Papers collected by R. D. Evans relating to various Caernarfonshire people, 1780-1964, including diaries of R. D. Evans, 1955-1959, and Gerald Evans, 1958; notebooks and scrapbooks, 1851-1957; letters and testimonials of R. D. Evans, 1934-1958; letters, 1842-1949; deeds relating to property in Llanfair-is-gaer, Caernarfonshire, 1842-1900; miscellaneous accounts and financial records, 1846-1907; recipes, 1872-1888; an autobiography and essays of Hugh W. Hughes, 1957; certificates, 1907-1939; receipts, 1866-1959; verses, including memorials, -[20th century]; chapel annual reports and printed ephemera on religious matters, 1897-1964; programmes, 1931-1959; newspapers, 1955-1959; periodicals and magazines, 1871-1959; books, 1780-1894; almanacs, 1868-1952; other printed matter, 1847-1958; and notebooks of Robert Ephraim Jones ('Twrog Wyn'), [late 19th century].
R. D. Evans Papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 219 XM/166
- Dates of Creation1780-1957
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical Description228 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Robert David Evans (fl. 1934-1959) lived at Bryn Mair, Tre Gof, Bethel, Llanddeiniolen, Caernarfonshire. He accumulated papers of David Williams (fl. 1885-1893) of Tanrallt, Llanfair-is-gaer, Caernarfonshire, accountant and ship broker; William Williams (fl. 1884-1907) of Greuor Farm, Llanfair-is-gaer, farmer and rate collector; Hugh W. Hughes (fl. 1882-1957), son of William Williams' wife, who also farmed at Greuor; and Robert Ephraim Jones ('Twrog Wyn').
First deposit arranged chronologically. Second deposit arranged into the following: birth and marriage certificates; diaries; notebooks and notes; scrapbooks; letters and testimonials; receipts; verses; religious matters; programmes; newspapers; emergency issues of newspapers; miscellaneous; and notebooks, papers of Robert Ephraim Jones (Twrog Wyn).
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Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Caernarfon Record Office, R. D. Evans Papers, catalogue.
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Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Caernarfon Record Office and the National Library of Wales.
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