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ADX/1636/1: The Evans family and Cefn Cwrt


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Ref: ADX/1636/1

Reference: [GB 0212] ADX/1636/1
Date(s): 1882-1908
Level: Series
Extent: 17 items
Scope and Content: Papers relating to the Evans family, including wills and probate, and to the acquisition and maintenance of Cefn Cwrt, Llangrannog.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/1
Title: Last Will and Testament of Evan Evans
Date: 23 October 1882
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Last will and testament of Evan Evans of Cefn Cwrt who died 6 June 1882. Grants his personal estate to his sons David Evans, William Evans, and Thomas Evans.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/2
Title: Probate of the Will of Evan Evans
Date: 23 October 1882
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Probate will of Evan Evans (ADX/1636/1/1) appointing sons David Evans, William Evans, and Thomas Evans as joint executors of his estate.
Condition: crumbling seal

Reference: ADX/1636/1/3
Title: Last Will and Testament of Mary Evans
Date: 30 April 1884
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Last will and testament of Mary Evans of Cefn Cwrt in Llangrannog bequeathing £40 to her grandchildren, Evan Thomas and Catherine Jane, and £60 to be divided evenly between her sons, David Evans, William Evans, and Thomas Evans.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/4
Title: Probate Will of Evan Lewis
Date: 19 February 1886
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Last will and testament of Evan Lewis of Morgan Street in Abercwmboy, p. Aberdare, co. Glamorgan, collier, bequeathing his total property to his wife, Elizabeth Lewis.
Condition: Crumbling Seal

Reference: ADX/1636/1/5
Title: Last Will and Testament of Catherine Jenkins
Date: 3 June 1897
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Last will and testament of Catherine Jenkins of Soar fach in the parish of Llangrannog, widow, leaving her estate entirely to her daughter, Elizabeth Jenkins. Her relationship to the Evans family is unknown.
Condition: Disintegrating seal

Reference: ADX/1636/1/6
Title: Bill of Sale from Mary Jones to Thomas Evans
Date: 21 August 1896
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Bill of Sale from Mrs. Mary Jones of Llanfairtreflygen to Mr. Thomas Evans for securing £162.00 and interest.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/7
Title: Bill of Sale from Joseph Williams to Thomas Evans
Date: 28 August 1899
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Bill of sale from Mr. Joseph Williams to Mr. Thomas Evans for £360.00 and interest.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/8
Title: Conveyance of Cefn Cwrt
Date: 3 March 1886
Extent: Item
Scope and Content: Mrs. Elizabeth Lewis and others to Mr. Thomas Evans: conveyance of Cefn Cwrt, a messuage yard and garden in Llangrannog.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/9
Title: Insurance Policy
Date: 12 July 1893
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Policy with Alliance Fire Office insuring Cefn Cwrt for £250.00.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/10
Title: Insurance Policy
Date: 25 December 1896
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Policy with Alliance Fire Office insuring Cefn Cwrt for £100.00.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/11
Title: Insurance Policy
Date: 25 December 1901
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Policy with Alliance Fire Office insuring Cefn Cwrt for £580.00. The reason for the higher rate in this policy was the building of several buildings including a coal house, a washing house, and the private dwelling house of Hawen Hall. 

Reference: ADX/1636/1/12
Title: Insurance Policy
Date: 29 September 1908
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Policy with Alliance Fire Office insuring Cefn Cwrt for £200.00.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/13
Title: Income Tax Return for Cefn Cwrt
Date: 26 August 1908
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Thomas Evans' Income Tax Return for Cefn Cwrt, the total amount for which was £565.68.

Reference: ADX/1636/1/14
Title: Mortgage
Date: 3 May 1895
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Mortgage granted to Thomas Evans by the National Provincial Bank of England Ltd. for the buying of Hawen Hall. Policy was cancelled upon his death in 1910 by his beneficiaries. 

Reference: ADX/1636/1/15
Title: Cardiganshire County Council Notice
Date: 10 April 1900
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Notice for a quarterly meeting of the Main Roads, Bridges and Public Buildings Committee in Newcastle Emlyn. 

Reference: ADX/1636/1/16
Title: Y Tyst Newyddiadur Wythnosol Yr Annibynwyr
Date: 19 August, 182
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Welsh newspaper with the notice of the death of Mrs. Anne Evans, wife of Thomas Evans of Cefn Cwrt, on page 14. 

Reference: ADX/1636/1/17
Title: The Cardigan and Tivy-Side Advertiser
Date: 1 September 1898
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Saved copy of The Cardigan and Tivy-Side Advertiser with cut out advertisement relating to the sales to be overseen by Thomas Evans in his role as Auctioneer - items (crops, stock, implements, and furniture), as well as dates and places are given. The prize list from the annual Tivy-side Agricultural Society show has been marked, possibly indicating the stock Thomas Evans may be selling. 
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