Papers of Lady Hamilton's Trustees

Scope and Content

Jordanston and Dolgwm Estate rentals, 1852-1891; trustees accounts, 1892-1903; and deeds, 1763-1942.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir James John Hamilton (d. 1876), of Plâs Llanstephan, Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire, and Lady Hamilton, Marianna Augusta (d. 1892), née Cockburn, of Dolgwm, Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire, and Cefnbryn [unlocated], owned considerable property in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Cardiganshire. This included the Jordanston and Dolgwm Estate, which had been left to Lady Hamilton's father, Sir James Cockburn, by Gwynn Gill Vaughan. Lady Hamilton left the estate to her cousin, Georgiana Augusta Yorke, and appointed three trustees, the Hon. Robert Charles Devereux, Hamilton Noel Hamilton Hoare and Algernon Bathurst, the younger; the trustees were active from 1892 to 1903.


Arranged into the following: rentals; accounts; and deeds.

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 source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Papers of Lady Hamilton's Trustees catalogue.

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, D/RTP/2/57-71.