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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.
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Papers, -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.
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Arranged according to NLW reference numbers: NLW MSS 11509-11532.
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The descriptions are also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).
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See Carver, W. R.: The Cilauwen Estate, Pembrokeshire [auction catalogue] (Cardigan, 1913).
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Formerly known as Cilau-wen 1-24.
Preferred citation: NLW MSS 11509-11532.
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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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;