Llangloffan account book,

Scope and Content

Account book of Llangloffan Baptist Church, parish of Granston, Pembrokeshire, 1785-1806, in the hand of John Evans, Cilau-wen. The accounts relate largely to the receipt of rents, interest, and legacies, and to payments made to ministers and for distribution among the poor. One item refers to a sum of £12.19s. delivered to the congregation 'to pay the law shute of Thomas John Sumerton' [on a charge of treason in connection with the landing of the French at Fishguard in 1797]. Inset are two receipts to David Evans, Rinaston, for sums of £20 and £40 borrowed by his late father [John Evans, Cilau-wen] from the ministers of Llangloffan Church for the late Jno. Lewis 'the Quaker', Haverfordwest, and Jno. Thomas, Newport.


Title based on contents.

Formerly known as Cilau-wen 19.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 11527A.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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