Fonds GB 0210 MBROANS - M. Broadhead Evans Collection of Anglesey Papers,

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M. Broadhead Evans Collection of Anglesey Papers,


  • 1678-1913 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

0.029 cubic metres (1 box)Some of the papers are damaged

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Broadhead Evans family lived in Anglesey, and Richard Broadhead had his home in Llanddona in the 18th century. Rev. John Elias (1774-1841) married the daughter of Richard Broadhead, Tre'r Gof, Cemmaes in 1799.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Deposited by Miss M. Broadhead Evans, 1938.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

182 deeds and documents, 1678-1913, including deeds relating to properties in Llanbadrig, Llanbedrgoch, Llanfachreth, Llanfechell, Llangaffo and Pentraeth, co. Anglesey, Llandysilio and Wrexham, co. Denbigh, Flint, co. Flint, and Llandwrog co. Caernarvon; papers and correspondence of the Reverend John Elias, Llanfechell, of his brother, Rev David Elias, Pentraeth, and of his son, John Elias, Tre'rgof Isaf, Cemaes; and letters and accounts of William Evans, Tyfry, Pentraeth, who married a grand-daughter of Rev John Elias.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Action: All records have been retained..


Accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

Arranged into the following: deeds and documents; correspondence and papers of William Evans of Tyfry, Pentraeth, Anglesey; correspondence and papers of John Elias, Tre'rgof Isaf, Cemmaes, and other members of his family.

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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

English, Welsh.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

The schedule is available online. A hard copy of the schedule is available at the National Library of Wales.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies


Related units of description

Two account books (1861-1877 and 1881-1882) of William Evans of Tyfry are also held at NLW (Minor Deposits 344-345B). Papers relating to Rev. John Elias are held at Bangor University (General Collection, MSS 381, 25708, 34591), as is the Elias family Bible (General Collection, MS 13962), and deeds and documents relating to the Tre'rgof estate (General Collection, MSS 17092-17134A).

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Title supplied from name of collector.

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

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


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Dates of creation revision deletion

April 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: NLW, M. Broadhead Evans Collection of Anglesey Papers; NLW Annual Report, 1938.

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  • Text: M. Broadhead Evans Collection of Anglesey Papers; $q - Some of the papers are damaged.