File NLW MS 7957B. - Material relating to Lampeter,

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NLW MS 7957B.


Material relating to Lampeter,


  • 1904. (Creation)

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Donation; 1923-4

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Material relating to the history of Lampeter, Cardiganshire acquired by George Eyre Evans largely during 1904.
They include extracts from the parish register, 1765-1805, the vestry book, 1777-1803, and accounts of the churchwardens and overseers of the poor, 1705-1742; extracts from the presentment books of the manor of Lampeter, among the Falcondale muniments, 1741-1883; extracts from the manuscripts of William Floyd in the National Library of Wales and of Sir Richard Colt Hoare in the Public Library, Cardiff, a transcript of 'The Case of the Lordship and Manor of Lampeter, drawn by Mr. James Price of Killgwin, with the Advice and Opinion of Richard Aston, Esq.', 1755, relating to the election of portreeves; a list of portreeves, 1615-1883; a list of vicars, 1662-1903; extracts from letters from W. J. Rees, Cascob to John Jenkins, Kerry, 1826-1828, from NLW MS 1737, letters from Rice Rees, Lampeter to his uncle W. J. Rees, Cascob, 1820-1830, from the Tonn Manuscripts in the Public Library, Cardiff and letters from D. R. Rees, Stamp Office, Llandovery to his brother, W. J. Rees, Cascob, 1818-1828; seventeen autograph letters and postcards, 1904-1910 and undated, to George Eyre Evans from T. W. Barker, Diocesan Registry, Carmarthen, Ll. J. M. Bebb, St David's College, Lampeter, D. H. Davies, Verwig, Herbert Davies-Evans, Highmead, Walter J. Evans, Carmarthen, John C. Harford, Falcondale, J[ohn] Lloyd, bishop suffragan of Swansea and vicar of Lampeter, Benjamin [Morris], Lampeter and John H. Swann, Manchester; nineteenth century monumental inscriptions; extracts from private sources; and press cuttings.

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Welsh, English.

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Formerly known as Eyre Evans 34.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 7957B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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