Ministry of Defence Records

Scope and Content

Book of notes on the acquisition of land in Milford Haven by the War Officer, together with maps and references, produced by Samuel B. Howlett, chief draughtsman to the War Office, 1863.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1964, the Ministry of Defence subsumed the operations of the Admiralty, the War Office and the Air Ministry. In 1863, the War Office purchased various sites around the shores of Milford Haven for military purposes; the land was surveyed by Samuel B. Howlett, chief draughtsman to the War Office.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Transferred by the Ministry of Defence per Trevor Isbell.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Ministry of Defence, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue are available at Pembrokeshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

The records were transferred from the War Office to the Ministry of Defence.


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names