J. W. James Archives

Scope and Content

Rev. J. W. Williams, personal and estate papers, 1826-1881; Rev. Thomas Bateman, papers, 1774-1824; Ferrier family papers, 1850-1869; Carrow family papers, 1801-1873; and miscellaneous deeds, 1666-1907.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Rev. James William James, of Robeston Wathan, Pembrokeshire, died in 1867. He was the nephew of John Bateman, an attorney of Haverfordwest, brother of the Rev. Thomas Bateman (fl. 1774-1821), whose papers passed to James. James's nephew was William Vaughan James, who may have had dealings with the Carrow family, of Johnston, Pembrokeshire, and the Ferrier family, of Pearson, Pembrokeshire [not located].


Arranged into the following: Rev. J. W. Williams ; Rev. Thomas Bateman; Ferrier family; Carrow family; 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, J W James Archives 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 laws 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.