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ADX/94: Transcripts and articles by E. Alwyn Benjamin



Ref: ADX/94

Reference: [GB 0212] ADX/94
Title: E. Alwyn Benjamin Collection
Date(s): 1981
Level: Fonds
Extent: 49 items

Scope and Content
E. Alwyn Benjamin’s indices and transcripts of census, burials and baptisms in Aberystwyth, his unpublished articles, and copies of local newspapers

Acc. 301


1. Transcript of the 1841 Census Returns for Aberystwyth and its environs together with a name index
1980

Acc. 311


2. Aberystwyth Borough - A Demographic Study of the 1841 Population Census
1981

Acc. 313


3. The Cardiganshire Enumeration District of Cwmrheidol 1861-1871: A Comparative Study
1981

Acc. 314


4. Index of the tombstone memorials of St. Michael's Churchyard, Aberystwyth, based on the Borough Engineer's. Survey of August 1972
1981

Acc. 318


5. Transcript of the 1851 Census Returns for Aberystwyth and its environs, together with a name index. 
1980

6. Transcript of the 1861 Census Returns for Aberystwyth and its environs, together with a name index. 
1980

7. Transcript of the 1871 Census Returns for Aberystwyth and its environs, together with a name index. 
1981

8. Cwmrheidol 1841-71: A Community Reconstruction
1981

Acc. 341


9. Index of burials at Llanbadarn Fawr, 1830-1879; compiled by Mr. E. Alwyn Benjamin and completed in November 1981. 

10. Index of the baptisms at Llanbadarn Fawr, 1830-1879; index of the marriages at Llanbadarn Fawr, 1804-1829, 1829-1837; compiled by Mr. E. Alwyn Benjamin and completed in November-December 1981

Acc. 349


11. Alphabetical Transcript of the Burials Register for the Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Aberystwyth, for the period 1813-1879

Acc. 360


12. Index to the Marriage Registers of the Church of St. Padarn, Llanbadarn Fawr, for the period July 1837-October 1882. 

Acc. 369


13. Transcript and index of the 1841 census for the North Cardiganshire rural districts of Broncastellan, Ceulanymaesmawr, Clarach, Cyfoeth-y-Brenin, Cynyllmawr, Elerch, Henllys, Llancynfelin, Melindwr, Parcel Canol, Trefeirig, Ty'rmynach and Yscubor-y-Coed. 

Acc. 399


14. Index to the baptisms at the following Calvinistic Methodist Chapels: 
Tabernacle Chapel, Aberystwyth, 26 January 1812-9 July 1837
Ponterwyd Chapel, 24 November 1813-23 July 1837
Trisant Chapel, Llanfihangel-y-Croyddin, 11 July 1822-23 July 1837

Acc. 426


15. Transcript and index of the 1851 census returns for the North Cardiganshire rural districts of Ceulanymaesmawr, Cyfoethybrenin, Cynnullmawr, Elerch, Henllys, Llanafan, Llanbadarn-y-Croyddin, Llancynfelin, Llanfihangel-y-Croyddin Lower, Llanfihangel-y-Croyddin Upper, Melindwr, Parcel Canol, Trefeirig and Ty'rmynach. 

Acc. 427


16. Transcript and index of the 1861 census returns for the North Cardiganshire Rural Districts. 

Acc. 478


17. Photograph of an oil painting by Samuel Ireland, entitled "Fair Day, Aberystwyth, 1797" The original is in the Folk Museum, St. Fagans, Cardiff, and this photograph has been deposited in the Record Office with the permission of the Curator. 

Acc. 488


18. Transcript and index of the 1871 census returns for North Cardiganshire rural districts: Ceulanymaesmawr, Cyfoethybrenin, Cynnullmawr, Elerch, Henllys, Llanafan, Llanbadarn y Croyddin, Llancynfelin, Llanfihangel y Croyddin, Melindwr, Parcel Canol, Trefeurig and Ty'rymynach. 

19. Transcript and index of the census returns, 1841 - 1881, for Ysgubor-y-Coed. 

Acc. 516


20. Photocopy of unpublished article by Mr. Benjamin, 'Parcel Canol, Cardiganshire A Study of The Censuses 1841-71'. 

21. Photocopy of unpublished article by Mr. Benjamin, 'Trefeirig, Cardiganshire - A Study of The Census 1841-71'. 

Acc. 518


22. Photocopy of unpublished article by Mr. Benjamin, 'A Demographic Study of North Cardiganshire Rural Districts
1841-71

Acc. 524


23. Photocopy of unpublished article by Mr. Benjamin, 'The Movement of Tin and Copper Miners from Cornwall and Devon to the North Cardiganshire Lead Mines, 1851 - 71' 

24. Photocopy of unpublished article by Mr. Benjamin, 'Human Afflictions - A Study of the North Ceredigion Census Returns, 1851 - 71' 

Acc. 529


25. School reports of the depositor when he was a pupil at Aberystwyth National School, 1922 - 27 [12 items] 

Acc. 549


26. Transcript and index of the census returns for Aberystwyth, 1881. 

Acc. 581


27. Pedigree of the Ellis family of The Eagle Foundry, Aberystwyth. 

Acc. 608


28. Transcript and index of the 1881 census returns for North Cardiganshire

Acc. 613


29. Photograph of the tombstone of Dr. Joseph Parry (1841 - 1903) at the churchyard of St. Augustine's Church, Penarth. Joseph Parry was professor of music at University College, Aberystwyth from 1874 to 1880

