Papurau Pierce O. Evans, Maentwrog

Scope and Content

Papers of Pierce O. Evans relating mostly to Maentwrog and Llandecwyn, Merionethshire, 1803-1919, including miscellaneous rate and account books, 1803-1877; letters, 1859-1909; probate records, 1842-1875; rent book of Llenyrch Farm, Llandecwyn, 1846-1861; deeds relating to Llenyrch, 1885-1919; school exercise books, [1840]-1857; printed matter, 1853-1888; and balance sheets for Porthmadog ships, 1884-1901.

Administrative / Biographical History

Pierce O. Evans, of Felenrhyd Fawr, Maentwrog, Merionethshire, accumulated documents relating to the parishes of Maentwrog and Llandecwyn, Merionethshire, including Llenyrch Farm, Llandecwyn, which was farmed by John Evans (fl. 1846-1898) and William Evans (fl. 1898-1919), and the schooner G. & W. Jones and brig Martha Perceival, based in Porthmadog, Caernarfonshire.


Arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions


Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection, catalogue.

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

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