Jenkins Family of Merlin's Bridge Papers

Scope and Content

Papers of the Jenkins family of Merlin's Bridge, 1764-1974, including deeds relating to properties in Merlin's Bridge, 1764-1947; Haverfordwest, 1873-1947; Wiston, 1920-1958; miscellaneous papers relating to property, 1919-1974; records of S. Jenkins and Sons, 1940-1945; records of Millbrook Granite Quarry, 1928-1946; Merlin's Bridge Sanitary Steam Laundry Co. Ltd records, 1934-1947; wills, 1921-1971; personal papers of Albert Edward George and Miriam Jenkins, 1867-1973; newspaper cuttings and miscellaneous printed items, 1854-1972; and postcards and photographs, 1903-1963.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Jenkins family owned property in around Merlin's Bridge, Pembrokeshire, as well as Northumberland Farm, Wiston, Pembrokeshire. S. Jenkins and Sons were general smiths, engineers and hauling and threshing machine makers. The family also owned Millbrook Granite Quarry, at Treffgarne, Pembrokeshire, and the Merlin's Bridge Sanitary Steam Laundry Co. Ltd. Stephen Jenkins (fl. 1867-1920) was a blacksmith in Merlin's Bridge. He married Mary John in 1867. John Henry Jenkins (fl. 1932-1940) and William Alfred Jenkins of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire (fl. 1940), were agricultural engineers. Arthur Edgar Jenkins (fl. 1933-1940) was also an engineer, and Albert Edward George Jenkins (b. 1887) was the manager of Merlin's Bridge Sanitary Steam Laundry Co. Ltd; he married Miriam. William Henry Jenkins (fl. 1940) was an engineer in Treffgarne, Pembrokeshire.


Arranged into the following: Title deeds and related papers; Business; Wills; Miscellaneous personal papers of Albert Edward George and Miriam Jenkins; Newspaper cuttings and miscellaneous printed and antiquarian items; and Postcards and photographs.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mrs Miriam Jenkins, Haverfordwest, Dyfed, and after her death, Mrs Marion Davies of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, and Mrs Griffin, per W. J. Williams and Davies, Solicitors, Cardigan, Cardiganshire, 1964-1975.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Jenkins Family of Merlin's Bridge, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available in Pembrokeshire Record Office.

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.


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