Vincent Evans Collection

Scope and Content

Deeds and documents, 1734-1895, mainly relating to lands in the parish of Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire; 1734-1876; deeds and documents relating to land in the parish of Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire, 1813-1886.

Administrative / Biographical History

Vincent Evans, solicitor, of Lampeter, Cardiganshire, was active in the 1960s. He accumulated papers relating to Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire and Marston Montgomery, Derbyshire. Thomas David of Llanwenog, Cardiganshire, leased land in the parish of Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire, in 1759. In 1788-1789, his sons, John, James and Enoch Thomas, were granted land in Pencarreg through his will. In 1858, Timothy Davies, of Hendai, held land in the parish, and by 1875, Jacob Davies had taken over the land.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr Vincent Evans, Solicitor, Lampeter, 1981.

Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Solicitors Records; O.S. Landranger gazetteer; Richards, Melville, Welsh Administrative and Territorial Units (Cardiff 1969).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Carmarthenshire Archives Service have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected