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Ysgol Pontgarreg (Ref: POG/3; POG/4; ADX/1367)
30 September 1949-20 December 1985- POG/3
4 March 1986-4 March 2005- POG/4
Hanes Ysgol Pontgarreg [History of Pontgarreg School] 1867-2012 gan/by Jon Meirion Jones (gol./ed.)- ADX/1367
Acc.No: 3149 Date of material: 1949-2012 Extent: 3 items Access: Log books - CLOSED. Book - open Show catalogue(ADX/1367)
Nifer o eitemau (Ref: ADX/1366)
1. 'Gwlad fy Nhadau rhodd Cymru i'w byddin'
2. Cymanfa Ganu ym Mhafiliwn yr Eisteddfod Nos Sul 8 Awst 1976
3. 'Rhosynnau y Dyffryn', R. Teifi Rees
Acc.No: 3148 Date of material: 1915, 1976, d.d. Extent: 3 llyfr Access: agored Show catalogue(ADX/1366)
M.Phil thesis on Cardiganshire shipping (Ref: ADX/1365)
Investment in Shipping: North Cardiganshire in the Nineteenth Century by John Barrie Rowlands.
A thesis submitted to Aberystwyth University in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Philosophy.
Dept. of History and Welsh History, Aberystwyth University
Acc.No: 3147 Date of material: 2012 Extent: 1 vol. Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1365)
Deeds relating to Llangwyryfon (Ref: ADX/1364)
1. Indenture between i. Richard Morice of p. Llanrhystud, gent. and John Jenkin of p. Llangwyryfon gent. and ii. Evan Richard of p. Llanychaiarn, gent. Concerning Pengelly, p. Llangwyryfon. 14 May 1765
2. Indenture between i. Richard Morice of p. Llanrhystud, gent. and Elizabeth his wife, ii. John Jenkin of p. Llangwyryfon gent. and iii. Evan Richard of p. Llanychaiarn, gent. Concerning Pengelly, p. Llangwyryfon. 15 May 1765
3. Indenture between i. Evan Richard of Pengelly, p. Llangwyryfon and Jane his wife and ii. Ursula Griffith of Llanbadarn y Creuddyn, Parcel Isaf. Sale of Pengelly. Consideration 5s. 8 January 1772
Acc.No: 3146 Date of material: 1765-1772 Extent: 3 items Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1364)
Winston Churchill and the Freedom of Aberystwyth (Ref: MUS/229)
Reuter's photograph of Winston Churchill being presented with the Freedom of Aberystwyth Borough in 1951.
Also copy of 2012 Cambrian News article on the subject
Acc.No: 3145 Date of material: Extent: 2 items Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Miscellaneous items (Ref: ADX/709 addl.)
Miscellaneous printed items
Acc.No: 3144 Date of material: 1970s-2010s Extent: Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Article on the inquest into the death of Mary Ann Price in 1885 (Ref: ADX/1363)
Typescript and covering letter. Article by Grenville Loyn on the inquest into the death of Mary Ann Price in 1885.
Acc.No: 3143 Date of material: 1990s Extent: 5ff Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1363)
Aberystwyth Camera Club (Ref: DSO/137)
Aberystwyth Camera Club
1. Programme 1970-1971
2. Programme 1972-1973
3. Two receipts from Taylor Lloyd chemist (Aberystwyth) to Ron Colley for colour photographic prints, 1975.
Acc.No: 3142 Date of material: 1970-1975 Extent: 4 items Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Booklets on railways (Ref: ADX/1189/12-14)
12. An Illustrated Guide to the Gwili Railway, Wales' First Standard Gauge Steam Hauled Tourist Railway. C. 1981
13. Cambrian Rail (British Rail Scenic Rail Routes in Mid Wales): Route Guide. 1982
14. Teifi Valley Railway Tourist Guide. Post-1986.
Acc.No: 3141 Date of material: 20th century Extent: 1 box Access: open. Show catalogue(ADX/1189)
B.J. Jones of Lampeter (Ref: DB/94)
Newsletters and vouchers from B.J. Jones, a department store in Lampeter (closed down in the late 2000s)
Acc.No: 3140 Date of material: 2001-2005 Extent: Access: Open Show catalogue(DB/94)
Agoriad Canolfan Alun R. Edwards opening (Ref: CSC/DECS/RO/25)
Material relating to the official opening on 13 September 2012 of the new Archive and Library in Aberystwyth's old Town Hall (renamed Canolfan Alun R. Edwards)
1. Programme of the opening ceremony, to be conducted by Huw Lewis, Minister for Housing, Regeneration and Heritage
2. Booklet about the conversion of the building into the library and archive, prepared by DHPW.
Acc.No: 3139 Date of material: 2012 Extent: Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Bronant school, further records (Ref: CSC/ED/19; BRN/4)
Further records of Bronant School, incl. a logbook and photographs
Acc.No: 3138 Date of material: Extent: Access: Not yet in the catalogue
Aberystwyth RDC plans (Ref: ABR)
Plans for an Aged Persons' Residence in Bow Street, prepared for Aberystwyth RDC
Acc.No: 3137 Date of material: 1965 Extent: Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Records of St. Michael and All Angels Church, Tremain (now closed) (Ref: CPR/TMN)
Records of St. Michael and All Angels Church, Tremain (now closed)
- Minute book, Easter Vestry meetings
- Book of minutes of PCC meetings
- Correspondence with architect and receipts for works carried out
- Various other paperwork incl. photographs.
Acc.No: 3136 Date of material: Extent: 1 box Access: Open? Not yet in the catalogue
Y Parchedig Carys Ann, B.A. (Ref: ANC/69)
Llyfryn: Gwahoddiad i Gyfarfod Dathlu Chwarter Canrif Gweinidogaeth Y Parchedig Carys Ann, B.A. 17 Mawrth 2012, Capel Glynarthen (annibynnol)
Acc.No: 3135 Date of material: 2012 Extent: 1 eitem Access: Agored Show catalogue(ANC/69)
Slides of Aberystwyth Carnival (Ref: ADX/1362)
13 colour slide transparencies of Aberystwyth Carnival (110 format but in standard frames)
Acc.No: 3134 Date of material: Probably 1976 Extent: 13 items Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1362)
Photographs of Ystumtuen (Ref: ADX/1361)
Six early 20th century photographs of Ystumtuen
1. 'Aunty Annie and Norah, c. 1926-7; Bwlchgwyn to right' against background of village and mine workings incl. headframe
2. View of Penrhiw Farm, Ystumtuen ('through village then left')
3. Old mine, Bwlchgwyn with 'family house in background'
4. Woman with perambulator on a country footpath. Inscribed 'Near Ystumtuen (Road down to Rheidol Valley?)'. 1920s
5. View of Ystumtuen 'Bwlchgwyn off to left'
6. View of Ystumtuen
Acc.No: 3133 Date of material: c. 1920s Extent: 6 items Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1361)
Coybal, Llanllwchaiarn (Ref: ADX/1360)
Deeds and other material relating to Coybal, Llanllwchaiarn and families associated with it.
Acc.No: 3132 Date of material: Extent: Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1360)
Morgan and Morgan Jones family, Alltyblaca and Talybont (Ref: ADX/1352)
Further records relating to the families
Acc.No: 3131 Date of material: Extent: Access: Not yet in the catalogue
Photographs (Ref: ADX/1352)
Colour photographs (with captions) of people, locations and documents.
Acc.No: 3130 Date of material: Extent: Access: Not yet in the catalogue
Llyfr Coffad - Book of Remembrance (Ref: CDC/SE/28)
Large leather-bound volume: Llyfr Coffad - Book of Remembrance: 'herein are recorded the names of the men and women of Welsh birth and parentage together with others who gave their lives in the war of 1939-1945'
Also index of regiments etc. represented in the book and a commemorative poem.
Acc.No: 3129 Date of material: 1958 Extent: 1 vol & 1 typescript Access: Open Show catalogue(CDC/SE/28)
Police General War Instructions (Ref: MUS/200)
Folder containing Police General War Instructions (WWII period) issued to Devil's Bridge police station. Index contains 459 topics (e.g. The Wearing of uniform; Air Raid Warnings; Removal of Direction Signs; Unexploded Bombs; Control of Photography; Pigeons; Irish Refugees; Aliens; Juvenile Evacuees; Dawn Patrols; Balloon Devices; Prisoners of War and Internees etc. etc.); directives relating to these are included in the folder but appear to be arranged chronologically, not always by topic.
Acc.No: 3128 Date of material: 1940-1945 Extent: 1 file Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
J. Miall Jones, Chemist, Aberystwyth (Ref: MUS/82)
Records of J. Miall Jones, Chemist, Aberystwyth.
Acc.No: 3127 Date of material: Extent: Access: Not yet in the catalogue
Ceredigion Council Jobs Evaluation (Ref: CSC/CE/HR/1)
Printed documents relating to Ceredigion Council's Jobs Evaluation exercise (commenced 2005; completed 2012).
- booklets explaining various aspects of the process and implications of decisions reached
- Unison trade union material relating to the processes and decisions
Acc.No: 3126 Date of material: 2012 Extent: Access: Open Show catalogue(CSC/CE/HR/1)
Aberystwyth Anti Poll Tax campaign (Ref: DSO/136)
Records of Aberystwyth Anti Poll Tax Campaign.
Poll Tax was a popular name given to an unpopular tax (officially known as the Community Charge) introduced in the 1980s by Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government. Following a vigorous campaign of opposition and civil disobedience (as well as a series of riots) the measure was replaced by the Council Tax.
Acc.No: 3125 Date of material: Extent: Access: Not yet in the catalogue
Llanbadarn Fawr and Vaenor Upper Joint Burial Board records (Ref: Llanbadarn Fawr PC & CC)
Further records of Llanbadarn Fawr and Vaenor Joint Burial Board
1. Minute Book 1931-2001
2. Minute Book 2001-2003
Acc.No: 3124 Date of material: 1931-2003 Extent: 2 vols Access: Not yet in the catalogue
The Social and Economic Structure of North Ceredigion in 1891 (Ref: ADX/1359)
Peter G. Williams' M. Phil. thesis entitled 'The Social and Economic Structure of North Ceredigion in 1891'
Some research for the thesis was carried out in Ceredigion Archives.
Acc.No: 3123 Date of material: 2011 Extent: 1 vol Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1359)
Maritime documents relating to Capt. D. Davies, Neuaddwen, Aberporth (Ref: ADX/1358)
Maritime documents relating to Capt. D. Davies, Neuaddwen, Aberporth and others, probably of the same family.
Acc.No: 3122 Date of material: 1862-1913 approx. Extent: Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1358)
Aberystwyth War Memorial Eisteddfod Colofn-Goffa Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1357)
Programme / Rhaglen: Aberystwyth War Memorial Eisteddfod / Eisteddfod Colofn-Goffa Aberystwyth, 27 June / Mehefin 1923
Acc.No: 3121 Date of material: 1923 Extent: 1 item Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1357)
Recollections of Ruth Mynachlog (Ref: ADX/941/addl)
Book: Recollections by Ruth Mynachlog [Ruth Jones of Brynsilio, Synod Inn, Ceredigion]. English version of Atgofion Ruth Mynachlog, translated by Sue Passmore .
Acc.No: 3120 Date of material: 2005 Extent: 1 item Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Frederick Granville's prayer book (Ref: ADX/1356)
Prayer book ('The Divine Liturgy and Daily Sacrifice: A Manual of Devotions for the Sacrament of the Altar' ed. by the Rev. Orby Shipley. London 1866) belonging to Frederick Granville and presented to him by his sister, M. Paulet.
Granville recorded the death of his wife, Cecilia Anne, in 1877 aged 34. A photograph of a woman glued to the opposite page is most likely that of her. A loose photograph of a man may be that of Granville himself. A newspaper report (from which it appears that the Granvilles lived at Gwynfryn Hall) of the funeral at the Llangynfelyn cemetery is also pasted into the book, as are several letters of condolence.
Granville's prayers (for strength after his bereavement, and others) are also inscribed in the book.
Also copy letter from the depositor with some additional information on the Granvilles.
Acc.No: 3119 Date of material: Extent: Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1356)
Cofgolofn Gwroniaid Penrhyncoch (Trefeurig) War Memorial (Ref: Trefeurig PC & CC)
1. Cofgolofn Gwroniaid Penrhyncoch: Rhaglen y Dadorchuddio / Unveiling Programme
11 Tachwedd 1923 / 11 November 1923
2. Gwasanaeth Dadorchuddo Tabled Ychwanegol i Gofio'r Gwroniaid a Gollwyd yn yr Ail Ryfel Byd 1939-1945 / Unveiling service for an additional plaque to commemorate the WWII fallen.
19 Mehefin 1966 / 19 June 1966
3. Cofgolofn Gwroniaid / War Memorial: Trefn gwasanaeth / Order of service.
Dim dyddiad / no date
Acc.No: 3118 Date of material: Extent: 3 eitem Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Business ledger and various printed pamphlets (Ref: ADX/1355)
1. Business ledger. 1st part: Bibby's, Lampeter. Subsequently reused-2nd part: Mile End Cafe, Lampeter, accounts.
2. Printed pamphlets, programmes etc.
Acc.No: 3117 Date of material: 1920s-1987 approx. Extent: Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Olympia 1936 (Ref: ADX/1354)
Olympia 1936: Band 1, Die Olympische Winterspiele vorschau auf Berlin. Illustrated souvenir of the Winter Olympics of 1936 and a look ahead to the Berlin Olympics.
Acc.No: 3116 Date of material: 1936 Extent: 1 vol. Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1354)
Copies of documents relating to railways (Ref: ADX/1353)
Colour photocopies of documents relating to railways.
1. British Railways working timetable of passenger and freight trains: Whitchurch, Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth, Machynlleth and Pwllheli, and branches. 7 September 1964-13 June 1965.
2. British Railways working timetable of passenger and freight trains: Oswestry district. 17th June to 15th September inclusive, 1957.
3. Aberystwyth Station Yard plan, 1963.
4. Biographical note on George Reginald Warmington (1902-1963), a railwayman with local connections.
5. All Through the Night by Tom Ebenezer. Recollections of his work on the railways; he started his working life in 1952.
6. Photographs of: a derailment at Maesycrugiau in c. 1940; two steam engines; Mr. Ebenezer at Aberystwyth signal box; the same signal box.
7. Notes about the end of the Carmarthen Railway.
8. BR Western Region posters advertising cheap day tickets, visiting Aberystwyth, the Vale of Rheidol Railway etc.
9. British Railways management notices, 1950s.
Acc.No: 3115 Date of material: Extent: Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1353)
Morgan and Morgan Jones family, Alltyblaca and Talybont (Ref: ADX/1352)
Family papers, deeds, photographs, ephemera etc relating to the Morgan and Morgan Jones families of Alltyblaca and Talybont
Acc.No: 3114 Date of material: 1786-2011 Extent: 1 box Access: Partly restricted Not yet in the catalogue
Our wall (Ref: CSC/DECS/RO/24)
Notes, cartoon, postcards, photographs and other items taken down from the Archives office pinboard at Swyddfa'r Sir, location of Ceredigion Archives 1996-2012
Acc.No: 3113 Date of material: 1996-2012 Extent: 1 box Access: Restricted Not yet in the catalogue
Map of Cwmergir in 1832 (Ref: ADX/1351)
'A Map of Cwmergir in the Parish of Llanbadarn-fawr the Property of Mr. John Morgan, Surveyed by William Morgan, 1832'. Hand-drawn map of Cwmergir and Fagwr Fawr, situate south of the river Castell and west of Eisteddfa Gurig. Includes names and acreages of 'Inclos'd Lands'. Paper, canvas-backed.
Acc.No: 3112 Date of material: 1832 Extent: 1 item Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1351)
Photographs (Ref: ADX/1350)
Colour panoramic photographs of Aberystwyth Town Hall before the cherry trees in front of it were cut down in 2009 (2 photos) and of the tennis pavillion at the rear of the town hall site (2 photos)
Acc.No: 3111 Date of material: Extent: 4 items Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1350)
Photographs and postcards (Ref: ADX/1349)
Photographs and postcards taken or collected by George A. Robinson of Thundersley, Essex, between 1950 and 1980.
1. Tinted engraving of Plas Crug, Aberystwyth, 1830.
2. Eight early 20th century postcards of Aberystwyth and Devil's Bridge
3. B/W photographs of Aberystwyth, 1970
4. ditto of Devil's Bridge and the river Rheidol, 1970
Acc.No: 3110 Date of material: 1950-1980 Extent: Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1349)
Monumental inscriptions (Ref: MI/2; MI/3)
Further volumes of monumental inscriptions in graveyards in Cardiganshire.
