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Richards, Evan, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 EVARDS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Evan Richards Papers

Short Title: Richards, Evan, papers

Creation date(s): 1787-1873

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 75 items

Name of creator(s): Evan Richards of Nanthenfoel


Administrative/Biographical history: Evan Richards (fl. 1823-1873) farmed at Nanthenfoel, Llanfihangel Ystrad, Cardiganshire, and also kept an ale-house at Mydroilyn, Llanarth, Cardiganshire. His nephew was John Pugh, vicar of Llan-gors, Brecknockshire. Evan had a son, Thomas Richards, who was apprenticed as a saddler in 1858.


Scope and content/abstract: The papers consist of the personal papers and letters of, and acquired by, Evan Richards of Nanthenfoel, 1823-1872, family correspondence, 1826-1891; unproved Cardiganshire wills, 1805-1847; and miscellaneous documents of Cardiganshire interest, 1787-1853.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: papers of, or acquired by, Evan Richards; letters to Evan Richards; family correspondence; Cardiganshire wills; miscellaneous Cardiganshire 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 in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1983, pp. 35-36, at the National Library of Wales. The list is available online.

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs Estyn Evans, Belfast, 1983.



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes documents acquired by Evan Richards which predate him.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1983.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: April 2003

Richards, Evan, | of Nanthenfoel | Archives
Wills | Wales | Ceredigion

Personal names
Richards , Evan , of Nanthenfoel

Corporate names

Cardiganshire (Wales)

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