Johns and Pepper, Solicitors, Records

Scope and Content

Records accumulated by of Johns and Pepper, Solicitors, Fishguard, 1699-1954, including deeds and papers of the Bowen family of Goodwick, 1699-1938; papers relating to Trevinnert estate, 1749-1911; Llanwnda Farm and Glasfryn papers, 1805-1951; Hescwm Issa estate papers, 1826-1869; papers of the Trenewydd estate and the Johns family, 1797-1948; records relating to property in Pembrokeshire, 1709-1954; sales particulars, 1857-1944; miscellaneous clients' papers, 1815-1936; and maps and plans, 1843-1952.

Administrative / Biographical History

Johns and Pepper, Solicitors, were based in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire. The firm dealt with property and lands in Pembrokeshire, including the Goodwick estate, Llanwnda, sold to the Great Western Railway in the early 20th century; the Trevinnert estate, St Davids; Llanwnda Farm and Glasfryn, Llanwnda; the Hescwm Issa estate, Dinas; and the Trenewydd estate, in the parishes of Fishguard and Llanwnda, owned by the James family during the 19th century and the Johns family in the early 20th century.


Arranged into the following: Bowen family of Goodwick, Trevinnert estate, St David's; Llanwnda Farm and Glasfryn; Hescwm Issa, Dinas; Trenewydd estate and Johns family; Smaller estates and businesses in Dians, Fishguard, Llanychlwydog, St Davids, Castlebythe, St Nicholas and Granston; Miscellaneous title deeds, leases and related papers; Particulars of sale; Miscellaneous clients' papers; and Maps and plans.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Johns and Pepper, Solicitors, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, 1971, 1972.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Johns and Pepper (Solicitors), catalogue; Jones, Major Francis, Historic Houses of Pembrokeshire and Their Families (Newport, 1996)

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.


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