Pembrokeshire Archives

Pembrokeshire Archives


Public access will be by prior appointment only and all bookings must be made by ringing 01437 775456 between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm.

We strongly advise that you make requests for original material in advance of your visit.  Please request original material by e-mailing giving as long a lead-in time as possible and preferably 48 hours before your visit.

Opening Times

  • Wednesday - Friday: 10am - 4pm only


  • Free admission 

  • Wheelchair access 

  • Free car park 

  • Toilets (including disabled toilet) 

  • Portable induction loop 

  • Height adjustable tables

  • Lockers - require the use of a £1 coin (returnable)

Services Available:

  • Photocopying (subject to size and condition of document)

  • Microfilm/fiche printouts

  • Internet printouts

  • Research Service

  • Digital Reprographics

  • Group visits including behind the scenes tour


A fee is payable for these additional services.


Are you interested in your ancestors, the history of your house, the story of your village, parish, town, church, chapel or any aspect of Pembrokeshire's history? Pembrokeshire Archives and Local Studies holds historical sources ranging from a document from 1272 to last week's local newspaper. Amongst our many collections are census returns, parish registers, maps, photographs, deeds and letters. In addition we have a large range of local books and ephemera relating to Pembrokeshire and Wales.


Our policies:

Collections Care and Conservation Policy

Collections Development Policy

Collections Information Policy

Collections Management Policy

Community Engagement policy

Digital Preservation Policy

Digitisation Policy

Exhibition and Display Policy

Loans Policy

Media Policy

Public Access Policy

Reprography Policy

Mission Statement







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Archives Visitors testimonials
  • "I have never had such a fruitful time in an archive. Thank you so much to your very helpful staff."
  • "The staff here have been most helpful, patient and kind and made my difficult task a more pleasant experience. Congratulations to the Boss for having such a great team."
  • "Diolch o galon am bob help a chyfeillgarwch."
  • "Very interesting and helpful visit; will be more confident to visit more often."
  • "Staff were excellent with help: best help I have had from Archive offices. Thank you very much."
  • "A visit that solved a lot of questions, but raised several more! Staff were most helpful - a donation box may be useful in the future to [show] our appreciation."
  • "Wow! Fantastic! The staff were very friendly and very, very helpful. Thank you very much."