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The Buildings of Borth by Beryl Lewis (Ref: ADX/1629)
Research on buildings of Borth by Beryl Lewis, describing each house and its history. Part 1 - buildings 1-88, Morfa Borth, High Street beach side
Acc.No: 3692 Date of material: 2018 Extent: Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Personal documents (Ref: MUS/93)
Personal documents of Mr. L.W. Willis, Crynfryn Buildings, Aberystwyth. Mostly membership cards of various organizations, printed ephemera, and items relating to his military service.
Acc.No: 3691 Date of material: 1940s-1960s Extent: Access: Not yet in the catalogue
Tystysgrifau / Certificates (Ref: ADX/1628)
Tystysgrifau a gyflwynwyd i Bronwen Thomas, Llechryd / Certificates awarded to Bronwen Thomas, Llechryd
1. Certificate of Merit, South Wales Temperance & Band of Hope Union to Bronwen Thomas of Llechryd Council School for 'Excellence in Reporting a Lecture on the Nature & Effects of Alcohol' 17 November 1925
2. Undeb Ysgolion Sabothol y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd dan nawdd Cyfarfod Misol De Ceredigion: Bronwen Thomas o Ysgol Sabothol Llwynadda, Llechryd yn mynd yn llwyddiannus drwy arholiad i rai 13 oed ar destunau Beiblaidd. 19 Mawrth 1926
3. Undeb Ysgolion Sabothol y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd dan nawdd Cyfarfod Misol De Aberteifi: Bronwen Thomas o Ysgol Sabothol Llechryd yn mynd yn llwyddiannus drwy arholiad i rai dan 16 oed ar destunau Beiblaidd. 18 Mawrth 1927
4. St. John's Ambulance, Priory for Wales: Bronwen Thomas has attended and passed a First Aid course in Llechryd. 10 January 1928
5. Undeb Ysgolion Sabothol y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd dan nawdd Cyfarfod Misol De Aberteifi: Bronwen Thomas o Ysgol Sabbothol Llechryd yn mynd yn llwyddiannus drwy arholiad i rai 16 oed ar destunau Beiblaidd. 23 Mawrth 1928
6. the Tonic Sol-Fa College. Intermediate Certificate awarded to Bronwen Thomas. 30 May 1930
Acc.No: 3690 Date of material: 1925-1930 Extent: 6 eitem / items Access: Agored Not yet in the catalogue
Deeds and documents for Pentrerhiw and other properties in Llanddewi Brefi (Ref: ADX/1627)
Deeds and documents for Pentrerhiw and other properties in Llanddewi Brefi including Troedyrhiw, Plasymynydd, Brynhir &c.
Acc.No: 3689 Date of material: 1825 - 1894 Extent: 27 items Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
David [Jenkin Morris] Evans, watchmaker, jeweller and silversmith of 39 Great Darkgate Aberystwyth (Ref: DB/111)
David [Jenkin Morris] Evans, watchmaker, jeweller and silversmith of 39 Great Darkgate Aberystwyth business records
1. Accounts ledger ( sales and repairs ) 1894-1909
2.Accounts ledger ( sales and repairs ) 1909 - 1920
3. Day book of sales 1911-1938
4. Day book of sales 1938-1973
5. Day book of sales 1957- 1975
6. Stock book ( no date, pencil throughout, )
7. Three small jeweller's boxes for the firm
8. The Goldsmith's Compendium 1911
9. Kelly's Directory of the Watch, Clock and Jewellery Trades 1927
Acc.No: 3688 Date of material: 1894-1973 Extent: 11 items Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Map of Brynperfedd and Ystradmeirig farms in the parish of Ystradmeurig; and fragments of a slate plaque (Ref: ADX/1626)
1. Map of Brynperfedd and Ystradmeirig farms in the parish of Ystradmeurig with details of fields and acreages. Includes Carregybryn, Brynbach, Pantyllefrith, Ystradmeiric and Penydre.
