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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Ystumgwadnaeth, Llanfachreth, papurau (papers)

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/927, Z/M/1052

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Papurau Ystumgwadnaeth, Llanfachreth

Short Title: Ystumgwadnaeth, Llanfachreth, papurau (papers)

Creation date(s): 1883-1927

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (37 items)

Name of creator(s): Evans family of Ystumgwadnaeth


Administrative/Biographical history: The Evans family lived and farmed at Ystumgwadnaeth, Llanfachreth, Merionethshire. Evan Evans ([1843]-[1911]) and his wife Mary (b. [1848]) had at least nine children, including Margaret (b. [1886]) and Mary (b. [1888]).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers relating to the Evans family of Ystumgwadnaeth and the parish of Llanfachreth, Merionethshire, 1883-1936, including miscellaneous financial records, 1883, 1934; essays and other writings, mainly by Mary Evans, 1903 and [n. d.]; letters, 1903; miscellaneous family papers, 1905-1933; almanacs, printed material and ephemera, 1906-1936; notebooks, [20th century]; Llanfachreth Sunday School register, 1905-1911; records relating to the creation of a War Memorial, 1919-1921; and Church Tower Restoration Fund papers, 1926-1927.


Language/scripts of material: Welsh, English

System of arrangement: Arranged in accession order

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives and the National Library of Wales.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (ZM/927; ZM/1052), catalogue; Hanes Dolgellau/Dolgellau History website (, viewed 17 November 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: November 2004

Evans family, | of Ystumgwadnaeth | Archives
Farmers | Wales | Gwynedd | Archives
Llanfachreth (Wales) | History

Personal names
Evans family , of Ystumgwadnaeth

Corporate names

Llanfachreth (Wales)
Ystum-gwadnaeth (Wales)

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