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New documents are always arriving at the archives, and we're very pleased about that! If you have a document or collection you would like to deposit please contact us.
We have listed our new acquisitions below, and the list will be updated regularly. It takes us a while to get documents ready for the public, therefore you may not find the items on this page in the on-line collections. If you would like to know more about anything listed below please contact us.

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Three copy photographs (Ref: ADX/1556)
Three copy photographs. These appear to be colour photocopes of older prints.
   
   1. R.Ellis , The Creamery, depicting shop-front with staff. N.d. c.1925
   
   2.Victorious Billiard Team. Players gathered round enormous shield, inscription illegible.
   
   3. Spectacled gentleman in three piece suit in front of wedding cake.

Acc.No: 3541   Date of material: Modern. Original photographs 1920-1950   Extent: 3 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1556) 

Research on Thomas Rees Warrington, a soldier of the First World War (Ref: ADX/1555)
Research on Thomas Rees Warrington, South Wales Borderers, from Aberystwyth, who served in the First World war and died 22nd February 1916. Researched by the depositor , Paul Beer
Acc.No: 3540   Date of material: modern   Extent: 1 file   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Documents relating to Llangrannog and the village of Pontagarreg. (Ref: ADX/1554)
Documents relating to Llangrannog and the village of Pontagarreg.
   
   1. Supplemental Valuation List for the parish of Llangrannog 19 February 1897
   
   2. Sale catalogue of properties on the Pentre Estate within the parishes of Llangrannog and Llandissiliogogo 14 July 1903
   
   3.Gestetner paper (mostly blank sheets) retained as an example of early document copying technology.
   
   4. Cardiff Technical College, Department of Navigation exercise book containing worked examples for [John Oberlyn] Ceri Owen 1943-44.

Acc.No: 3538   Date of material: 1897-1944   Extent: 4 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1554) 

Copy photographs of events in Goginan (Ref: ADX/1553)
Copy photographs of events in Goginan.
   
   Group photo of Goginan residents who celebrated the coronation of George VI on 15 May 1937. With list of names and identification key (two copies and one enlargement)
   
   Photo of Cor Cymysg Goginan (Goginan Mixed Choir ) n.d. but c. 1955

Acc.No: 3537   Date of material: modern copies of material 1937 and c.1955   Extent: 5 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1553) 

Some Family Records & Pedigrees of the Lloyds by Lucy Ellen Lloyd Theakston (Ref: ADX/1552)
Some Family Records & Pedigrees of the Lloyds of Allt yr Odyn, Castell Hywel, Ffos Y Bleiddiaid, Gilfach Wen, Llanllyr, and Waun Ifor edited by Lucy Ellen Lloyd Theakston and John Davies. Originally published Oxford by Fox, Jones and Company 1913 but this copy a print-to-order modern facsimile from Nabu Public Domain Reprint of USA
Acc.No: 3536   Date of material: Originally 1913, modern facsimile reprint   Extent: I volume   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1552) 

Parish Magazines from the Llanddeiniol, Llanrhystud and Llansantffraed group of churches and Llanrhystud parish church noticesheets (Ref: EC/9)
Parish Magazines from the Llanddeiniol, Llanrhystud and Llansantffraed group of churches and Llanrhystud parish church noticesheets
Acc.No: 3535   Date of material: 2009-2010 ( incomplete set)   Extent: 28 items   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Rhiannon jewellery shop catalogue (Ref: DB/106)
Catalogue from Tregaron and Aberystwyth jewellery business Rhiannon with introduction, colour illustrations and price list.
Acc.No: 3534   Date of material: 2016   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(DB/106) 

Two articles on George Powell of Nanteos by Harry Heuser (Ref: ADX/1551)
Two articles on George Powell of Nanteos by Harry Heuser
   
   "Bigotry and Virtue : George Powell and the question of legacy" from New Welsh Reader publ. December 2015
   
   "Please don't whip me this time : The Passions of George Powell of Nanteos" from Queer Wales publ. June 2016

Acc.No: 3533   Date of material: 2015-2016   Extent: 2 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1551) 

Articles about Crosville motor bus services and other vehicle history in Cardiganshire by Anthony Moyes (Ref: ADX/1550)
Articles by Cardiganshire and Ceredigion public road transport expert Anthony Moyes
Acc.No: 3532   Date of material: c.2000 - 2010   Extent: 1 folder   Access: open ( previously published in some instances ) Not yet in the catalogue

Aberystwyth shop receipts (Ref: ADX/1549)
Aberystwyth shop receipts : this selection of receipts has been retained to provide evidence of businesses and prices. It is not an archive as such.
Acc.No: 3531   Date of material: 1976-2001   Extent: 1 bundle   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