2. Fragments of slate plaque [3 pieces, wrapped in newspaper]
Acc.No: 3687 Date of material: mid 19th cent. Extent: 1 vol.; 3 fragments Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Medal awarded by Aberystwyth Chrysanthemum Society (Ref: ADX/1625)
Medal awarded by Aberystwyth Chrysanthemum Society (n.d. early twentieth century) and postcards .
The medallion is a generic type, but sold in this instance by E.J. Morgan, North Parade Aberystwyth. It was awarded to William Hughes of Edgehill Road Aberystwyth (information from depositor ).
Acc.No: 3686 Date of material: n.d. early twentieth century Extent: 1 medal, 9 postcards Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Minutes of meetings at Capel Jesreel [Jezreel Baptist Chapel] , Goginan, with correspondence relating to its closure and sale and Minutes, notes and ephemera relating to Sisterhood Meetings at Bethel Chapel (Ref: ANC/85 and ANC/60 (addl))
Minutes of meetings at Capel Jesreel [Jezreel Baptist Chapel] , Goginan 1983-1985 with correspondence relating to its closure and sale (1986-1991) and Minutes, notes and ephemera relating to Sisterhood Meetings at Bethel Chapel ( late twentieth century)
Acc.No: 3685 Date of material: 1983-1999 Extent: 2 items Access: Probably open - check under GDPR as there are some addresses? Not yet in the catalogue
Llanilar Community Mosaic books (Ref: ADX/1624)
Scrapbook and comments book by creators relating to the mosaics on the Community Hall at Llanilar
Acc.No: 3684 Date of material: 2004 Extent: 2 items Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Cofnodion Sioe Trefeurig / Trefeurig Show Minutes (Ref: DSO/166)
Cofnodion Sioe Trefeurig / Trefeuirig Show Minutes
Acc.No: 3683 Date of material: 1994-2004 Extent: 2 items Access: need to discuss - addresses included. DP ? Not yet in the catalogue
Llanilar W.I. further records (Ref: D/WI/LIR)
1965 scrapbook bound copy ( 2 volume account of the village of Llanilar ) and other items including 2015 Centenary scrapbook, 90 Years celebration of Llanilar WI, press report books 1989-1998, 2000-2010
Acc.No: 3682 Date of material: 1965- 2015 Extent: 2 boxes Access: open ? Not yet in the catalogue
Registers of person receiving Infants ACCESS RESTRICTION APPLY (Ref: MOH addl.)
1. Register of Registration 1920- 1921. Apparently records birthdates of children (un-named ) to named mothers in Urban and Rural Districts with dates of subsequent Health Visitor check-ups.
2.. Register of person receiving infants ( under the Infant Life Protection Act ) 1924-1939
3. Register of Infants and person receiving infants for reward [e.g, fostering] (1927-1944)
Acc.No: 3681 Date of material: 1920-1944 Extent: 2 items Access: Subject to restrict under Data Protection Not yet in the catalogue
General District Rate Book for Aberystwyth (Ref: ABM/U ?)
General District Rate Book for Urban Sanitary Authority 1895
Acc.No: 3680 Date of material: 1895 Extent: I volume Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
CD of photographs of searchroom and strong-room Swyddfa'r Sir (Ref: CSC/DECS/RO/26)
CD of photographs of searchroom and strong-room Swyddfa'r Sir including pictures of the county archivist, archivist and senior archives assistant, and researchers. Early twenty-first century computers in evidence.
