Evan Owen Family Correspondence

Scope and Content

Papers of the Owen family of Caernarfon,, 1890-1964, including letters of Evan Owen to Ellen Owen, 1891-1892, 1905; letters to Evan from Mary Owen, [1890s], William John Owen, [1891]-1892, Jane Mary Owen, [1890s], and others, 1890-1907; official documents of Ellen Owen's family, 1911-1965, and Evan Owen's family, 1916-1963; accounts, 1894-1964; and memorabilia and ephemera, 1892-[1898].

Administrative / Biographical History

Evan Owen (d. 1944) of Caernarfon, Caernarfonshire, and Liverpool, Lancashire, was a confectioner. He was the son of Owen Owen (d. 1916), farmer, of yr Aden, Caernarfon, and Mary Owen ([1845]-1898). His siblings included William John Owen (fl. 1891-1963) and Jane Mary Owen. Evan married Ellen Owen (d. 1954), daughter of John Owen (d. c. 1923), a slate manufacturer and farmer. Evan and Ellen had two daughters, Jennie and Dilys.


Arranged into the following: letters from Evan Owen; letters to Evan Owen; letter to Ellen Owen; official documents of Ellen Owen's family; and official documents of Evan Owen's family.

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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Gohebiaeth Teulu Evan Owen/Evan Owen Family Correspondence, catalogue.

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Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.

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