Pembrokeshire Territorial Association Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Pembrokeshire Territorial Association, Pembrokeshire, 1888-1967, including minutes, 1908-1968, schemes, 1923-1950, correspondence, 1910-1944, and audited accounts, 1963-1967.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Pembrokeshire Territorial Army Association was active from the mid-19th century. The Pembrokeshire Rifle Volunteers and other Corps were grouped in 1861 as 1st Administrative Battalion, Pembrokeshire Rifle Volunteers; in 1880, it became 1st Pembrokeshire (Pembroke, Carmarthen, Cardigan and Haverfordwest) Rifle Volunteer Corps, divided into ten companies. In 1908, the battalion became 4th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment (later Welch Regiment). It was disbanded in 1967.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Transferred by Lt-Col D. H. Courtenay, Picton Barracks, Carmarthen, December 1968, and deposited by Public Records Office, Kew, per West Sussex and Gwent County Record Offices, in November 1979.

Note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Pembrokeshire Territorial Association, catalogue; Encyclopedia Labour Law Talk website (encyclopedia.laborlawtalk.com), viewed 18 May 2005.

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

Geographical Names