Gwynedd Archives: Caernarfon Record Office

Collection of papers relating to the Evans family of Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys

Reference code(s): GB 0219 XM/3252

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Title: Collection of papers relating to the Evans family of Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys

Short title: Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys, Evans family papers

Dates of creation: 1817-1926

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: Information to be supplied

Name of creator(s): Evans family of Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys


Administrative and biographical history: The Evans family lived at Penarfynydd, a farm near Llanfaelrhys, Caernarfonshire, during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The family included Robert Evans [fl. 1830-1885], farmer, who was succeeded by Griffith Evans [alive 1878-1914]. Robert Evans held a share in the schooner, Quarry Man; the family also had an interest in the smack, Ebenezer.


Scope and content: Papers relating to the Evans family of Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys, Caernarfonshire, 1817-1926, including correspondence, 1842-1908; promissory notes, 1830-1898; receipts, 1804-1926; papers relating to the Quarry Man, 1840-1867; papers relating to the Ebenezer, 1841-1850; and miscellaneous papers, 1817-[c.1902].


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Papers relating to the will of Frances Thomas of Penarfynydd; Correspondence; Promissory notes; Receipts; and Papers relating to the schooner Quarry Man and the smack Ebenezer; Miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Immediate source of acquisition: Source not recorded



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Casgliad o bapurau parthed teulu Evans, Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys/ A collection of papers relating to the Evans family of Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of description: September 2004



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