WI Centenary Yearbook (Ref: D/WI)
Centenary yearbook 2015, Sefydliad y Merched Ceredigion Federation of WIs Women's Institute, 2015
   
   2 copies

Acc.No: 3530   Date of material: 2015   Extent: 2 vols   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Further items relating to Llanilar Women's Institute (Ref: D/WI/LIR)
Small blue photo album of WI events , newspaper cuttings and ephemera, DVD Hong Kong and Melbourne, WI Life Magazine 100 years. Funeral of Marilyn Coleman and tribute by Stuart Coleman
Acc.No: 3529   Date of material: 2007 - 2014   Extent: 1 envelope of items   Access: Open ? Not yet in the catalogue

Souvenir programme of the Royal visit to Aberystwyth July 1937 (Ref: ADX/1548)
Souvenir programme of the visit of the King ( Edward VI) and Queen to Aberystwyth 15th July 1937 to open the National Library of Wales
Acc.No: 3528   Date of material: 1937   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1548) 

Photograph of Clergy Study Circle Llanbadarn Fawr Rural Deanery 1929-30 (Ref: EC/8)
Photograph of Clergy Study Circle Llanbadarn Fawr Rural Deanery 1929-30
Acc.No: 3527   Date of material: 1930   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(EC/8) 

Medal and chain of office for NALGO Cardiganshire (Ref: DSO/162)
Medal and chain of office for NALGO (National and Local Government Officers' Association) Cardiganshire, with ribbon and the names of nine of the people who acted as Chair
Acc.No: 3526   Date of material: 1974-1982   Extent: 1item in box   Access: open Show catalogue(DSO/162) 

Conveyance of two dwelling houses in Bridge Street Aberystwyth (Ref: ADX/1547)
Conveyance of two dwelling houses in Bridge Street Aberystwyth : a sale between Revd. W.H. Sinnett and the trustes of his life estate and Mr David Williams
Acc.No: 3525   Date of material: 2nd February 1885   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Photograph of Borth carnival (Ref: ADX/1546)
Photograph of Borth carnival crowd taken outside the Cambrian Hotel (latterly Pantyfedwen) . Many in fancy dress.
Acc.No: 3524   Date of material: n.d. c. 1950 ?   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1546) 

Photograph of UCW Aberystwyth French Department staff and students 1946 (Ref: ADX/1545)
Photograph of UCW Aberystwyth French Department staff and students 1946 - the identities of some of the sitters shown on back of the photograph
Acc.No: 3523   Date of material: 1946   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1545) 

Letters, telegrams and postcards relating to the military career of Griffith George Davies (Ref: ADX/1544)
Letters, telegrams and postcards relating to the military career of Griffith George Davies, Royal Artillery who was imprisoned in Java during the second world war.
Acc.No: 3522   Date of material: 1942-1945   Extent: 9 items   Access: open Not yet in the catalogue

Ticket for Grand Charity Football Match between Cardiganshire County Council and Cardiganshire Police Force (Ref: ADX/1543)
Ticket for Grand Charity Football Match between "County Council Administrative" and Cardiganshire Police on Park Avenue Ground . Admission 6d
Acc.No: 3521   Date of material: 20 April 1938   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1543) 

Movement of Animals Book (Ref: ADX/ 1542)
The book concerns the Movement of Animals (Records ) Order of 1925 and relates to D. Evans, Cwmere, Talybont. The book records the transfer of sheep and cattle from the farm
Acc.No: 3520   Date of material: 1939-1969   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1542) 

Railway Plan & Photograph ( Sheep Dog Trial Officials) (Ref: ADX/1541)
1. East and West Wales Railway Plans and Sections 1898 by G. Croydon Marks and Ridley Henderson. Marked 'Parish of Llanilar'
   
   2. Photograph of the officials and committee of the Penuwch and District Sheep Dog Trials, Thursday August 25th 1927. Photograph by A James of Lampeter

Acc.No: 3519   Date of material: 1898 & 1927   Extent: 2 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1541) 

Photograph of the Wednesday Shop Assistants Football Club 1898/9 (Ref: ADX/1540)
Photograph of the Wednesday Shop Assistants Football Club probably 1895/6 or 1898/9. The photograph is by H.H.Davies of Pier Street Aberystwyth and is accompanied by an identification guide to the sitters written at a later date. Amongst the 'boys' is Alfred Noyes the poet.
Acc.No: 3518   Date of material: Late nineteenth century and later notes   Extent: 2 items   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1540) 

GPO (General Post Office) wedding telegram (Ref: ADX/1539)
GPO ( General Post Office ) congratulatory wedding telegram to Mr & Mrs Green of 33 Glanyrafon terrace Aberystwyth from Eileen
Acc.No: 3517   Date of material: 15 July 1942   Extent: 1 item   Access: open Show catalogue(ADX/1539) 

Llyfrau gan / books by Gerwyn Morgan (Ref: ADX/1538)
1. Beulah: The story of a Ceredigion village and its people. Aberteifi, 2016. Signed copy.
   