01. Capel Bangor (2000)
02. Eglwys Newydd (Hafod church) (1989)
03. Gwnnws (Llanwnnws) (2007)
04. Llanafan (2002)
05. Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn (1996-97; 2001)
06. Llangynfelyn (1990 & 2010)
07. Llanilar (1991)
08. Llantrisant (1994)
09. Lledrod (2007)
10. Maenygroes (old graveyard 2010; new 2004)
11. Salem, Mynydd Bach (1988 & 1994)
12. New Quay Cemetery (2009)
13. Penllwyn, Capel Bangor (2003)
14. Rhostie (2002 & 2009)
15. Nasareth, Talybont (2000)
16. Capel Bethel, Trefenter (2011)
17. Ysbyty Cynfyn (1988 & 2010)
18. Ysbyty Ystwyth (2009)
19. Ystrad Meurig (2003)
01. Llanddeiniol (2012)
Acc.No: 3109 Date of material: 1989-2011 Extent: 20 vols. Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Views from a High Place (Ref: ADX/1348)
Views from a High Place: An anthology of writing from the heart of Ceredigion.
[collection of writing by students on two beginners' creative writing courses]
Acc.No: 3108 Date of material: 2008 Extent: 1 item Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1348)
Er Serchog Gof (Ref: ADX/1347)
Llyfr/Book: Er Serchog Gof: Casgliad o Arysgrifau o Fynwentydd y Wladfa, gan Cathrin Williams a May Williams de Hughes. Gwasg Gee, 1997. [Collection of monumental inscriptions from Patagonia]
Acc.No: 3107 Date of material: 1997 Extent: 1 vol Access: Agored/Open Show catalogue(ADX/1347)
Holy Trinity Church ephemera (Ref: HT addl)
Ephemera and other papers connected with the Holy Trinity Church, Aberystwyth. Includes newsletters, greeting card depicting successive vicars of the church, orders of various commemorative services etc.
Acc.No: 3106 Date of material: Extent: 1 file Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Funeral service orders (Ref: ADX/1346)
Funeral service orders:
1. Steve Oliver (Stephen Bernard Oliver), 1963-2010 [active local member of Welsh Mines Society]
2. Mrs. Mary Fitter, d. 2012. [former Registrar of Births Marriages and Deaths in Ceredigion]
3. Dr. Andrew Breen [physicist, Aberystwyth University] d. 2011. Also his obituary from the Guardian, 11 February 2012.
Acc.No: 3105 Date of material: 2010 Extent: 3 items Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1346)
Aberystwyth and other guides (Ref: MUS/202)
Aberystwyth town guides and guides to other towns and attractions in Cardiganshire
Acc.No: 3104 Date of material: Extent: 2 boxes Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Items from the Museum (Ref: MUS)
Further items transferred from Ceredigion Museum
Acc.No: 3103 Date of material: Extent: Access: Open Show catalogue(MUS/178)
Photos of DECS staff (Ref: CSC/DECS/7)
Colour photographs of parties and outings of the staff of the Dept. of Education and Community Services, Swyddfa'r Sir, Aberystwyth. Various dates and occasions.
Acc.No: 3102 Date of material: Late 80s - 2007 Extent: 11 items Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Reports relating to Cardigan town and area (Ref: CDT/PL/1)
1. Canol Tref Aberteifi Ar Ran Menter Aberteifi. Mehefin 2002.
2. Adroddiad Ymgynghorol: Cynllun Rheoli Dalgylch Teifi 1996. Awdurdod Afonydd Cenedlaethol
3. A-Z of Cardigan for the Elderly & Disabled. Prepared by pupils from Cardigan Secondary School. 1992.
4. Cardigan in 2020 Vision Day: The Report of the Vision Day held at the Cliff Hotel on Wednesday 12th July 2000.
Acc.No: 3101 Date of material: Extent: 4 items Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Photograph on glass (Ref: ANC/60 addl)
Photograph of a man, presumably connected with Bethel Chapel, Aberystwyth. Photograph is on glass and in deteriorating condition. No date - Victorian.
Acc.No: 3100 Date of material: Extent: 1 item Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
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