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Public Records

Quarter Sessions of Pembrokeshire and of Haverfordwest: minutes; orders; indictments and recognizances; calendars of prisoners; lists of jurors; commissions of the peace; registration of non-conformists; lists of innkeepers; returns of lunatics; plans of roads and bridges; police and other associated papers 1734 - 1971.

Records deposited with the Clerk of the Peace: land tax returns 1786 - 1831; electoral registers from 1832, plans of railways, harbours, oil refineries and other public undertakings 1829 - 1964; inclosure acts and awards 1786 - 1868; prison registers and accounts with committal and discharge papers of prisoners 1812 - 1863; minutes and accounts of the Pembrokeshire, Fishguard and St Davids Turnpike Trusts 1771 - 1833; account books and papers of insolvent debtors c.1759 - 1874; rules of Friendly Societies and Savings Bank 1772 - 1864; returns of Freemasons 1873 - 1945.

Petty Sessions (all restricted for 30 years after the closing date): minutes, registers, evidence books and miscellaneous files 19th - 20th century.

Hospital records (some restricted for 30 or 100 years after the closing date):
minutes, registers of patients, admission and discharge books, report books and other papers of the Pembroke County War Memorial Hospital, Haverfordwest (formerly the Pembrokeshire and Haverfordwest Infirmary) 1870 - 1979; plans, staff registers, minutes, etc. of Kensington Hospital 1904 - 1973; minutes, admission and report books, registers of patients and of treatments of Tenby Cottage Hospital 1884 - 1971; minutes etc. of Pembroke and District Cottage Hospital 1913 - 1948.

Shipping records: registers of ships in the port of Cardigan 1824 - 1856; registers of ships and fishing boats in the port of Milford 1827 - 1934; logbooks and crew agreements for ships registered in Milford and Cardigan 1863 - 1914.

Valuation records: valuation lists and maps made under the Finance (1909 - 1910) Act 1910 by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue c.1911 - 1919.

Census returns: microfilms of census returns of the county of Pembroke 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881 and 1891 (the originals are held in the Public Record Office, London). There is an index to the 1851 and 1881 censuses.



ID: 15744 Revised: 29/10/2013