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Pembrokeshire Record Office
Pembrokeshire Local History Society, records

Reference code(s): GB 0213 HDSO/47

Held at: Pembrokeshire Record Office

Title: Records of the Pembrokeshire Local History Society

Short Title: Pembrokeshire Local History Society, records

Creation date(s): 1950-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (15 files, 1 volume)

Name of creator(s): Pembrokeshire Local History Society


Administrative/Biographical history: Pembrokeshire Local History Society was formed in 1950 under the auspices of the Pembrokeshire Community Council (from 1974 Dyfed Rural Council). The Society published a journal, 'Pembrokeshire Historian', and became completely autonomous in 1981, but in September 1983 it merged with the Pembrokeshire Record Society to form the Pembroekshire Local History and Record Society, re-named Pembrokeshire Historical Society. In the 1970s, the Society promoted the publication of a History of the County of Pembroke, although the first volume of the Pembrokeshire County History did not appear until 1987.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Pembrokeshire Local History Society, 1950-1983, including minutes, 1950-1983; general correspondence, 1978-1983; financial records, 1981-1983; annual reports, 1971-1983; lectures, 1974-1983; files relating to the 'History of the County of Pembroke' publciation, 1973-1983; files relating to other bodies, including Pembrokeshire Record Society, 1970-1983; and notes on 17th century emigration from Pembrokeshire, [20th century].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; files; and notes.

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 and the National Register of Archives.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Parts deposited by Mrs Hilary Davies, Dyfed Rural Council, Haverfordwest, 1983; transferred from Record Office files, 1984; deposited by Mr D. M. Phillips, Director of Dyfed Association of Voluntary Services, 11-12 King Street, Carmarthen, 1986; part transferred from DSO/13.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Records of the Pembrokeshire Local History Society, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2005

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