Stokes family of St Botolphs Archives

Scope and Content

Deeds and documents relating to the Stokes family of St Botolphs, including a commission of the Peace for Haverfordwest, 1682; Anthony Innes Stokes papers, 1808-1892; estate plans, 1825-1952; Crymes family papers, [16th century]-1769; Upper Neeston farm papers, 1877-1926; Bristol properties, 1887-1920; and deeds and correspondence, 1712-1965.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Stokes family had lived in St Botolphs, Steynton, Pembrokeshire, since the 17th century. The first recorded member of the family to live there was Nicholas Stoke, a husbandman. He was married to Florence Stokes of Hubberston, Pembrokeshire. Their son, Hugh Stoke, was appointed as a surgeon to the militia in 1760. His sons were John Lort Stokes, a lawyer, and Anthony Innys Stokes, High Sheriff of Pembrokeshire in 1827. Emlyn Crymes of Buckland Monacharum, Devonshire, was married to Anthony Bowen Owen Stokes (d. 1891) of St Botolphs in 1849. The family had an interest in Upper Neeston farm, Herbrandston, Rhos, Pembrokeshire, and owned property in Bristol, Gloucestershire.

Access Information

Some restricted access.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Messrs. RTP Williams, Solicitors, Bridge Street, Haverfordwest


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office Stokes family of St. Botolphs Archives catalogue; Jones, Francis, Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire and their Families, (Newport, 1996).

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at the Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

The papers came into the possession of Messrs. RTP Williams, Solicitors.


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

For estate plans, see D/RKL/1194 See also D/RTP/JSS

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