Acc. 628


30. 'Cyfoeth-y-brenin, Cardiganshire - A Study of the Census Returns, 1841-1881' Unpublished article by the depositor

31. 'Melindwr, Cardiganshire - A Study of the Census Returns, 1841-1881' Unpublished article by the depositor

32. 'A long-forgotten Shipwreck’ Unpublished note by the depositor concerning the wreck of the "Malleny" near the mouth of the Ewenny
river
1886

33. The Royal Air Forces Quarterly Summer 1978, containing [p.p. 181-87] an article by the depositor entitled 'Across The Iraqi Desert by Bus' 

34. ‘My War, 1939 – 46’ by the depositor

35. The Local Historian vol.17, no.7, August 1987, containing [pp 405-7] an article by the depositor entitled 'The Welsh Patronymic Custom' 

Acc. 632


36. Copy of article entitled 'A Comparative Study of Lead Mining in the North Cardiganshire Rheidol area, 1841 - 81', by the depositor

Acc. 633


37. Transcript of extracts from the Cambrian News and Welsh Farmers Gazette, 11 December 1908, concerning the death of Alderman David Roberts [1820-1908] 

38. Transcript of a letter to the Cambrian News, 30 January 1869, concerning the proposed water supply for Aberystwyth from Plynlimon. 

Acc. 637


39. Unpublished article by the depositor, 'A Study of Human Life-span in Rural North Cardiganshire, 1841-1881' 

Acc. 638


40. Copyflo sheets of the 1881 census returns for North Cardiganshire, supplied by the Public Record Office. These sheets were used by the depositor to transcribe the census returns. 

41. Photocopies of pages from various newspapers: 

1-9. Cambrian News

1. 30 January 1869, p.1
2. 2 June 1871, p.5
3. 31 October 1873, p.2
4. 16 April 1875, p.2
5. 16 February 1877, p.2
6. 4th April 1879, p.5
7. 16th January 1880, p.5
8. 4th June 1880, p.8
9. 11th December 1908, p [?] 

10-13. Aberystwyth Observer

10. 25 December 1858, p.l
11. 9 December 1871, p.[?] 
12. 23 November 1878 p.[?] 
13. 23 November 1878, p.[?] 

14-15. Aberystwyth Times

14. 30th October 1868, p.l
15. 1 May 1869, p.[?] 
16. Aberystwyth Chronicle, 29th September 1855, p.l

Acc. 655


42. Photocopy of unpublished article by Mr. Benjamin, 'Cwmrheidol District, Cardiganshire [Dyfed] - A Census Study, 1841-81' 

Acc. 656


43. Unpublished article entitled 'A Study of Human Life-Span in Rural North Cardiganshire, 1841-1881' 

Acc. 657


44. Pedigree chart of Edward Alwyn Benjamin [compiled July 1988] 

Acc. 704


45. Article on Joseph Parry, 1841-1903, Professor of Music, Aberystwyth, 1874-1880

Acc. 712


46. Photocopy of The Order of Service at the funeral of Dr. Joseph Parry [Dr. Parry was Professor of Music, U.C.W. Aberystwyth, 1874 – 1880]
21 February 1903

Acc. 729


47. Ceulan-y-maesmawr, Cynnullmawr and Elerch: A Census-based Study, 1841-1881. 

Acc. 753


48. Transcript, with index, of the 1841 census returns for Llanafan, Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Lower and Upper, Llanbadarn y Creuddyn Lower and Upper

Acc. 761


48a. Transcript, 1851 census. Broncastellan, Clarach, Llangorwen.

Acc. 784


49. Print-out from microfilm of the following census returns: 
1. Llanafan, 1841
2. Clarach with Llangorwen, 1851
3. Broncastellan, 1851
4. Llanbadarn y Creuddyn Isaf 1841 [1] 
5. Llanbadarn y Creuddyn Isaf, 1841 [2] 
6. Llanbadarn y Creuddyn Isaf, 1841 [3] 
7. Llanbadarn y Creuddyn Uchaf 1841 [1] 
8. Llanbadarn y Creuddyn Uchaf, 1841 [2] 
9. Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Isaf, 1841 [1] 
10. Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Isaf, 1841 [2] 
11. Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Uchaf, 1841 [1] 
12. Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Uchaf, 1841 [2] 
13. Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Uchaf, 1841 [3] 
14. Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Uchaf, 1851
15. Llanbadarn y Creuddyn Uchaf, 1861
16. Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Uchaf, 1861 [1] 
17. Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Uchaf, 1861 [2] 
18. Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Uchaf, 1861 [3]

Transcripts of the census returns for Broncastellan [Bow Street] and Clarach [with Llangorwen] 1851; and Llanfihangel y Creuddyn Ucha, 1861

A full list of transcripts completed by Mr. Benjamin is available for consultation at the Record Office

19. Microfilm of the 1841 census, HO 107/1372 for Broncastellan, Clarach, Elerch, Melindwr, Parcel Canol, Trefeurig, Llancynfelin, parts of Aberystwyth

20. Microfilm of the 1841 census, HO 107, for Ceulanmaesmawr, Cyfoethybrenin, Cynyllmawr, Henllys, Ysgybor y Coed, Ty'r Mynach
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