Deeds and documents, 1727-1850, of the Ivy Tower estate, Pembrokeshire, and insurance policies of John Leach, 1854-1866.
Papers of the Ivy Tower estate, St Florence
Scope and Content
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.
Conditions Governing Access
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.
All records deposited at Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.
Accruals are not expected