William Pugh, collection

Scope and Content

Letter from William 'Bill' Pugh, 4th engineer, SS Stanley, Roath Docks, Cardiff, to Jack (?Brookes); photograph of Bill Pugh

Administrative / Biographical History

William Merrick Pugh (c1900-1918) was the son of William Pugh and his wife Alice of Aston, Birmingham. He served as an engineer in the merchant navy and died when his ship the SS Arca was torpedoed in the western approaches off the coast of Northern Ireland in October 1918.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Presented by the family of Jack (?Brookes) in June 2012

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at Glamorgan Archives.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Good to faircondition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by M Wilcox for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to 1911 census returns, Calendar of grants of probate.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.