Morgan Family of Fishguard Papers

Scope and Content

Records of the Morgan family of Fishguard, 1871-1969, including business records, [c.1900]-1965; Morgan family papers, 1935-1961; Morgan family photographs, [1900s]-[1960s]; Brown family papers, 1957-1968; Lamb family papers, 1871-1929; records of Calvinistic Methodism, 1883-1955, including records of Pentour Church, 1908-1955; Baptist records, 1907-1969; Congregational records, 1907-1969; records of the Labour Party, 1944-[1974]; and papers relating to Pembrokeshire local history and events, 1907-1969.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Morgan family were builders, at West Street, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, at the beginning of the 20th century, and they also owned Fishguard Sawmills and Joinery Works, and were builders' merchants and undertakers. John Morgan (d. 1950) was a leading member of Pentour Calvinistic Methodist Church, Fishguard, and of the North Pembrokeshire Presbytery, and his son, John J. Morgan (d. 1986), followed him as Secretary. J. J. Morgan was also a member of the Labour Party and was a County Councillor. In 1959 he married J. Carpenter of Milford Haven, another Labour activist.


Arranged into the following: Business papers; Family papers; Calvinistic Methodist papers; Baptist papers; Congregational papers; Miscellaneous religious items; Labour Party and related papers; Local history, literature and events; and Miscellaneous.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mrs S. Brown, daughter of J. J. Morgan, per L. Williams and Davies, solicitors, Fishguard, Dyfed, 1986, 1987.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Morgan Family of Fishguard Papers, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy is available in Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Pembrokeshire Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

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