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ADX/436: John Morgan Papers 



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Ref:  ADX/436

Reference: [GB0212] ADX/436
Date(s): 1850-c.1923
Level: Fonds
Extent:  26 Files/ Items
Scope and Content: Papers of John Morgan, Bridge Street, Aberystwyth, printer and editor of the Aberystwyth Observer in the 1870s.


Reference: ADX/436/1
Date(s): 23 May 1850
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Receipt from Samuel Gibbs to Griffith Ellis for £7

The balance for rent due for Miss E. Davies (now Mrs Griffith Ellis) to Dr. Lewis of London. 


Reference: ADX/436/2
Date(s): 10 March 1858
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Promise to pay Mr. Robert Ellis the sum of £40 with interest at 5% per annum

Signed J. & P. Davies and Griffith Ellis


Reference: ADX/436/3
Date(s): 24 July 1860
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Promise to pay the National Provincial Bank in Aberystwyth the sum of £50

Signed J. & P. Davies and Griffith Ellis. 



Reference: ADX/436/4
Date(s): 2 January 1867
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Agreement between John Williams and Sarah Morgan

Relates to the Crown Tavern, Northgate, Aberystwyth. 


Reference: ADX/436/5
Date(s): 30 October 1874
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Assignment of property.

Assignment of a messuage or cottage and yard in Skinner Street, Aberystwyth. 
Between: 
i Mr Thomas Mathias and Mary his wife
ii Mr Griff. Ellis


Reference: ADX/436/6
Date(s): 29 December 1875
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Assignment of property

Assignment, by way of mortgage, of leasehold premises situated in Skinner
Street, Aberystwyth, for securing £20 and interest. 
Between:
i Mrs Mary Mathias
ii Mr. Thomas Jones


[old:Reference]: ADX/436/7
Date(s): 11 December 1876
Extent: 2 item
Scope and Content: Apprenticeship indenture of Richard Jenkins Ellis of North Gate Street, Aberystwyth

Apprentice to Elizabeth Ellis and Sons, Ironfounders. 
With a photograph of Richard Jenkins Ellis as a young man, taken by A. Worthington of Terrace Road, Aberystwyth. 



Reference: ADX/436/8
Date(s): 16 February 1877
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Assignment of property

Assigment of two leasehold premises in Skinner Street, Aberystwyth, for £60. 
Between:
i Mr. Thomas Jones and others
ii Mrs. Elizabeth Ellis


Reference: ADX/436/9
Date(s): 1872-1879
Extent: 1 File
Scope and Content: Papers relating to University College of Wales

Note from Hugh Owen, University College of Wales, 7 Queen Victoria Street, Mansion House London, dated 20 April 1877.
With envelope, addressed to ‘The Editor of the Aberystwyth Observer’, 
postmarked London 21 April 1877, containing: 

1. Report of the Proceedings in connection with the opening of the University College of Wales, 15 October 1872

2. Replies of the Senate to the Memoranda of the Council respecting the vacations and scholarships, c.1879

3. University College of Wales Minutes of the Council June, 1879

4. University College of Wales report and list of subscribers, 1877 - 1878


Reference: ADX/436/10
Date(s): April 1877
Extent: 1 File
Scope and Content: University College of Wales Aberystwyth

Documents relating to applications to the Government for grants for the University College at Aberystwyth. 


Reference: ADX/436/11
Date(s): 1883
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Report of the Commercial and Grammar School Aberystwyth. Compiled by Thomas Owens C.M. (covers only). 


Reference: ADX/436/12
Date(s): 24 May 1913 - 1January 1915
Extent: 1 File
Scope and Content: Aberystwyth Jottings: 1-12

Four-page news-sheets, printed by John Morgan, printer of Bridge Street, Aberystwyth, concerning (chiefly) the Welsh Church Bill, the activities of the Manchester Unity of Oddfellows at Aberystwyth, and the behaviour of the Town Council. 



Reference: ADX/436/13
Date(s): 28 October 1886
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Letter from J.B. O'Halloran

Letter from J.B. O'Halloran of The Standard, London, addressed to ‘my dear John’ in Aberystwyth, concerning an enclosed cutting about a street scuffle between an Aberystwyth town councillor, a county magistrate and a borough magistrate. 



Reference: ADX/436/14
Date(s): 27 October 1921
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Letter from John Morgan

Draft letter from John Morgan, Printing Office, Bridge Street, Aberystwyth, addressed to the Prime Minister, concerning the Town Clerk and Town Council of Aberystwyth, with particular reference to the ‘Apartments Bureau’. 


Reference: ADX/436/15
Date(s): n.d. [c.1923]
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Letter from John Morgan

Draft letter from John Morgan to Stanley Baldwin, then Prime Minister, applying for an annuity from the Royal Bounty Fund. It includes details of his life and career and signatures of local worthies in support of his application. 


Reference: ADX/436/16
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Tithe record relating to Penllan

Note, giving particulars of Penllan property extracted from the Tithe Commutation apportionments in Llangybi and Bettws Bledrws parishes. 


Reference: ADX/436/17
Date(s): March 1852
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Apprenticeship indenture

Blank, printed indenture, stamped at Carmarthen. 


Reference: ADX/436/18
Date(s): n.d. [c.1870] 
Extent: 1 File
Scope and Content: Views of Aberystwyth

Strip of four views of Aberystwyth (steel engraving on glazed paper): 
1. General view of the town, showing the harbour and railway.
2. View from the bay towards Marine Terrace.
3. View along Marine Terrace, looking north.
4. View of the pier. 


Reference: ADX/436/19
Date(s): n.d. [c.1870]
Extent: 1 IFile
Scope and Content: Views of Aberystwyth and Devil’s Bridge

Seven views of Aberystwyth (steel engraving on glazed paper):
1. University (now Old College). 
2. Aberystwyth, looking south, from Constitution Hill. 
3. Aberystwyth, looking south, from Constitution Hill.
4. Waterfall at Devil's Bridge.  
5. Devil's Bridge. 
6. Aberystwyth Castle.
7. Queen's Hotel, Aberystwyth. 


Reference: ADX/436/20
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Silk bookmark

Promotional example of silk bookmark weaving from Thomas Stevens of Coventry and London. 


Reference: ADX/436/21
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Photograph of a woman in Welsh costume

Taken by John Edwards, 25 Pier Street, Aberystwyth. 


Reference: ADX/436/22
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Photograph of a woman in Welsh costume

Image of Mrs. Anne Jones of Llangybi, in Welsh dress, knitting. Taken by E.R. Gyde, 22 & 24 Pier Street, Aberystwyth. 


Reference: ADX/436/23
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Photograph of Aberystwyth

Image of Aberystwyth seafront, looking north, showing bathing machines, bathers, 
and the Bath House in the background. 



Reference: ADX/436/24
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Photograph of Aberystwyth
Tinted photograph of the Town Hall, Aberystwyth. Taken by C.S. Allen, Tredegar House, Tenby.
 

Reference: ADX/436/25
Date(s): n.d. [c.1870?]
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Photograph of Aberystwyth

Image of Marine Terrace and Constitution Hill (before development), showing buildings at the end of Victoria Terrace. 


Reference: ADX/436/26
Date(s): n.d.
Extent: 1 Item
Scope and Content: Postcard of Aberystwyth

Showing the Gorsedd Circle at the Castle, Aberystwyth, with each stone identified. A printed and amended list of stones appears on the reverse.
 

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