Papers of the Ivy Tower estate, St Florence

Scope and Content

Deeds and documents, 1727-1850, of the Ivy Tower estate, Pembrokeshire, and insurance policies of John Leach, 1854-1866.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Williams bought lands in the parish of St Florence, Pembrokeshire, in the 17th century. Five of his descendants lived there, before the lands were sold in the 19th century. The name Ivy Tower first became associated with the residence in 1771. The estate was later in the possession of John Leach, sheriff of Pembrokeshire 1855, the son of John Leach of Pembroke, Pembrokeshire.


Arranged chronologically

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by John Armstrong of Robinsmead, Walwyn Road, Colwall, Malvern, Worcestershire, in May 1982.


Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: 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, 2 vols, 1872), vol. II.

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 Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names