Papurau Ystumgwadnaeth, Llanfachreth

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the Evans family of Ystumgwadnaeth and the parish of Llanfachreth, Merionethshire, 1883-1936, including miscellaneous financial records, 1883, 1934; essays and other writings, mainly by Mary Evans, 1903 and [n. d.]; letters, 1903; miscellaneous family papers, 1905-1933; almanacs, printed material and ephemera, 1906-1936; notebooks, [20th century]; Llanfachreth Sunday School register, 1905-1911; records relating to the creation of a War Memorial, 1919-1921; and Church Tower Restoration Fund papers, 1926-1927.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Evans family lived and farmed at Ystumgwadnaeth, Llanfachreth, Merionethshire. Evan Evans ([1843]-[1911]) and his wife Mary (b. [1848]) had at least nine children, including Margaret (b. [1886]) and Mary (b. [1888]).


Arranged in accession order

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (ZM/927; ZM/1052), catalogue; Hanes Dolgellau/Dolgellau History website (, viewed 17 November 2004.

Other Finding Aids

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected