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Evans, Benjamin, records

Reference code(s): GB 0210 BENANS

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Benjamin Evans Records

Short Title: Evans, Benjamin, records

Creation date(s): 1888-1954

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Benjamin Evans

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The blacksmith Benjamin Evans came from Aberbank Forge, Henllan, Cardiganshire. He was Secretary of Master Farriers and Smiths Union, Newcastle Emlyn District.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Benjamin Evans, Henllan, Cardiganshire, relating mainly to his work as a blacksmith, 1888-1954, comprising account books, 1888-1924; material relating to the Master Farriers and Smiths Union, Newcastle Emlyn District, including papers regarding scales of prices, c.1913-1940; and Christmas cards sent to Mr T. Evans, Benjamin Evans's sôn, 1940-1954.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: account books; Master Farriers and Smiths Union, Newcastle Emlyn District; and miscellaneous.

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 1996, p.22, at the National Library of Wales.

Detailed catalogue

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Mrs M. Evans and Mrs V. Hughes, Felinfoel, Llanelli per Mr J. T. Jenkins, Llangeler, May 1995.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Photographs and postcards have been transferred to the NLW, Photographic Collection (PG 5911). Associated papers are held at the Museum of Welsh Life, St Fagans, formerly the Welsh Folk Museum (Welsh Folk Museum Manuscripts 1665/1-9).

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1996.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: June 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Blacksmiths | Wales | Henllan
Evans, Benjamin, | blacksmith | Archives

Personal names
Evans , Benjamin , blacksmith

Corporate names
Master Farriers and Smiths Union | Newcastle Emlyn District

Places
Henllan (Ceredigion, Wales)

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