Propert and Williams Papers

Scope and Content

Papers of the Propert and Williams families, 1578-1961, including deeds, wills and other documents of the Thomas, Propert, Williams and Howell families, 1578-1893, relating to properties in Bletherston, Haverfordwest, Llanwnda, Mynachlogddu, St Davids and Whitchurch, Pembrokeshire, Llanwenog, Llannarth, Llandysul, Llangunllo, Llanfairorllwyn, Llandefriog and Llanwnnen, Cardiganshire, Llanelli, Llanllwni and Trelech a'r Bettws, Carmarthenshire, Loughor, Glamorgan, and Kibworth Harcourt and Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicestershire; family letters and papers, mainly of the Rev. T. Thomas, 1787-1855; receipts, 1762-1826; sales particulars and conditions, 1875-1947; personal papers of G. E. P. Williams, 1900-1961; genealogical material, 1719-1953; photographs and prints, 1888-1935; newspapers, 1810, 1955; and maps, 1843-1941.

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard Thomas Propert Williams (fl. 1908), solicitor, and his son, George Edgar Propert Williams (fl. 1900-1961), solicitor, of Penbryn, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, appeared to be descended from the Thomas, Howell, Propert and Williams families. The Propert, and later Williams, families lived at Hendre Eynon, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, with branches in Swansea, Glamorgan, and in Leicestershire. The Rev. T. Thomas (fl. 1789-1824) of Farndon, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, was a friend or relative of the family.


Arranged into the following: deeds; letters; receipts; conditions and particulars of sales; personal papers of G. E. P. Williams; genealogical material; photographs and prints; newspapers; maps; miscellaneous; and books.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited, 1970.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Propert and Williams Papers, catalogue; Pembrokeshire Record Office, Vincent James Griffith Johns and Son, solicitors, of Fishguard, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained. Some books belonging to G. E. P. Williams were removed to the searchroom shelves; other books are in the County Library.


Accruals are not expected