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Denbighshire Record Office
Bevon, S. P., solicitor's collection

Reference code(s): GB 0209 DD/BE

Held at: Denbighshire Record Office

Title: S. P. Bevon MSS

Short Title: Bevon, S. P., solicitor's collection

Creation date(s): 1767-1937

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.57 cubic metres (30 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Bevon, Samuel Peter


Administrative/Biographical history: Samuel Peter Bevon was a solicitor from Wrexham, Denbighshire, in the early 20th century. He owned several properties in Wrexham, and shares in mining and plantation concerns overseas.


Scope and content/abstract: Office papers of S P Bevon, among them bills and vouchers, 1864-1922, 1930-1937; tenancy agreements, 1896-1907; letter books, 1910-1918, 1925-1926; personal papers and correspondence, 1896-1938; client files from Anglesey, 1897; Caernarfonshire, 1902; Denbighshire, 1767-1934; Flintshire, 1873-1933; Cheshire, 1919-1936; mixed counties, 1895-1935; court cases, 1892-1936; elections, 1892-1932; miscellaneous, 1857-1933, including complaints about condition at Croesnewydd Military Hospital, Wrexham, 1917; dispute over building costs of a new church at Brynteg, Broughton, 1894-1895; compensation claims for injuries to employees of Llay Main Collieries, 1917-1928; and the lease of a field to Brymbo Victoria Football Club, 1902-1905.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: office papers; S.P. Bevon's personal papers and investments; miscellaneous clients; Welsh counties; English counties; mixed counties; court cases; elections; miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Denbighshire Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. The catalogue is available online.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Denbighshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited on indefinite loan by the County Librarian per Wrexham Area Library, 20th July 1976.


Related material: Other papers relating to S. P. Bevon's clients, 1920-1940, are held in the Wrexham Library collection (DD/WL/256).


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Denbighshire Record Office, Catalogue of the S. P. Bevon MSS, 1987.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2003.

Bevon, S. P. | (Samuel Peter) | Archives
Deeds | England | Cheshire
Deeds | Wales | Anglesey
Deeds | Wales | Denbighshire
Deeds | Wales | Flintshire
Deeds | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names
Bevon , S. P. (Samuel Peter)

Corporate names

Anglesey (Wales)
Caernarvonshire (Wales)
Cheshire (England)
Denbighshire (Wales)
Flintshire (Wales)
Wrexham (Wales)

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