Carmarthenshire Archive Service

Vincent Evans Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0211 VEVANS

Held at:

Title: Vincent Evans Collection

Short title: Evans, (Vincent), solicitor, collection of Pencarreg and Derbyshire deeds

Dates of creation: 1734-1895

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.015 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Vincent Evans (Solicitor)

CONTEXT

Administrative and biographical history: Vincent Evans, solicitor, of Lampeter, Cardiganshire, was active in the 1960s. He accumulated papers relating to Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire and Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire. Thomas David of Llanwenog, Cardiganshire, leased land in the parish of Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire, in 1759. In 1788-1789, his sons, John, James and Enoch Thomas, were granted land in Pencarreg through his will. In 1858, Timothy Davies, of Hendai, held land in the parish, and by 1875, Jacob Davies had taken over the land.

CONTENT

Scope and content: Deeds and documents, 1734-1895, mainly relating to lands in the parish of Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire; 1734-1876; deeds and documents relating to land in the parish of Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, 1813-1886.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/script: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mr Vincent Evans, Solicitor, Lampeter, 1981.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from name of depositor.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Solicitors Records; O.S. Landranger gazetteer; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff 1969).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of description: October 2003


INDEX ENTRIES

Subjects

Deeds | England | Derbyshire

Deeds | Wales | Pencarreg

Estate administration | England | Derbyshire

Estate administration | Wales | Pencarreg

Personal names

Corporate names

Vincent Evans | Solicitor

Places

Carmarthenshire

Derbyshire

Pencarreg