Carmarthenshire Archive Service
Vincent Evans Collection
Reference code(s): GB 0211 VEVANS
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)
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.
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
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.
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.
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