Denbighshire Record Office
S. P. Bevon MSS
Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/BE
Title: S. P. Bevon MSS
Short title: Bevon, S. P., solicitor's collection
Dates of creation: 1767-1937
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 0.57 cubic metres (30 boxes)
Name of creator(s): Bevon, Samuel Peter
Administrative and biographical history: Samuel Peter Bevon was a solicitor from Wrexham, Denbighshire, in the early 20th century. He owned several properties in Wrexham, and shares in mining and plantation concerns overseas.
Scope and content: Office papers of S P Bevon, among them bills and vouchers, 1864-1922, 1930-1937; tenancy agreements, 1896-1907; letter books, 1910-1918, 1925-1926; personal papers and correspondence, 1896-1938; client files from Anglesey, 1897; Caernarfonshire, 1902; Denbighshire, 1767-1934; Flintshire, 1873-1933; Cheshire, 1919-1936; mixed counties, 1895-1935; court cases, 1892-1936; elections, 1892-1932; miscellaneous, 1857-1933, including complaints about condition at Croesnewydd Military Hospital, Wrexham, 1917; dispute over building costs of a new church at Brynteg, Broughton, 1894-1895; compensation claims for injuries to employees of Llay Main Collieries, 1917-1928; and the lease of a field to Brymbo Victoria Football Club, 1902-1905.
ACCESS AND USE
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: office papers; S.P. Bevon's personal papers and investments; miscellaneous clients; Welsh counties; English counties; mixed counties; court cases; elections; miscellaneous.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Denbighshire Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Denbighshire Record Office have been retained.
Accruals: Accruals are not expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited on indefinite loan by the County Librarian per Wrexham Area Library, 20th July 1976.
Related units of description: Other papers relating to S. P. Bevon's clients, 1920-1940, are held in the Wrexham Library collection (DD/WL/256).
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Catalogue of the S. P. Bevon MSS, 1987.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH
Date(s) of description: March 2003.