Papers of the Howell family, 1830-1957, including timber business records, 1874-1933; agricultural records, 1910-1919; records of shares, 1932-1956; correspondence, mainly to Florence Howell, 1880-1957; plays by Florence Howell, 1927-1934; short stories mainly by Florence Howell, [early 20th century]; and poems, mainly by Florence Howell, 1830-[early 20th century].
Howell Family Papers
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- ReferenceGB 213 D/HOW
- Dates of Creation1830-1957
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Howell family lived in Cosheston, Pembrokeshire and were involved in the timber industry. Florence Howell (1869-1946) wrote poetry and short stories with her sister, Daisy (1864-1904). In later life, Florence concentrated on writing plays in Pembrokeshire dialect, including Jane Wogan, Castle Garth and A Woman of Compassion.
Arranged into the following: Deeds and business records; Shares; Personal papers; Letters; Plays by Florence Howell; Short stories; and Poems.
Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Howell Family, catalogue; Stephens, Meic, Oxford Companion to the Literature of Wales (Oxford, 1986).
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy is available in Pembrokeshire Record Office.
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Usual copyright regulations apply.
All records deposited at Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.
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