Sir J.E.G.A. Philipps, dec. Papers

Scope and Content

Deeds relating to the Harries family of Heathfield, Letterston, Pembrokeshire, 1840-1914.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir John Erasmus Gwynne Alexander Philipps (1915-1948) was the son of Sir Henry Erasmus Edwards Philipps (1871-1938) of Picton Castle, Slebech, Pembrokeshire. John Hill Harries, of Priskilly and then Heathfield, Letterston, Pembrokeshire, was the High Sheriff of Pembrokeshire in 1805. His son, George Jordan Harries of Priskelly, was married to Susannah Caroline Skrine of Berkshire. They had a son, John Henry Harries of Heathfield (1840-1865). The link between Sir J. E. G. A. Philipps and the Harries family of Heathfield is not known.


Arranged chronologically.

Access Information

No restrictions.

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, Sir J.E.G.A. Philipps, deceased Papers catalogue; Jones,Francis, Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire and their Families, (Newport, 1996; Nicholas, Thomas, Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales, (London, 2000)

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

Further Harries papers are in Pembrokeshire Record Office, D/RTP/JHH.

Geographical Names