Evelyn Llewellyn of Porthcawl, Autograph Book

Scope and Content

Autograph book, 1916-1917

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

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

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

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Heather Mountjoy for Glamorgan Archives, with reference to census records.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The autograph book was found in an empty house in the West Midlands by The Lee Shaw Partnership, estate agents.


Accruals are not expected.

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