Documents deposited by Messrs Evans & Evill, Solicitors, Chepstow

Scope and Content

Deeds and related papers collected by Evans and Evill, Solicitors, 1632-1937, including papers relating to land in the parishes of Abergavenny, 1799; Bishton, 1784-1827; Caerleon, 1793-1820; Caerwent, 1791-1865; Caldicot, 1734-1857; Cemais, 1803-1838; Chapel Hill, 1793-1917; Chepstow, 1672-1901; Christchurch, 1796-1844; Cilgwrrwg, 1785-1838; Crick, 1818-1829; Cwmcarvan, 1785-1806; Goldcliff, 1769-1818; Grosmont, 1705-1786; Ifton, 1759-1921; Langstone, 1838; Llanbadog, 1824; Llandenny, 1789; Llanfair Discoed, 1767-1855; Llandogo, 1786-1846; Llanfihangel Rogiet, 1813; Llanfihangel Tor y Mynydd, 1816-1817; Llanfihangel Troddi; 1816-1899; Llangofen, 1780-1785; Llangwm, 1667-1902; ; Llangybi, 1866-1892; Llanover, 1813; Llantarnam, 1817; Llantilio Crossenny; 1786; Llantrisant, 1791-1853; Llanvaches, 1793-1853; ; Machen, 1859; Magor, 1632-1881; Mathern, 1773-1928; Monmouth, 1704-1882; Mounton, 1719-1857; Nash, 1813-1819; Newchurch, 1780-1840; Newport, 1826-1834; Panteg, 1794-1803; Penallt, 1785-1812; Penhow, 1831-1845; Penrhos, 1814-1826; Penterry, 1743-1821; Portskewett, 1797-1921; Porthcaseg, 1788-1807; Raglan, 1797-1891; Redwick, 1655-1902; Rockfield, 1830-1840; Rogiet, 1767; St Arvans, 1752-1914; St Brides Netherwent; 1709-1835; St Pierre, 1785-1825; Shirenewton, 1767-1901; Sudbrook, 1837-1844; Tintern, 1786-1935; Tregare, 1758-1826; Tryleg, 1755-1842; Trevethin, 1835-1877; Undy, 1790-1842; Usk, 1759-1877; Whitson, 1774-1818; Wilcrick, 1800; Wolvesnewton, 1806-1833; records of Chepstow Parish meetings, 1790-1937; Chepstow Petty Sessions records, 1801-1873; records relating to Chepstow Bridge, 1811-1840; Chepstow Turnpike Trust records, 1760-1866; Chepstow manorial records, 1825-1838; Chepstow Coroner's records, 1790-1865; Chepstow Gas Works records, 1824-1864; Chepstow Water Works, 1825-1843; records relating to Chepstow Market, 1829-1835; Chepstow Church records, 1792-1844; Beaufort Arms Hotel records, 1814-1929;Chepstow Hunt records, 1804-1906; Chepstow Fishery records, 1801-1833; Chepstow business records, 1786-1851; Chepstow shipping records, 1784-1826; Chepstow apprenticeship records, 1798-1828; Chepstow Volunteers records, 1807-1918; personal papers of James Evans, 1784-1864; miscellaneous papers, 1759-1921.

Administrative / Biographical History

Evans and Evill was a firm of solicitors based in Chepstow, Gwent. They collected deeds and papers relating to lands in Monmouthshire. James Evans (fl.1797-1862) and Thomas Evans (fl. 1842-1862) of Chepstow were solicitors during the mid 19th century.


Arranged into the following: Abergavenny; Bishton; Caerleon; Caerwent; Caldicot; Chapel Hill; Chepstow; Christchurch; Crick; Cwmcarvon; Goldcliff, Grosmont, Gwehelog; Ifton; Kemeys Inferior; Kilgwrrwg; Langstone; Llanbaddock; Llandenny; Llandogo; Llangibby; Llangovan; Llangwm; Llanover; Llanfair Discoed, Llantarnam; Llantillio Crossenny; Llantrisant; Llanvaches; Llanvihangel Rogiet; Llanvihangel Torry Mynydd; Magor; Machen; Mathern; Michaeltroy; Monmouth; Mounton; Nash; Newchurch East and West; Newport; Panteg; Penalt; Penhow; Penrose; Penterry; Portskewett; Portcasseg; Raglan; Redwick; Rockfield; Rogiet; St Arvans; St Brides; St Pierre; Shirenewton; Sudbrook; Tintern; Tregare; Trelech; Trevethin; Undy; Usk; Whitson; Willcrick; Wolvesnewton; Miscellaneous.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposited by Messrs Evans and Evill, solicitors, Chepstow, Gwent.


Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Gwent Record Office, Documents deposited by Messrs Evans & Evill, solicitors, Chepstow, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.


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