GB 0210 EVARDS
Evan Richards Papers,
- 1787-1873 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Evan Richards (fl. 1823-1873) farmed at Nanthenfoel, Llanfihangel Ystrad, Cardiganshire, and also kept an ale-house at Mydroilyn, Llanarth, Cardiganshire. His nephew was John Pugh, vicar of Llan-gors, Brecknockshire. Evan had a son, Thomas Richards, who was apprenticed as a saddler in 1858.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Mrs Estyn Evans, Belfast, 1983.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The papers consist of the personal papers and letters of, and acquired by, Evan Richards of Nanthenfoel, 1823-1872, family correspondence, 1826-1891; unproved Cardiganshire wills, 1805-1847; and miscellaneous documents of Cardiganshire interest, 1787-1853.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records donated to the National Library of Wales have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
Arranged into the following: papers of, or acquired by, Evan Richards; letters to Evan Richards; family correspondence; Cardiganshire wills; miscellaneous Cardiganshire documents.
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 regulations apply.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries, 1983, pp. 35-36, at the National Library of Wales. The list is available online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from contents of fonds. Includes documents acquired by Evan Richards which predate him.
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Description control area
Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
Rules and/or conventions used
Description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.;AACR2; and LCSH
Level of detail
Dates of creation revision deletion
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries, 1983.