Dr Griffith Evans Papers

Scope and Content

Reminiscences of the Towyn district, Merioneth by Dr Griffith Evans along with typescript extracts from his journals and letters.

Pedigree showing the descent of Dr Griffith Evans from Meuric, King of Dyfed.

Also, memories of Dr Griffith Evans collected by his daughter, Erie Evans, following his death (2 copies).

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Griffith Evans (1835-1935) was born in Towyn, Merioneth and later lived at Bryncinallt, Bangor, Gwynedd. He was acknowledged as one of the most distinguished vetinary surgeons in the country. He was for 20 years on the staff of the University College of North Wales as lecturer in Vetinary Hygiene. In 1919 he was made Honorary D. Sc. of the University of Wales and in 1931 he received the freedom of the city of Bangor.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts. No apparent system of arrangement.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Item 2854 presented by Dr Erie Evans. Item 32410 acquired through the good offices of Mr Clive Hughes.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, September 2002 and amended in March 2004.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 235, 2854, 3530, 10232, 32410

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.


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