipway since 1868 and is now one of 232 RNLI lifeboat stations in the British Isles. Colonel R. W. Bird Mirehouse was Honorary Secretary of the Angle Lifeboat in the early 20th century.


Scope and content/abstract: Records relating to Angle Lifeboat Station and to Colonel Mirehouse, 1868-1992, including minutes and cash books of the Milford Branch of RNLI, 1868-1901; RNLI, Angle Branch cash book, 1902-1910; financial records, 1908-1913; correspondence, 1893-1914, 1940; returns of service, 1900, 1909; reports, 1897-1906; newspaper cuttings, 1896-1906; and videos, 1987, 1992.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: papers; videos.

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Colonel G. A. Jackson, c/o Esso Petroleum Club, Milford Haven, 1972; donated, 1988, 1994.



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, Papers of Angle Lifeboat Station, catalogue; Cambria Archaeology website (, viewed 24 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

Lifeboats | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Angle Lifeboat Station | Archives

Personal names
Mirehouse , R. W. Bird

Corporate names
Royal National Lifeboat Institution | Angle Lifeboat Station

Angle (Wales)
Milford Haven (Wales)

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