Haverfordwest Bridge Commissioners Records

Scope and Content

Records of the Haverfordwest Bridge Commissioners, 1833-1925; Acts of Parliament and related papers, 1833-1925; and administration records, 1833-1925.

Administrative / Biographical History

The town and port of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, stands on the lowest bridging point of the Western Cleddau. Haverfordwest Bridge Commissioners oversaw the construction of a new bridge across the river in 1833, and continued to administer it and raise tolls into the 20th century.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Acts of Parliament and related papers, and administration records.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Transferred by R. T. P. Williams, Solicitors

Note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Haverfordwest Bridge Commissioners, catalogue; Haverfordwest Rural District Council, Haverford Rural District, The Official Guide.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further papers are Pembrokeshire Record Office, DX/289 for copy plan and section of New Bridge.

Geographical Names