   2. Beulah Remembers / Beulah yn cofio: 1914-18, 1939-45. Gerwyn Morgan 2015.

Acc.No: 3516   Date of material: 2015 & 2016   Extent: 2 gyfrol/vols.   Access: Agored/open Show catalogue(ADX/1538) 

Aberbanc Ein Bore Bach (Ref: ADX/1537)
Llyfr/Book: Aberbanc Ein Bore Bach: Ysgol Cynradd Aberbanc 1848-2016 [History of Aberbanc Primary School which closed in 2016]. Cymdeithas Cyn-ddisgyblion Ysgol Gynradd Aberbanc, 2016
Acc.No: 3515   Date of material: 2016   Extent: 1 cyfrol/volume   Access: Agored/Open Show catalogue(ADX/1537) 

Records of Aberbanc Primary School (Ref: ABB)
Records of Aberbanc Primary School: log books, admissions register, stocks and stores books and other.The school closed in 2016.
Acc.No: 3514   Date of material: 1897-2016   Extent:    Access: Restricted Not yet in the catalogue

Further items from Ceredigion Libraries (Ref: LIB)
Box of archival material which used to form part of the local history collections in Ceredigion Libraries
Acc.No: 3513   Date of material: 19th & 20th c.   Extent: 1 box   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Copy tithe map, Dihewyd parish (Ref: ADX/1536)
Colour copy of the diocesan copy of Dihewyd tithe map and schedule.
   
   
   
   Copy was made by the NLW from the map held there and given to Ceredigion Archives in the course of the Pint of History project.

Acc.No: 3512   Date of material: 1845 [copied 2017]   Extent: 3 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1536) 

New bridge at Llanychaiarn (Ref: ADX/1535)
'Agreement for Building a bridge at the South end of Llanychaiarn Bridge on the River Ystwith'
   
   Thomas Williams and The Reverend Richard Evans with Evan Charles
   
   Contains a Plan of the bridge and a Specification of Works dated 30 January 1823, and the Articles of Agreement, dated 1 Febryuary 1823

Acc.No: 3511   Date of material: 1823   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1535) 

Planning registers (Ref: CSC/PL)
Planning registers
Acc.No: 3510   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: TBC Not yet in the catalogue

Coroner's Records - Ceredigion. (Ref: TCR/2)
Coroner's records for Ceredigion : 1977 to 1996 but apparently lacking 1979.
Acc.No: 3509   Date of material: 1977 - 1996   Extent: 23 boxes/ 7 metre   Access: Closed, contents available to appropriate parties via Coroner's office Not yet in the catalogue

Football match programmes (Ref: ADX/1534)
Football match programmes
Acc.No: 3508   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Postcard of Pantyfedwen, Borth (Ref: ADX/1533)
Colour postcard (J. Arthur Dixon, no. Wales 7394) depicting Pantyfedwen, Borth. The caption reads: 'College of Librarianship, Wales - the Hostel, Aberystwyth. Originally built as an hotel, Pantyfedwen was donated to the Welsh League of Youth by Sir David James. During the winter months it is used as a Hall of Residence by the College of Librarianship Wales'
Acc.No: 3507   Date of material: c. 1950s   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Postcard of Aberystwyth Pier pavillion (Ref: ADX/1532)
B/W postcard depicting the interior of the Pier Pavillion in Aberystwyth c. 1920s.
Acc.No: 3506   Date of material:    Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Cambrian News Staff Outing and Ardwyn Old Pupils' Association first Victory welome home dinner and dance invitation (Ref: ADX/1531)
1. "The Cambrian News" staff outing to Birmingham June 7th 1947
   
   2. Invitation of Mr T. Nepaulin Jones to the Ardwyn Old Pupils' Association first Victory welome home dinner and dance Friday 7th June 1946

Acc.No: 3505   Date of material: 1946, 1947   Extent: 2 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

World War II greetings cards (Ref: ADX/1530)
Two World War II greeting cards from France. Field Service Postcard [not filled in]. From Gwynfrun Jones, Storws (Store House), Ysbyty Ystwyth.
Acc.No: 3504   Date of material: 1940s   Extent: 3 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Church and chapel marriage registers (Ref: )
Church and chapel marriage registers
   
