Fonds GB 0210 MSDLPEVS - D. L. P. Evans manuscripts,

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D. L. P. Evans manuscripts,


  • 1720-[19 cent, first ½]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

4 volumes.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The ancestors of Mr D. L. P. Evans of Shawbury, Shropshire originated in Newcastle Emlyn and Cenarth.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mr D. L. P. Evans; Shawbury; Donation; 1982

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Papers, 1720-[19 cent, first ½], connected with the parishes of Newcastle Emlyn and Cenarth, Carmarthenshire, comprising an eighteenth century rent book and rental for properties in Cenarth; a notebook containing hymn-tunes, arithmetical problems, etc.; and nineteenth century religious verse.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 21798-21801.

Conditions of access and use area

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 laws apply.

Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The descriptions (with a detailed index) are also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999).

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Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

See also the NLW typescript list Maenordeifi Deeds (1987), which details deeds and documents donated along with the collection described here.

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Title based on contents.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH.


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

January 2006.


  • English



Archivist's note

This description was compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume VIII (Aberystwyth, 1999);

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  • Text: D. L. P. Evans Manuscripts.