Sir Richard Bulkeley Phillipps Philipps, of Picton Castle, Pembrokeshire, Estate Papers

Scope and Content

Deeds, 1744-1898, relating to the estate of Sir Richard Bulkeley Phillipps Philipps and his descendants, of Picton Castle, Pembrokeshire.

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard Bulkeley Phillipps Grant (1801-1857) became heir to the Picton Estates in 1823 and assumed the surname Philipps, becoming Richard Bulkeley Phillipps Philipps. He was created Baron Milford of Picton Castle in 1847. He died in 1857, and the estates passed to his half-brother, the Rev. James Henry Alexander Philips (formerly Gwyther) (1814-1875).


Arranged chronologically.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Messrs. R. T. P. Williams, Solicitors.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Sir Richard Bulkeley Philipps Philipps of Picton Castle, Pembrokeshire Estate Papers catalogue; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales, (London, 2000); The Dictionary of Welsh Biography down to 1940, (London, 1959)

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. R. T. P. Williams, Solicitors, Bridge Street, Haverfordwest.


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

Further papers relating to the Philipps family and the Picton Castle estate are National Library of Wales, Picton Castle Estate Records, National Library of Wales MS 23273-6, National Library of Wales ex 818, 1940, and Pembrokeshire Record Office, D/RTP/SUM and D/RTP/PCE. Related maps and plans are NLW PG 4210-4275