Baron de Rutzen Archives

Scope and Content

Deeds, 1700-1859

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Frederick (1795-1874), Baron de Rutzen of Germany, was born at Niederbattan (perhaps Niederbayern, Bavaria). He met Mary Dorothea Phillips (1797-1860), the daughter and heiress of Nathaniel Phillips of Slebech, Pembrokeshire, in Rome, Italy, in 1821. They were married in 1822, and became Lords of the Manors of Slebech, Minwear, Newton, Narberth and Robeston Wathen, and of the Manors or Reeveship of Lampeter Velfrey and Llanddewi Velfrey.

Access Information

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Messrs. RTP Williams, Solicitors, Bridge Street, Haverfordwest.


Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description : Pembrokeshire Record Office, Baron de Rutzen Archives catalogue; Jones, Francis, Treasury of Historic Pembrokeshire, (Newport, 1998); Jones, Francis, Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire and their Families, (Newport, 1996)

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 regulations apply

Appraisal Information

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

Custodial History

The papers came into the possession of Messrs RTP Williams, Solicitors.


Accruals are not expected.

Related Material

See also Pembrokeshire Record Office, GB 0213 D/RTP/SLE, Records of the Slebech Estate