Papers relating to the Evans family of Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys, Caernarfonshire, 1817-1926, including correspondence, 1842-1908; promissory notes, 1830-1898; receipts, 1804-1926; papers relating to the Quarry Man, 1840-1867; papers relating to the Ebenezer, 1841-1850; and miscellaneous papers, 1817-[c.1902].
Collection of papers relating to the Evans family of Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys
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- ReferenceGB 219 XM/3252
- Dates of Creation1817-1926
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Evans family lived at Penarfynydd, a farm near Llanfaelrhys, Caernarfonshire, during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The family included Robert Evans [fl. 1830-1885], farmer, who was succeeded by Griffith Evans [alive 1878-1914]. Robert Evans held a share in the schooner, Quarry Man; the family also had an interest in the smack, Ebenezer.
Arranged into the following: Papers relating to the will of Frances Thomas of Penarfynydd; Correspondence; Promissory notes; Receipts; and Papers relating to the schooner Quarry Man and the smack Ebenezer; Miscellaneous.
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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Caernarfon Record Office, Casgliad o bapurau parthed teulu Evans, Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys/ A collection of papers relating to the Evans family of Penarfynydd, Llanfaelrhys, catalogue.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
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Usual copyright regulations apply.
All records deposited at Caernarfon Record Office have been retained.
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