Documents and Papers of Major Thomas Moore

Scope and Content

Personal papers of Major Thomas Moore, 1828-1860; papers of family members, 1800-1862; and letters of administration and wills, 1861-1884.

Administrative / Biographical History

Major Thomas Moore (d. 1860) of Bathwick House, Bath, Somerset, was a member of the Moore family of Walwyn's Castle, Pembrokeshire. He served with the Royal Marines, and was married to Matilda Wilhelmina Rochat, of Southsea, Portsmouth (d. 1861) in 1828. She was the daughter of Samuel Rochat, of Hanover Square, London. Their son, William Frederick Moore, of Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1874), a civil engineer, was declared a bankrupt; he was married to Josephine Montgomery, and they had a daughter, Frances Josephine. Other relatives included Elizabeth Moore, James Jordan Moore, Richard Moore, Thomas Moore the younger, Mary Moore, and Anne Moore of Milford (Wales).


Arranged by person.

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 source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Documents and Papers of Major Thomas Moore catalogue.

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.


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