Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office
Evan Owen Family Correspondence
Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/10308
Title: Evan Owen Family Correspondence
Short title: Owen, Evan, confectioner, of Caernarfon, family correspondence
Dates of creation: 1890-1964
Level of description: Fonds
Extent and medium: 150 items
Name of creator(s): Evan Owen; Owen family
Administrative and biographical history: Evan Owen (d. 1944) of Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, and Liverpool, Lancashire, was a confectioner. He was the son of Owen Owen (d. 1916), farmer, of yr Aden, Caernarfon, and Mary Owen (-1898). His siblings included William John Owen (fl. 1891-1963) and Jane Mary Owen. Evan married Ellen Owen (d. 1954), daughter of John Owen (d. c. 1923), a slate manufacturer and farmer. Evan and Ellen had two daughters, Jennie and Dilys.
Scope and content: Papers of the Owen family of Caernarfon,, 1890-1964, including letters of Evan Owen to Ellen Owen, 1891-1892, 1905; letters to Evan from Mary Owen, [1890s], William John Owen, -1892, Jane Mary Owen, [1890s], and others, 1890-1907; official documents of Ellen Owen's family, 1911-1965, and Evan Owen's family, 1916-1963; accounts, 1894-1964; and memorabilia and ephemera, 1892-.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/script: English, Welsh
System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: letters from Evan Owen; letters to Evan Owen; letter to Ellen Owen; official documents of Ellen Owen's family; and official documents of Evan Owen's family.
Conditions governing access: No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply
Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained
Accruals: Accruals are not expected
Immediate source of acquisition: No information found
Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The fonds includes some family papers post-dating Evan Owen's death.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Gohebiaeth Teulu Evan Owen/Evan Owen Family Correspondence, catalogue.
Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH
Date(s) of description: August 2004