   
   
   Established Church
   
   PR/NAN/7: Nancwnlle (one entry only, dated 1984)
   
   PR/BRG/7: Brongwyn 1971-2011
   
   PR/BRG/8: Brongwyn (one entry only, dated 2012)
   
   PR/LDY/12: Llandysul 1978-1987
   
   PR/LDG/12: Llandygwydd 1973-1986 (three entries only)
   
   
   
   Nonconformist
   
   ANC/14/2: Horeb Baptist Chapel, Penrhyncoch 1998-2007
   
   Blaencefn Chapel, Ferwig (Calvinistic Methodist) 1976-2001 [to be transferred to the NLW]

Acc.No: 3503   Date of material: 1971-2011   Extent: 7 vols   Access: To be confirmed Show catalogue(ANC/14) 

Slides of local interest (Ref: ADX/1529)
Two boxes of slides of local interest
Acc.No: 3502   Date of material:    Extent: 2 boxes   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Family memorabilia (Ref: ADX/1528)
Miscellaneous family memorabilia, incl. recipes, postcards, letters, a hymn book, several publications relating to the Siloh chapel in Aberystwyth, etc.
Acc.No: 3501   Date of material:    Extent:    Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Lampeter: Register of Marriages (Ref: ANC/78)
1. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Lampeter: Register of Marriages no. 1. Contains one entry only (in 2005) after which it was cancelled because the trustees of the above Church no longer wished to have the building licensed for marriages. One copy of the register was forwarded to the Superintendent Registrar for Ceredigion, the other to Ceredigion Archives.
Acc.No: 3500   Date of material: 2005   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Aberystwyth & District Civic Society - further records (Ref: DSO/18 addl.)
Aberystwyth & District Civic Society - records relating to plaques in Aberystwyth (including photographs and a DVD)
Acc.No: 3499   Date of material:    Extent: 1 folder   Access: To be determined Not yet in the catalogue

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Aberystwyth (Ref: ANC/19 additional)
Architect's plans of the Friends' Meeting House in Penparcau, Aberystwyth indicating proposals to extend the existing building. Drawn by Lionel Curtis.
Acc.No: 3498   Date of material: 2001-2002   Extent: 10 items approx.   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Papers of Brigadier Lieut. Col. William MacLean (Ref: ADX/1527)
Papers of Brigadier Lieut. Col. William MacLean, some relating to his service in Egypt during WW2.
Acc.No: 3497   Date of material: 1940s   Extent: 16 items   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Probus Club, Aberystwyth - further records (Ref: DSO/16 addl.)
Further records of the Probus Club, contained in a ring binder:
   
   - Branch meeting minutes September 2006-March 2016
   
   - Annotated Branch photographs 2010 & 2013
   
   - Photograph of outing to Milford Haven
   
   - AGM minutes 2010-2015
   
   - Application forms & CVs of deceased members

Acc.No: 3496   Date of material: 2010-2016   Extent:    Access: Restricted Not yet in the catalogue

Rotary Club, Aberystwyth (Ref: DSO/161)
Records of the Aberystwyth Rotarians.
Acc.No: 3495   Date of material:    Extent: 3 boxes   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Rotary Club, Cardigan (Ref: DSO/160)
Records of the Cardigan branch of the Rotarians.
Acc.No: 3494   Date of material: 1969 onwards   Extent: 2 boxes   Access:  Not yet in the catalogue

Start the Clock and Cue the Band: A Life in Television (Ref: ADX/1526)
Book: Start the Clock and Cue the Band: A Life in Television by David Lloyd
   
   Published by Y Lolfa
   
   With author's dedication to staff of Ceredigion Archives

Acc.No: 3493   Date of material: 2015   Extent: 1 vol.   Access: Open Not yet in the catalogue

Tenancy agreement, Storehouse, Hafod Estate (Ref: ADX/1525)
Tenancy agreement and rent receipt, Storehouse, Hafod Uchtryd Estate
Acc.No: 3492   Date of material: 1901 & 1946   Extent:    Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1525) 

Horeb Chapel near Llandysul (Ref: ADX/1524)
Postcard photograph of Horeb Chapel before 1950 and demolition/replacement of chapel schoolroom with new vestry. Inscription on reverse: 'H.M. Davies / Capel Horeb fel ag yr oedd cyn 1950'
Acc.No: 3491   Date of material: pre-1950   Extent: 1 item   Access: Open Show catalogue(ADX/1524) 

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