Glanrhyd Farm Records

Scope and Content

Records, c. 1945-1970, relating to Glanrhyd Farm and Pembrey Airfield, including correspondence; accounts; schedules; and Pembrey Airfield sales particulars, 1964.

Administrative / Biographical History

Glanrhyd Farm, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, is located close to the site of the former RAF Pembrey airfield. Construction of Pembrey Airfield began in 1937 and was used as a base for a number of fighter squadrons during the Second World War. The airfield remained as an RAF base until its closure in 1957, and was sold in 1964.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by D. G. Evans, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, 1998.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Pembrey Airport website (, viewed 23 October 2003.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.


Accruals are not expected

Corporate Names