Records of Messrs Wm Evans and Co., 1852-1978, including minutes, 1880-1946; financial records, 1879-1978; agreements, 1879-1921; registers of members and directors, 1880-1941; share certificates and related records, 1880-1969; Memoranda and Articles of Association, 1879, 1920; deeds, being securities for debts to the company, relating to properties in Monmouthshire, Glamorgan and Brecknockshire, 1852-1925; insurance policies, 1881-1936; agency agreements, 1893-1925; guarantees to pay debts to William Evans or Wm Evans & Co., 1866-1925; papers relating to investments in other companies, 1893-1900.
Records of Messrs Wm Evans & Co. Ltd
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Messrs Wm Evans & Co. Ltd of Newport, Cardiff and Swansea were wholesale grocers. The company was founded by William Evans, a provisions merchant of Newport, Monmouthshire, and was incorporated in 1879. The company went into liquidation in 1920 but was subsequently reconstituted.
Arranged into the following: company administration; deeds; insurances; agency agreements; guarantees; investments in other companies; [miscellaneous].
Deposited by Mr R. Hatton Evans, Newport per Newport Museum, 1980.
The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of the records of Messrs Wm Evans & Co. Ltd, Wholesale Grocers, of Newport, Cardiff and Swansea.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply
All records have been retained
Accruals are not expected