Acc.No: 3679 Date of material: 2004 ? Extent: 1 item Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Cambrian Archaeological Association list of members 1917 (Ref: DSO/165)
Cambrian Archaeological Association list of members 1917
Acc.No: 3678 Date of material: 1917 Extent: 1 item Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Car taxation discs (Ref: ADX/1623)
Examples of car taxation discs ( discontinued 2015?) to show annual vehicle licence has been paid
Acc.No: 3677 Date of material: 2005-2012 Extent: 9 items Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Photographs of properties in Chalybeate Street Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/ 1622)
12 photographs showing front and rear of 18 Chalybeate Street Aberystwyth
Acc.No: 3676 Date of material: 18th September 1997 Extent: 12 items Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Sales particulars Pentre and Pigeonsford and biography Parch. Jenkin Davies (Ref: ADX/1621)
Copies of sales particulars for Pentre Estate (1903) , Pigeonsford Estate (1907 & 1908) and 'Cofiant Yn Cynwys Ychydig o Hanes Bywyd y diweddar Barchedig Jenkin Davies' (Newcastle Emlyn 1845)
Acc.No: 3675 Date of material: 1845-1908 ( modern copies ) Extent: 5 items Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Ephemera (Ref: DSO/83, ADX/356 addl, EC/2 addl)
Parc natur Penglais newsletters (with DSO/83)
Records relating to The Parish of Aberystwyth (mostly Holy Trinity newsletters, special services, annual accounts &c.), Administration of Holy Communion during a Flu Pandemic ( rules ), Western Mail supplement on Llanerchaeron, 2002 and 'Llanerchaeron A Brief History' by Mair Lloyd Evans , 'Dyfed in Photographs - 1 - Cardigan Town'(1976), leaflets for Nantyrarian, Greener Aberystwyth Group, Llanarth Pottery, Borth Animalarium, Kite Country, Strata Florida, Dyfi Furnace
Acc.No: 3674 Date of material: 1976 - 2010 Extent: 1 bundle Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Plans by Gareth Lewis, Architects for development of Alexandra Road School site, Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/ 1620)
Plans by Gareth Lewis, Architects for development of Alexandra Road School (Ysgol Gymraeg) site, Aberystwyth into a 'social centre' ( Canolfan Gymdeithasol).
Acc.No: 3673 Date of material: 1992 Extent: 1 item Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Hanes Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru Blaenannerch 1794-1994 (Ref: ANC/84)
Hanes Eglwys Bresbyteraidd Cymru Blaenannerch 1794-1994 gan Mair Davies (Aberteifi 1994)
Acc.No: 3672 Date of material: 1994 Extent: 1 item Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Wedding and furniture receipts (Ref: ADX/1620)
Wedding receipts from 1954 and receipts for furniture and equipment for first home at Llwynon, Tregaron.
Acc.No: 3671 Date of material: 1954 Extent: 19 items Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Poster Eisteddfod (Ref: D/EIS/18)
Poster 'Croeso i'r Eisteddfod' [Esisteddfod Genedlaethol, Aberystwyth 1992]. 2 gopi.
Acc.No: 3670 Date of material: 1992 Extent: 2 eitem Access: Agored Not yet in the catalogue
Rheilffordd Aberystwyth-Caerfyrddin / Aberystwyth-Carmarthen railway (Ref: ADX/1619)
Lluniau du-a-gwyn o hen reilffordd Aberystwyth-Caerfyrddin gan Richard E Huws
B/W photographs of the course of Aberystwyth-Carmarthen railway by Richard E Huws
Acc.No: 3669 Date of material: 1995 Extent: 1 bocs/box Access: Agored / Open Not yet in the catalogue
Cerdd coffadwriaeth [memorial poem] (Ref: ADX/1618)
Cerdd coffaduriaeth: 'Odlau hiraeth ar ol Miss Kate Lewis, Green Hill. Bu farw Gorphenaf 5ed, 1904 yn 19 mlwydd oed' gan E. Jones, Maenygroes. Argraffwyd gan JD Lewis, Gwasg Gomer, Llandyssul
Acc.No: 3668 Date of material: c. 1904 Extent: 1 ff Access: Agored/open Show catalogue(ADX/1618)
School photographs and Sunday School certificates (Ref: ADX/1617)
School photographs and Unitarian Sunday School certificates from the Cribyn area.
Acc.No: 3667 Date of material: 1912-1928 approx. Extent: 11 items Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Caring for Cardigan / Gofalu am Aberteifi (Ref: ADX/1616)
Report by Griff Davies Architectural Design and Conservation for the Cardigan Partnership. Contains a conservation area analysis of the town of Cardigan.
