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Eaton Evans & Williams (solicitors) records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 EAEVWI

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Eaton Evans & Williams (Solicitors) Records

Short Title: Eaton Evans & Williams (solicitors) records

Creation date(s): 1296-1931

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 2.174 cubic metres (72 boxes, 67 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Eaton Evans and Williams


Administrative/Biographical history: Eaton Evans & Williams was a firm of solicitiors based in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, in the early 20th century. The collection derives from the solicitors' offices. In the course of their work, Eaton Evans & Williams accumulated legal and other papers relating their clients interests, including the family estates of Bowen of Ambleston, Phillips of Trelewelyn, Harry of Cwmwdig, Elliot of Earwere, Wogan of Wiston, Barlow of Slebech, Symmons of Llanstinan, Warren of Trewern, Laugharne of St Brides, Harries of Tregwynt, Tancred of Dudwell, and Bowen of Upton, the records of the manors of Manorbier, Penely and Prendergast, and electoral records.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers and deeds, mainly relating to Pembrokeshire, 1296-1931, including records of the manors of Manorbier, Penely, and Prendergast, 1618-1850; and papers relating to the Ambleston estate, 1838-[1890].


Language/scripts of material: Latin, English

System of arrangement: In two groups: Group I, mostly deeds, 17-19 cent., arranged by parish; and Group II, deeds and documents, 1296-1931, arranged chronologically.

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. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Detailed catalogue


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Further papers are NLW, Eaton Evans and Morris papers.


Note: Title supplied from collector of fonds. Some records pre-date the establishment of the firm.

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 Eaton Evans and Williams Collection.

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 | Pembrokeshire
Manors | Wales | Manorbier
Manors | Wales | Pembrokeshire
Manors | Wales | Penely
Manors | Wales | Prendergast

Personal names

Corporate names
Eaton-Evans and Williams

Ambleston (Wales)
Castlemartin (Wales)
Manorbier (Wales)
Pembrokeshire (Wales)
Prendergast (Wales)

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