Havard Papers,

Scope and Content

Estate, personal, professional and shipping records of the Havard family of Newport and Milford, both in Pembrokeshire, including the business papers, 1839-1858, of Levi Havard of Milford, shipbuilder, and the professional papers, 1867-1893, of Dr David Havard of Newport, District Medical Officer for the Cardigan Poor Law Union. Amongst the shipping records there are papers, 1833-1879, relating to the Newport schooners 'Harmony','Claudia' and 'Adroit', and the Milford brig 'Anne'.


Arranged into bundles by subject.

Access Information

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by NLW from Gareth J. Jones of Llangrannog, Ceredigion, in April 1989


Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue, in NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1989, pp. 28-31, are available at NLW and HMC.

Archivist's Note

August 2001

Compiled by Stephen Benham.

The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Catalogue of the Havard Papers.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Appraisal Information

Action: All records deposited at NLW have been retained.

Custodial History

The papers were apparently removed from Newport, Pembrokeshire, by Mrs Eryl Williams, first to The Moat in the parish of Kerry, Montgomeryshire, and then to Pigeonsford in Llangranog, Ceredigion.


Accruals are not expected

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