Walter L. Williams and Sons, solicitors of Fishguard Records

Scope and Content

Walter L. Williams and Sons, records and correspondence, 1742-1970; Crosscoch of Llanrian records and correspondence, 1859-1933; Vaughan family, of Castle Hill, Fishguard, papers, 1787-1930; copies of Acts of Parliament, 1845-1915; Penn family of Camrose Estate archives, 1881-1931; probates, 1853-1918; particulars and plans and conditions of sale, 1867-1938; copy deeds, 1742-1778; business books belonging to J. W. Evans of West Street, Fishguard, 1888-1910; Vaughan, Williams & Co., 1848-1903; William Williams & Son General Merchants, 1888-1908; Fishguard British School, 1901-1910; W. Cuthbert Thomas Supply Stores, 1869-1910; and Walter L. Williams, Auctioner, Valuer and Estate Agent, 1885-1911.

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter L. Williams and Sons, solicitors, were based in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire. The firm accumulated records relating to their predecessor's clients' interests in the area. Walter Levi Williams of Cefn-y-dre (fl. 1888-1930) of the firm was a surviving partner of Vaughan Williams and Co; he operated a separate busines as an estate agent and auctioneer. The clients included the Rev. James Jenkins (fl. 1855-1892), Baptist minister, Mayor of Newport, Pembrokeshire; the Penn family of Camrose Estate, in Castle Bythe, Rudbaxton, Haycastle and Rosemarket, Pembrokeshire; J. W. Evans, of West Street, Fishguard, William Williams & Son, General Merchants; Fishguard British School; and W. Cuthbert Thomas Supply Stores of Fishguard.


Arranged into the following: [business] books; and Walter L. Williams and Sons.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mrs R. James, Walter L. Williams and Sons, 1972


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Walter L. Williams and Sons, solicitors of Fishguard Records

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 laws apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at the Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected.