Fonds GB 0210 EAEVWI - Eaton Evans & Williams (Solicitors) Records,

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Eaton Evans & Williams (Solicitors) Records,


  • 1296-1931 / (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

2.174 cubic metres (72 boxes, 67 volumes)

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

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.

Archival history

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-[1890].

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

Latin, English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

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

Further papers are NLW, Eaton Evans and Morris papers.

Related descriptions

Notes area


Title supplied from collector of fonds. Some records pre-date the establishment of the firm.

Alternative identifier(s)

Virtua system control number


Project identifier


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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


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

February 2003


  • English



Archivist's note

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.

Accession area