- 1296-1931 / (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
2.174 cubic metres (72 boxes, 67 volumes)
Name of creator
Eaton Evans & Williams was a firm of solicitiors based in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, in the early 20th century. The collection derives from the solicitors' offices. In the course of their work, Eaton Evans & Williams accumulated legal and other papers relating their clients interests, including the family estates of Bowen of Ambleston, Phillips of Trelewelyn, Harry of Cwmwdig, Elliot of Earwere, Wogan of Wiston, Barlow of Slebech, Symmons of Llanstinan, Warren of Trewern, Laugharne of St Brides, Harries of Tregwynt, Tancred of Dudwell, and Bowen of Upton, the records of the manors of Manorbier, Penely and Prendergast, and electoral records.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Papers and deeds, mainly relating to Pembrokeshire, 1296-1931, including records of the manors of Manorbier, Penely, and Prendergast, 1618-1850; and papers relating to the Ambleston estate, 1838-.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Action: All records have been retained..
Accruals are not expected.
System of arrangement
In two groups: Group I, mostly deeds, 17-19 cent., arranged by parish; and Group II, deeds and documents, 1296-1931, arranged chronologically.
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 at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title supplied from collector of fonds. Some records pre-date the establishment of the firm.
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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
Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Schedule of Eaton Evans and Williams Collection.