Powys County Archives Office

Bonnor-Maurice, Llanfechain

Reference code(s): GB 0223 M/D/BOM

Held at: Powys County Archives Service

Title: Bonnor-Maurice, Llanfechain

Short title: Bonnor-Maurice, Llanfechain

Dates of creation: 1515-1945

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.225 cubic metres (8 boxes, 1 outsize vol.)

Name of creator(s): Evans family of Llanfechain


Administrative and biographical history: The Evans family, of Llanfechain, Montgomeryshire, purchased the houses of Glanbrogan and Domengastell, Llangynidr. The Rev. Edward Evans (1813-1889), vicar of Llanasa and rector of Llanfihangel-yng-Ngwynfa, younger brother of John Evans (1808-1887) married Elizabeth Gould-Pughe, daughter of Richard Pughe and Jane Gould Withy.


Scope and content: Deeds and related legal papers, 1673/4-1921 relating to premises in mainly in Llangynidr, Breconshire; correspondence and personal papers, probably accumulated by Edward Evans and antecedents, 1673-1848; personal and other family items and miscellanea, [17th century]-1945; records relating to the Pughe family of Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Merionethshire, 1515-1912; and photographs, [c.1880]-1930. There are no papers relating to the Bonnor-Maurice family in the archive.


Language/script: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: deeds and related papers; correspondence and personal papers; personal and other family items; sermons; records relating to the Pughe family; and photographs.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Powys County Archives Office
Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at the Powys County Archives Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers came into the possesion of Major E. A. T. Bonnor-Maurice.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Major E. A. T. Bonnor-Maurice, 13 February 1985, and 28 February 1988.



Note: Title supplied from name of depositor

Archivist's note: Compiled by Mair James for the HMC/NLW Family and Estates project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Burke's Landed Gentry, (London, 1952); Powys County Archives Office, Schedule of Bonnor-Maurice, Llanfechain .

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of description: February 2002; amended July 2005



Deeds | Wales | Llangynidr

Evans family, | of Llanfechain | Archives

Personal names

Bonnor-Maurice, E. A. T., [alive 1988]

Evans family, of Llanfechain

Corporate names