Autograph book, 1916-1917
Evelyn Llewellyn of Porthcawl, Autograph Book
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Evelyn Llewellyn worked as a nurse at The Rest, Porthcawl, during the First World War. She has signed the autograph book 'Evelyn Llewellyn, Canford, Porthcawl'. On the 1911 census, 'Canford' is listed as a boarding house.
The Rest was taken over as a military hospital during the First World War and the autograph book contains poems, drawings and cartoons by soldiers being treated there between 1916 and 1917.
Conditions Governing Access
Donated by The Lee, Shaw Partnership, estate agents, Dec 2015
Other Finding Aids
A detailed catalogue is available at Glamorgan Archives.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Compiled by Heather Mountjoy for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to census records.
Conditions Governing Use
Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.
All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.
The autograph book was found in an empty house in the West Midlands by The Lee Shaw Partnership, estate agents.
Accruals are not expected.