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Bangor University
Broom Hall Manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BRO

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Broom Hall Manuscripts

Short Title: Broom Hall Manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1511-1872

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 0.25 linear metres

Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history: Ancestors of the owners of Broom Hall near Pwllheli include, Margaret (ca.1819-1880), daughter of William Jones of Ysgubor Hen, who married Owen Evans of Tyn y Coed, Aber-erch, Caernarfonshire (1816-1901); John Evans, grandfather of the aforesaid Owen Evans, who married Jane daughter of Sylvanus Jones of Graigisa and who died in 1834 leaving a son called John Evans; John Evans of Tyn y Coed, b. 1774, who married Ann, daughter of the late John Owen of Crafnant, Merionethshire and had a son, Owen Evans; Owen Evans who married Margaret, the only daughter and heir of William Jones of Broom Hall; Owen Lloyd Jones, son of Owen Evans, b. 1856 who married Lydia Elizabeth, the younger daughter of John Savin.


Scope and content/abstract: This collection comprises of 59 items, including deeds and allied documents relating to lands called Cae'r Ffynnon Oer, Bryn Ceirch, Maes yr Odyn and others, in the township of Pencoed and the parishes of Llanarmon, Llangybi and Clynnog, co. Caernarfon, and also relating to Hafodgai and other properties, in the parishes of Llanenddwyn and Llanaber, co. Merioneth, 1511-1848; miscellaneous documents concerning the Evans families of Penybryn and Caderelwa in Llanarmon, 1675-1872; and transcripts of carols and other poems by Dafydd ap Dafydd Llwyd of Dolau Bran, William Davies, Jonathan Hughes, Dafydd Jones of Cefngwyn, Robert Rees, Robert ap Gwilym Ddu, Morris Roberts, Sion Ebrill, Sion Wyn o Eifion and Robert Williams of Llandegai.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: According to subject then chronologically mainly

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the archivist.

Finding aids: Catalogue at item level

Language codes: latin, welsh and english.


Accruals: None expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Presented by W. P. O. Evans, Esq. of Broom Hall.


Related material: Bangor Manuscripts 25672
Llecheiddior Manuscripts 484-515
Nannau Manuscripts 3448-3450


Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Carols, Welsh
Estate administration | Wales | Caernarvonshire
Estate administration | Wales | Gwynedd
Welsh poetry | 18th century

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