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ADX/380: Miss L.C. Roberts



Ref: ADX/380

Reference: [GB 0212] ADX/380
Title: Papers and memorabilia of Miss L.C. Roberts of Aberystwyth
Date(s): 1901-1997
Level: Fonds
Extent: 64 items

Scope and Content

Acc. 1056



1. Birth certificate (copy) of Evan Robert Roberts, son of Robert Roberts and Emma Roberts (formerly Richards) born 12 August 1852
October 1882

2. Wedding certificate of Evan Roberts age 39, sailor of Aberystwyth and Mary Owens age 32 of Aberystwyth married at Shiloh Chapel (C.M.).
8 December 1892

3. Certificate of Registry of Birth of Laura Catherine Roberts
26 January 1901

4. Newspaper cutting : obituary of Evan Roberts of Prospect Street, Aberystwyth.
n.d. (c.1922)

5. Certificates of Discharge of Evan Roberts, seaman:
5/1. From the "General Nott" of Aberystwyth - 1874
5/2. From the  "Native Pearl" of Swansea - 1875
5/3. From the "Abyssinia" of Liverpool - 1878
5/4. From the "Lord of the Isles" of London - 1879
5/5. From the S.S. Addington of London - 1917

6. Provisional valuation under the Finance (1909-10) Act, 1910 on 7 Prospect Street, Aberystwyth (occupier Anne Jones)
31 August 1911

7. British passport of Miss L. C. Roberts
1948

8. National Health & Pension Insurance Card for Laura Roberts
1928-1932

9. National Health & Pension Insurance Card for Laura Roberts
1932-1937

10. National Health & Pension Insurance Card for Laura Roberts
1938-1942

11. National Registration Identity Card from Laura C. Roberts
2 June 1943

12. Ministry of National Insurance Contribution Record for Laura Roberts with National Insurance Number.
1950

13. Women's Royal Voluntary Service Membership Card for Laura
Roberts, Maglona, Prospect Street, Aberystwyth.
1973

14. National Health Service Medical Card
1 December 1952


15-19. Diaries & address books

15. "Lever's" Farmers' Diary
1966

16. "Cadbury's Fingers" pocket diary
1993

17. Address book (also used for notes, including genealogical notes)
c.1970

18. Address book
c.1971

19. Address book
n.d.


20. Royal Westminster Opthalmic Hospital details of eye-test for Laura Roberts
24 April 1924

21. Invoice from Joseph Davies & son, solicitors of Aberystwyth re: lease on 7 Prospect Street, Aberystwyth.
14 November 1962

22. Postcard "Dieppe - Un Troglodyte" [an improvised dwelling with
its occupant outside].
n.d. (c.1915?)

23. Photograph (Gyde & Pickford, Aberystwyth) showing a woman in "Bohemian" dress [probably Laura Roberts]
n.d. (c.1920)

24. Photograph showing the Theological College, Aberystwyth with staff and students, including Miss Roberts' predecessor.
n.d. (c.1930?)


25. Photographs of Laura Roberts

25/1. Outside the Theological College, as Matron - 1965
25/2. At a school nativity play - n.d. (c.1975)

25/3. At a celebratory tea-party - n.d. (c.1970)
25/4. Photograph [with Sunday School class?] - n.d. (c.1975)
25/5. As the Virgin Mary [in Shiloh Chapel ?] - 15 December 1978
25/6. On the top of an open-top bus - n.d. (c.1985?)
25/7. Greetings cards with photos of Laura Roberts & friends (2) - n.d. (c.1990?)

26. Newspaper cutting re disbanding of "Sixty Club" in Aberystwyth
n.d. (c.1994)

27. Card of Aberystwyth Council of Churches Good Neighbour ("Anchor") Scheme.
n.d.

28. Empty pre-paid postcard
n.d. (post 1953)

29. National Health Service: General Opthalmic Services leaflet
1972

30. Invitation to the National Library of Wales Royal Visit [at the opening of the new part of the building]     
31 May 1996

31. Promotional postcard for the Gwalia Hotel, Aberystwyth
n.d.

32. Business cards for Miss L.C. Roberts, Bed & Breakfast Establishment, Maglona, 7 Prospect Street, Aberystwyth.
n.d.

33. Post Office Savings Bank (money-box in the form of a book)


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34. Will of Evan Roberts
16 July 1914

35. Grant of Grave Space to Evan Roberts
4 March 1898

36. Hopkins Family Tree
n.d.

37. Copy of Birth Certificate of Thomas Hopkins
21 June 1840

38. Assurance Book. Laura Roberts. 
1969

39. The Sixty Club. Photo of Laura Roberts. “nearly 95 years old”.

40. Letter re Presentation to HM The Queen.
31 May 1996

41. Letter to Laura Roberts. In Welsh. 
28 August 1958

42. Group photo including Laura Roberts.  
1 March 1928

43. Cambrian Press. Obituary of Laura Roberts.
n.d.

44. Brown Purse. Containing: 1902 3d. coin, Llanelli Tram Ticket,. Photo
“from the sea chest of Evan Roberts”, Photo of Arthur Roberts, Notebook with Rent entries 1909-1911.

45. Leaflet re: Rheidol Hydro Electric.

46. Framed Photo of Laura Roberts.

47. Copy of part of school admissions register. 
1962-1970

48. Dinas School. Admittance form. 
1957-1958.

49. Cardiganshire Education Committee. Returns Form.

50. Pibwrlyd Technical College. Prospectus
1970.


Acc.1183



51. Envelope addressed to L.Roberts. GR V1 stamps.

52. Order of Service. Llandudno. 
8 April 1981

53. Memorial Service Card. Laura Catharine Roberts. 
1 February 1997

54. Grant of Burial Space to Evan Roberts. 
20 June 1889

55. Four documents re: auction of property of L.Roberts. 
10 December 1996

56. Note of Deposit of walking stick belonging to Evan Roberts in Ceredigion Museum and letter of thanks from museum.

57. L. Roberts. Notice of National Insurance contributions. 
1950-1951

58. Documents re sale of “Maglona” 7, Prospect Street. 
10 September 1996

59. Notice of Donations in memory of Laura Roberts.

60. Acknowledgement of Donations from League of Friends of Aberystwyth Hospital.

61. Photographs of Laura Roberts:

61/1. As an angel.
61/2. As a “Turkish” dancer.
61/3. As a young woman.
61/4. As a young woman.
61.5. As a young woman.
61/6. As a young woman.
61/7. Outside Theological College, 1960s.
61/8. In a group photo, 1960s.
61/9. A group photo.
61/10. Seated in a Hall. Aged about 90 years.
61/11. Aged about 90 years.

62. Envelope with photos sent to Laura Roberts. From Bob Milford.

62/1. A young girl, 1910.
62/2. A Sunday School group, 1909.
62/3. A children’s play, c.1920.
62/4. As a teenager in a song and dance group.
62/5. As a teenager in a song and dance group.
62/6. A group of actors, c.1920.
62/7. Daffodils? c.1920
62/8. Aberystwyth Carnival, August 1929.
62/9. Laura Roberts. 90th.birthday cake.

63. Photo of Prospect Street. 
n.d.

64. Photo of unidentified house.
n.d.
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