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Evans, D. D., collection

Reference code(s): GB 0210 DDEANS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: D. D. Evans Collection

Short Title: Evans, D. D., collection

Creation date(s): 1692-1833

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.029 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): D. D. Evans; Jones family of Llanio Fawr, Cardiganshire


Administrative/Biographical history: D. D. Evans ([1877]-1966), of Llanio, an antiquarian, completed an agriculture course at the Aberystwyth Agricultural College. He was one of the founding members of the Royal Welsh Show and also of the Cardiganshire Antiquarian Society. D. D. Evans had succeeded his uncle, Samuel Evans Jones, at Llanio Fawr, Llanddewibrefi, following the death of the latter in 1907.


Scope and content/abstract: Miscellaneous items assembled by D. D. Evans, including genealogical material and pedigrees; stray letters, 1794-1831, including several written by Richard Beadon, Bishop of Gloucester; and deeds and documents, 1691-1833, many relating to properties in the parish of Llanddewi Brefi, co. Cardigan and other stray, unrelated items.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: miscellaneous documents; letters; deeds and documents.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the National Library of Wales.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by D. D. Evans, Llanio Fawr, Pont Llanio, Cardiganshire, December 1934.


Related material: Further papers relating to the Jones family of Llanio are NLW, MS 12,378 B


Note: Title supplied from name of depositor. The papers pre-date the life of the collector D.D. Evans.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW Project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of D.D. Evans Collection of Jones of Llanio Papers; Rees, D. Ben, Hanes Plwyf Llandewi-Brefi (1984); Ceredigion, volume V, number 3, 1966; Jones, Francis, Historic Cardiganshire Homes and their Families, (2000).

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2003

Deeds | Wales | Llanddewi-Brefi
Jones family, | of Llanio Fawr | Archives

Personal names
Jones family , Llanio Fawr

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