Royal British Legion, Pembrokeshire County Committee, Records

Scope and Content

Records of the Royal British Legion, Pembrokeshire County Committee, 1950-1975, including correspondence, 1956-1972; local printed material, 1953-1974; and copies of British Legion publications, 1963-1975.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Royal British Legion, known as the British Legion between 1921 and 1971, was founded as a voice for the ex-service community. It provides financial, social and emotional support to those who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, and their dependants. The Legion is organised into local branches and districts/counties, including Pembrokeshire County.


Arranged into the following: Pembrokeshire County Committee records; Local printed material; Welsh printed material; and British printed material.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr Thomas, Letterston, Dyfed, 1975


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Royal British Legion, Pembrokeshire County Committee, catalogue; The Royal British Legion website (, viewed 7 July 2005.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available in Pembrokeshire Record Office and the National Register of Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

Records collected by Capt. J. E. Picton Codd, Secretary of the British Legion, Pembrokeshire.


Accruals are possible

Related Material

Records of individual branches include Pembrokeshire Record Office, DSO/75 Haverfordwest Branch and HDSO/73 Women's Section, Fishguard Branch. The records of the Royal British Legion Wales are Glamorgan Record Office, DLEG.

Geographical Names