Ceri Evans Papers

Scope and Content

Copies of Welsh cultural and religious periodicals, 1830-1954, notably Y Dysgedydd and Y Geninen; reports, programmes, handbooks and lists relating to Undeb yr Annibynwyr Cymreig (the Union of Welsh Independents), 1874, 1908-1949, Cymanfa Ddirwestol Gwynedd ('Gwynedd Temperance Assembly'), 1926-1931, and Merionethshire and Welsh Independent Churches, 1904-1948; miscellaneous poetry, 1850-1904; recipes, 1894; and printed ephemera relating to Merionethshire, 1883-1974.

Administrative / Biographical History

Miss Ceri Evans, of Rhydymain, Llanfachreth, Merionethshire, collected various periodicals and ephemera relating mainly to Nonconformist denominations, temperance associations, and Welsh culture.


Arranged into the following: periodicals; Undeb yr Annibynwyr Cymreig; Cymanfa Ddirwestol Gwynedd; Independents in Merionethshire and Wales; and miscellaneous.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information



Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Casgliad Miss Ceri Evans, Glaneiddion, Rhydymain, catalogue; The Enchiridion website (www.dsg.freeispshares.co.uk/Enchiridion/), viewed 8 October 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

Related Material

Newspapers are in Meirionnydd Archives, Z/N. Pictures are in Meirionnydd Archives, Z/S. Further papers donated by Ceri Evans are in Meirionnydd Archives, ZM/1031.

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