Records of the Pembrokeshire Local History Society

Scope and Content

Records of Pembrokeshire Local History Society, 1950-1983, including minutes, 1950-1983; general correspondence, 1978-1983; financial records, 1981-1983; annual reports, 1971-1983; lectures, 1974-1983; files relating to the 'History of the County of Pembroke' publciation, 1973-1983; files relating to other bodies, including Pembrokeshire Record Society, 1970-1983; and notes on 17th century emigration from Pembrokeshire, [20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

Pembrokeshire Local History Society was formed in 1950 under the auspices of the Pembrokeshire Community Council (from 1974 Dyfed Rural Council). The Society published a journal, 'Pembrokeshire Historian', and became completely autonomous in 1981, but in September 1983 it merged with the Pembrokeshire Record Society to form the Pembroekshire Local History and Record Society, re-named Pembrokeshire Historical Society. In the 1970s, the Society promoted the publication of a History of the County of Pembroke, although the first volume of the Pembrokeshire County History did not appear until 1987.


Arranged into the following: minutes; files; and notes.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Parts deposited by Mrs Hilary Davies, Dyfed Rural Council, Haverfordwest, 1983; transferred from Record Office files, 1984; deposited by Mr D. M. Phillips, Director of Dyfed Association of Voluntary Services, 11-12 King Street, Carmarthen, 1986; part transferred from DSO/13.


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Pembrokeshire Record Office, Records of the Pembrokeshire Local History Society, 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 have been retained


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names