Acc.No: 3666 Date of material: 1998 Extent: 1 item Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1616)
Evan Richards, Parcyrhos, Pengarreg, Sir Gaerfyrddin (Ref: ADX/1615)
Deunydd sy'n ymwneud ag Evan Richards, Parcyrhos, Pengarreg, Sir Gaerfyrddin: lluniau, llawysgrifau, llyfrau gwaith, hanes Capel Bethel, Parcyrhos, dogfennau eraill.
Gweler hefyd ANC/83
Acc.No: 3665 Date of material: 19fed ganrif Extent: 1 box Access: Agored/open Not yet in the catalogue
Ffrwdwenith Uchaf, Aberporth (Ref: ADX/1614)
List of items relating to Evan Jones, farmer of Ffrwdwenith Uchaf, Aberporth, together with the transcript of his memoirs (in Welsh) and an English translation by the depositor and Helen Thomas.
The original items remain in the family's possession
Acc.No: 3664 Date of material: Originals late 19th c. Extent: Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Aberystwyth Big Style (Ref: ADX/1613)
Pamphlet: Aberystwyth Big Style containing poems by five Aberystwyth English students: Dreena Collins, Erica Howard, Lesley Aikman, Lizzy Nicholas, and Sara-Jane Davies.
The anthology was conceived at a retreat in Gregynog and it is dedicated to 'everyone who loves us because, and even though, we're FAT'
Acc.No: 3663 Date of material: c. 1994 Extent: 1 item Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1613)
Ar Lan y Mor & Tir a Mor (Ref: CSC/DESH/7; CSC/DESH/SAC/3)
Ar Lan y Mor: Newyddion Arfordir a Chefn Gwlad Ceredigion / Ceredigion Coast and Countryside News
Rhif/no. 9, Haf/Summer 1999
Tir a Mor: Newyddion Ardal Gadwraeth Arbennig Bae Ceredigion / Cardigan Bay Special Area of Conservation News
Rhif/no. 4, Haf/Summer 1999
Acc.No: 3662 Date of material: Extent: possibly accruing Access: Agored/open Not yet in the catalogue
Business ephemera 2016-2017 (Ref: DB/110)
Leaflets, menus, programmes and other business ephemera collected from local businesses in Aberystwyth and Ceredigion
Acc.No: 3661 Date of material: 2016-2017 approx. Extent: 1 file Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue
Commemorative menu card for a retirement dinner for Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (Ref: ADX/1612)
Commemorative menu card for the retirement dinner of Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd (John Thomas, Lord Chief Justice ) at the Senedd and hosted by the Counsel General for Wales Mick Antoniw on 27th October 2017 with englyn by Emyr Lewis
Acc.No: 3660 Date of material: 2017 Extent: 1 item Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1612)
Hanes, Hynafiaethau ac Achyddiaeth Llanarth, Henfynyw, Llanllwchaiarn a Llandyssilio-gogo (Ref: ADX/1611)
Llanarth, Henfynyw, Llanllwchaiarn a Llandyssilio-gogo gan D.J.Davies. W. Spurrell Carmarthen 1930
Acc.No: 3659 Date of material: 1930 Extent: 1 item Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1611)
3 inch discs containing the records, correspondence and documents of the Aberystwyth and District Football League 1993-2005 (Ref: DSO/42 addl.)
