Archifdy Ceredigion Archives
ADX/488: Miscellaneous Ephemera

Acc. 1261

Ref: ADX/488

Reference: [GB0212] ADX/488
Date(s): 1837-1975
Level: Fonds
Extent: 6 Series
Scope and Content: Collection of miscellaneous ephemera, with no apparent connection between any of the Series of items

Comprising correspondence (ADX/488/1), material relating to the retail trade (ADX/488/2), tickets and programme ADX/488/3), material relating to Ordinations (ADX/488/4), sale particulars and other material relating to Penywern House (ADX/488/5), and miscellaneous items (ADX/488/6).


Reference: ADX/488/1
Date(s): 1877-c.1920
Level: Series
Extent: 3 Items
Scope and Content: Correspondence from Tasmania

1. Letter from Charles I. Walch of Wellington Bridge, Hobart Town, Tasmania, to Mrs
Mary Parry, Hawen, Rhydlewis, regarding her deceased son's effects: 30 October

2. Letter, in Welsh, from Watkin Thomas, Hobart Town, Tasmania to his brother: 1
September 1877.

3. Letter, in Welsh, from Watkin Thomas of the Tasmanian Mainline Railway, to his
mother: 26 February 1878.

Material relating to the retail trade

Reference: ADX/488/2
Date(s): c.1890-c.1920
Level: Series
Extent: 3 Items
Scope and Content: Receipts and accounts

1. Page from an Account Book of D. Morgan, Milliner & Fancy Draper, The
Emporium, 16 & 18 Pier Street, Aberystwyth: c. 1890.

2. Receipt from W. Pugh, Tailor, Manchester House, Taliesin, to Mr Griffths,
Dolclettwr, for the purchase of three overcoats, one pair of black trousers. and one
hat: 7 November 1913.

3. Page from a receipt book of E. Edwards, Merchant Tailor, Penygroes, Llandre,
Aberystwyth: c. 1920.

Tickets and programmes

Reference: ADX/488/3
Date(s): 1932-1975
Level: Series
Extent: 8 Items
Scope and Content: Tickets and programmes for Eisteddfodau, concerts, plays, and university Graduation cereemonies

1. Programme for Eisteddfod held at Geithwyr Hall, Ynysybwl: 14 December 1932.

2. Programme for the Season of the Society of the Young: 1932-1933.

3. Programme for the 41st Annual Concert of Glyn Street Church, Ynysybwl, held at
the Workman's Hall: 10 January 1935.

4. Two tickets for the Welsh League of Youth, Northern Ceredigion Region,
Eisteddfod, Aberystwyth: 16 March 1935.

5. Two tickets for the play Yr Orffiws, by Huw LI. Edwards. Performed by the
Penegoes Company, Taliesin: 16 March 1970.

6. Ticket for concert in aid of the Farmers' Lung Appeal, held at the Agricultural
College Theatre, Llanbadarn, Aberystwyth: 11 May 1972.

7. Ticket for the Afternoon Graduation Ceremony for Arts, Law, Music, Librarianship,
and Divinity, University of Wales, Aberystwyth: 10 July 1975.

8. Programme for a Pantomime and Coffee Morning at Talybont School: n.d.

Material relating to Ordinations

Reference: ADX/488/4
Date(s): 1942-1967
Level: Series
Extent: 2 Items
Scope and Content: Ordination programmes

1. Ordination of Mr. D. Kernes Lewis, Capel Degwel, Llandudoch, into the
Independent Church of Pisgah and Phantycrugiau: 17-18 March 1942.

2. Ordination of Mr W. J. Edwards, Baker Street, Aberystwyth and the Coleg Coffa'r
Annibynwyr, Swansea, into the Independent Church. The Old Chapel,
Llanuwchllyn: 5-6 September 1967.

Sale particulars and other material relating to Penywern House

Reference: ADX/488/5
Date(s): 1924-1927
Level: Series
Extent: 1 Items
Scope and Content: Sale particulars and related items for Penywern House, near Aberystwyth

1. Description of Penywern House, near Aberystwyth : c. 1924.

2. Revised description of Penywern, by Hampton & Sons, London: c. 1925.

3. Description of Penywern, by Hampton & Sons, London, with corrections: c. 1926.

4. Letter from Edward Jones, Auctioneer & Valuer, Manchester, to W. Rowland
James, Cambrian Chambers, Aberystwyth, asking for the particulars of Penywern:
22 September 1927.

5. Letter from Edward Jones, Auctioneer & Valuer, Manchester, to W. Rowland
James, Cambrian Chambers, Aberystwyth, regarding the valuing the Penywem
property: 12 October 1927.

6. Description of Penywem: n.d.

7. Letter replying to an advertisement placed in The Times under the name of Smith
& Son in Tomes: n.d.

Miscellaneous items

Reference: ADX/488/6
Date(s): 1837-c.1940
Level: Series
Extent: 7 Items
Scope and Content:

1. Pamphlet for the Grand Bazaar, held in the Assembly Rooms, Aberystwyth,
hosted by the English Presbyterian Church (Welsh Calvinistic Methodist), Bath
Street: 23-24 October 1901.

2. copy of The Religious Revival in Wales, by Awstin and other Western Mail
correspondents: 1904.

3. Broadcasting Bulletin of Radio Programmes, Vol. 2, No. 4, for 2BL (Queensland
Radio Service, Brisbane), 4QG (Broadcasters Limited, Sydney) and 3LO
(Broadcasting Company of Australia, Ltd., Melbourne): 21-28 November 1925.

4. Old Ardwynians' Association 1st Annual Dinner pamphlet, held at the Queen's
Hotel; autographed on the reverse: 2 April 1837.

5. Evacuation Official armband: c. 1940.

6. Poem, in Welsh: n.d.

7. Welsh copy of Swndra Lela, by John H. Brooks, translated into Welsh and
adapted by L. Eirlys Williams: n.d.
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