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Cilau-wen, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0210 MSCILAU

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Cilau-wen MSS

Short Title: Cilau-wen, manuscripts

Creation date(s): [1756]-1854

Level of description: Fonds.

Extent: 24 volumes.

Name of creator(s): Evans family of Trefaeog and Cilau-wen

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Trefayog (Trefaeog) is situated in St Nicholas parish, some miles from Llwyngwaren in Pembrokeshire. Cilau-wen is situated in Llanstinan parish, also in Pembrokeshire. Both estates were in the possession of the Evans family during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Papers, [1756]-1854, of the Evans family of Trefayog and Cilau-wen, Pembrokeshire and comprise largely of accounts and rentals relating to Cilau-wen and Trefayog estates and ship's accounts and log books kept by members of the Evans family who went to sea; together with a diary, sermons, exercise books, etc.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh.

System of arrangement: Arranged according to NLW reference numbers: NLW MSS 11509-11532.

Conditions governing access:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids: The descriptions are also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals: No accruals expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Purchased in 1914.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also a map of the Cilauwen estate at NLW Pemb. 084 (cartographic material).

Publication note: See Carver, W. R.: The Cilauwen Estate, Pembrokeshire [auction catalogue] (Cardigan, 1913).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title based on contents. Formerly known as Cilau-wen 1-24.

Archivist's note: Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971); Archives Network Wales on-line site, viewed 18 September 2009; Cronfa Capeli on-line site, viewed 18 September 2009.

Rules or conventions: Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2; and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2009.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Cilauwen Mansion (Llanstinan, Wales : Farm) | Archives
Evans family | of Trefayog and Cilau-wen | Archives
Trefayog Estate (Wales) | Archives

Personal names
Evans family , of Trefayog and Cilau-wen

Corporate names

Places

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