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Pembrokeshire Archives - FAQ's

Contact Details

Pembrokeshire Archives,
Prendergast,
Haverfordwest,
Pembrokeshire ArchivesSA61 2PE
Tel No: 01437 775456 
E-mail: record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

For a map of our location, please click here.

Our opening hours are as follows:

Wednesday: 10am - 8pm;
Thursday and Friday: 10am - 5pm;
Saturday: 10am - 3pm (not Bank Holiday weekends)
No records will be issued between 12.30pm and 1.30pm and 5.30 pm and 6.30pm on Wednesdays and between 12.30pm and 1.30 pm on Saturdays

 

Do I need a Reader's Ticket to use the Archives

As of 1st July 2010, you will need to produce an Archives Wales Reader's Ticket if you wish to view original documents at the Record Office.  The reader's tickets are being introduced on a voluntary basis from 1st January 2010 for a period of six months, but will become compulsory as of 1st July 2010.

For full information on applying for an Archives Wales reader's ticket, please click download an application form, or click on the link at the bottom of the page.

Can I obtain Birth / Marriage/ Death certificates from you?

No. The civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837. Copies of birth, marriage and death certificates for Pembrokeshire can be obtained from the Pembrokeshire Register Office. Their contact details are:

The Register Office
Cherry Grove
Haverfordwest
Pembrokeshire
SA61 1SS

Tel: 01437 775176
Fax: 01437 779357
Email: registrars@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

What is the difference between the Archives and the Register Office?

The Archives keeps church registers of baptisms, marriages and burials from the 16th century onwards.

The Register Office can supply copies of birth, marriage and death certificates dating from 1st July 1837 onwards (when registration began).

Is there visitor parking?

There is a small on site car park for visitors of the Archvies (including two disabled bays) 

Can I view your collection online?

At present, we are unable to put our collections online. We are currently in the process of creating a database which will give the references and descriptions of our collections to item level. Alternatively, a description of our collections at Collection level is currently available from the Archives Wales Website. A link is available at the bottom of this page.

 
Any other questions?

If there are any other questions you may have concerning Pembrokeshire Archives which have not been covered above, please contact us at:

Pembrokeshire Archives,
Prendergast,
Haverfordwest,
SA61 2PE
Tel No: 01437 775456
E-mail: record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk

 

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