3 inch discs containing the records, correspondence and documents of the Aberystwyth and District Football League 1993-2005
Acc.No: 3658 Date of material: 1993-2005 Extent: 35 items Access: tbc Not yet in the catalogue
Cyngor Cymuned Llansantffraed Community Council : Cofnodion / Minutes 2004 - 2008 (Ref: Llansantffraed CC)
Cyngor Cymuned Llansantffraed Community Council : Cofnodion / Minutes 2004 - 2008
Acc.No: 3656 Date of material: 2004 - 2008 Extent: 1 item Access: open Not yet in the catalogue
Records of Mynach and Penllwyn Women's Institute, and Leri Group Minute Book (Ref: D/WI/MYN; D/WI/PLW; D/WI/LER (TBC))
Records of Mynach and Penllwyn Women's Institute, and Leri Group Minute Book
1. Leri Group minute book 1972 - 2001
2. Minute books of Mynach & District WI 1976-2013 (9 volumes and 2 x typescript notes)
3. Mynach and District tablecloth
4. Penllwyn WI Centenary scrapbook 2015
5. Penllwyn Committee Minute Book 1983-1997
6. Publications : Pathway to the 21st Century and Pathways to the Future (x 2)
Acc.No: 3655 Date of material: 1976-2013 Extent: 2 boxes Access: open tbc Not yet in the catalogue
Photographs of the Gogerddan Estate (Ref: ADX/1610)
Photographs of the Gogerddan Estate
1. The marriage of Mr Bancroft and Miss Jones, which took place at Gogerddan in 1914 (confirmed by online newspaper article despite inscription on back which reads 1912)
2. Group of unidentified people on the drive at Gogerddan c. 1910
3. Photograph of the front (?) of the house at Gogerddan. N.d. c. 1960?
The donor's father was a stable-boy at Gogerddan, his grandfather a carpenter, and his great grandfather a gardener on the estate.
Acc.No: 3654 Date of material: c1910-1960 Extent: 3 items Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1610)
Slide collection relating to the natural history of Ceredigion and other matters (Ref: ADX/1609)
Slide collection relating to the academic career and private interests in natural history of David B James ( d. 2017) author of 'Ceredigion : Its Natural History' and other works.
Acc.No: 3653 Date of material: 1960s - c. 2010 Extent: 5 cubic feet Access: tbc but probably open Not yet in the catalogue
Casgliad / Collection of G.M. Jones and D.L. Jones of Aberaeron (Ref: DLJ (further records))
Scrap books compiled by G.M. Jones and D.L. Jones
Collection of Welsh ballads
Five files of photographs relating to Aberaeron ( streets and scenes, carnivals and celebrations, Aberaeron people, railway and transport & sea, sailors and harbour).
Four scrapbooks containing newspaper cuttings, photographs, funeral cards and other ephemera concerning Aberaeron, Lampeter and Cilcennin and further afield in Wales and beyond.
35mm slides, many are copies of old photographs and paintings, some relating to the "Exhibition of paintings of sailing Ships and Ships Equipment" staged in Aberaeron in 1971. A copy of the catalogue is also included.
1898 electoral register for Aberaeron
2 catalogues for Cardiganshire Horticultural Society Show ( 1938 and 1946)
Contemporaneous article on the Welsh Educatio Conference at Aberystwyth 1870
Programme of the Lampeter Eisteddfod 1894
Monograph "On the importance of a national collection of public documents for Wales" by J. Herbert Lewis MP ( 1912)
An article on the claim of the National Library of Wales to be included in the Copyright Bill etc. (1911)
And other items
Cyfansoddiadau Buddugol Eisteddfod Caersalem ( Llanbedr 1870)
Llawlyfr yr Ymwelydd ( Visitor's handbook ) Undeb yr Annibynwyr Cymreig, Cyfarfodydd Llanbedr Pont Steffan 1910
TO BE FINISHED
Acc.No: 3652 Date of material: 19th - 20th century Extent: Access: tbc Not yet in the catalogue
Papers of Benjamin Evans, butler to William Buck of Stradmore (Ref: ADX/1608)
Papers of Benjamin Evans, butler to William Buck of Stradmore
Acc.No: 3651 Date of material: 1850-1933 Extent: 1 box Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1608)
Examination papers (Ref: ADX/1607)
Examination papers for entry to secondary schools (Cardiganshire Education Committee, 1948) and O levels, (Welsh Joint Education Committee, 1952)
Acc.No: 3650 Date of material: Extent: 16 items Access: Not yet in the catalogue
Croeso i Gymru, Welcome to Wales (Ref: ADX/1606)
Guidebook, 'Croeso i Gymru, Welcome to Wales: Come to Wales - the country that is different', published by the Welsh Tourist and Holidays Board, Llandrindod Wells. Undated, but c. 1955.
Acc.No: 3649 Date of material: 1950s Extent: 1 item Access: Show catalogue(ADX/1606)
Lluniau a derbyniadau / photographs and receipts (Ref: ADX/1605)
Photographs (Lledrod Home Guard, members of Ceredigion District Council) and receipts for goods purchased by Gorslas Farm, Llangwyryfon. Also notes about the items taken at time of donation.
Acc.No: 3648 Date of material: 1899-modern Extent: 9 eitem/items Access: Agored/open Not yet in the catalogue
South Wales, The Country of Castles. (Ref: ADX/1604)
Book, 'South Wales: The Country of Castles. Its Annals, Antiquities and Attractions (Fourth Edition)'. Issued by the Great Western Railway Company, Paddington Station, London, general manager Felix J.C. Pole. General regional guide, albeit with a bias towards castles, aimed principally at attracting American visitors. Includes list of golf courses. Paper covered with folding map and illustrated by black and white plates.
Acc.No: 3647 Date of material: 1924 Extent: 1 item Access: Show catalogue(ADX/1604)
Invoices, T.C. Jenkins, Eagle House, Aberystwyth, 1897 (Ref: ADX/1603)
Invoices from T.C. Jenkins (late Evan Williams) family grocer, Eagle House, 26 Great Darkgate St., Aberystwyth, both made out to Mrs Davies, Pier St., for a sack of flour per T.G.J. & N.L. Jones, on 10 and 26 October 1897. First invoice has illustrated advertisement for Mazawattee Tea, the second, an altogether more splendid document, one in black, blue and red for Armour's Extract of Beef.
Acc.No: 3646 Date of material: 1897 Extent: 2 items Access: Show catalogue(ADX/1603)
Enwau tai a ffermydd Bont Goch (Ref: ADX/1602)
Book, Enwau tai a ffermydd Bont Goch (Elerch), Ceredigion: the house and farm names of Bont-goch (Elerch), Ceredigion, by Richard E. Huws, 2017.
Acc.No: 3645 Date of material: 2017 Extent: 1 item Access: Show catalogue(ADX/1602)
Postcard, Youth Fellowship Camp, Devil's Bridge (Ref: ADX/1601)
Valentine's real photograph postcard, 'Youth Fellowship Camp from valley, Devil's Bridge'. Pencoed Holiday Fellowship Camp (1927-1984) was located beside the A4120 just north of Devil's Bridge. It accommodated 80 in 1962 and in 1959 was a 'group of green-ainted timber huts' around a large dining hall offering rustic toilet facilities and primitive sanitation amongst the trees. The huts remain, in a fashionably decayed condition.
Acc.No: 3644 Date of material: 1955 Extent: 1 item Access: Show catalogue(ADX/1601)
Postcard, Our Tank Bank (Ref: ADX/1600)
Postcard by Goodall of Bolton, 'Our Tank Bank - A "Safe" Investment', black and white print, photograph of WWI 'male' tank with sentry whilst 'customers' purchase bonds and certificates from staff inside. Message on reverse, 'Clive, with best wishes for Xmas from Aunty Emma'. 'Tank banks'were sent out to cities by the National War Savings committee in the winter of 1917-18.
Acc.No: 3643 Date of material: 1917 Extent: 1 item Access: Show catalogue(ADX/1600)
Records of Bethel Independent Chapel, Parcyrhos, Cwmann, Lampeter (Ref: ANC/83)
Records of the chapel including minute books of the Sunday School, membership lists, list of ministers and officials of the chapel, financial records including account books and other items
Acc.No: 3642 Date of material: 1855 - 2017 Extent: 4 boxes, 1 plan Access: tbc Show catalogue(ANC/83)
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