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ADX/1188: Posters and Notices printed by J.C. Roberts


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Ref: ADX/1188

Reference: [GB0212] ADX/1188
Title: Posters and Notices printed by J.C. Roberts
Date(s): 1841-1940s
Level: Fonds
Extent: 73 items

Scope and Content: Posters and notices with public announcements, mostly printed by J.C. Roberts, Printer, Cardigan. In English and Welsh

1. Notice: Auction of Rhosyfarket-Ucha farm, in Nevern, Pembroke, to be held at the Shipwright’s Arms, Bridge-End, Cardigan, on 29 January 1876.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 8 January 1876.

2. Notice: Cyngerdd, Capel Siloam, Ferwig, 7 March 1876.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Argraffydd, Swyddfa’r “Observer,” 1 Lon Eben, Aberteifi.
Date of creation: 11 February 1876.

3. Notice: Sale of a cargo of Irish White Rock Potatoes.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of Creation: 19 February 1876.

4. Notice: Recent election of Mr. Joshua Richards, of Cwmins-Bach, Meline, Blaenffos, as a member of the school board, in the district of Meline and Whitechurch, on 4 March 1876.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 3 March 1876.

5. Notice: Auction of household furniture, to be held opposite the Guildhall, Cardigan, on 15 March 1876.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 3 March 1876.

6. Notice: Auction of about nine acres of swedes, at Cnwcygareg, Eglwysfair, to be held on 8 February 1878. The notice is badly torn.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 31 January 1878.

7. Notice: Regarding forthcoming municipal election, in the borough of Cardigan, informing electors of which voting station they should go to record their votes.
Creator: Roberts and Son, 10 High Street, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 28 October 1879.

8. Notice: Auction of livestock, crop, and farming implements, to be held at Cornyrafr, in the parish of Aberporth, on 24 September 1880.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 7 September 1880.

9. Notice: A white yearling ewe, found and impounded in the Parish of Eglwyswrw. 
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, Cardigan. 
Date of creation: 9 October 1880. 

10. Notice: Forthcoming election of councillors for the borough of Cardigan, to be held on 1 November 1880. Notice bears the name W. Wagner Mitchell, town clerk of the borough of Cardigan.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 23 October 1880.

11. Notice: Auction of livestock at Danffordd, Eglwysfair-a-churig, on 16 November 1880. Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, Cardigan. 
Date of creation: 4 November 1880.

12. Notice: Mr. Maldwyn Evans, U.C.W., Bethania, Aberteifi. 
Language: Welsh. 
Creator: unknown.
Date of creation: 8 December 1880.

13. Notice: Auction of household furniture, to be held at Marine Terrace, St. Dogmell’s, on 20 January 1881. The notice is mounted on a large sheet of paper.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 15 January 1881.

14. Notice: Forthcoming triennial election of the School Board for the district of Blaenffos, to be held on 10 February 1881.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 17 January 1881.

15. Notice: Invitation for tender for Pontyclifon Marsh. Applications to be sent to Jones and Forester, at Malmesbury, Wilsthire, on or before 23 March 1883.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 19 March 1883.

16. Notice: Auction of five fields of grassland, to let, to be held at Plas-y-Bridell, on 27 April 1883.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 14 April 1883.

17. Notice: Request for tenders for the provision of food and clothing to the Workhouse, Cardigan Union.
Creator: Jane Thomas, Steam Printer, “Advertiser” Office, 39 St. Mary Street, Cardigan.
Date of creation: October 1884.

18. Notice: Meeting of the Cardigan Auxiliary Bible Society, to be held Cardigan Guildhall, on 14 October 1884. The notice includes pencilled corrections to names and dates, which suggests that it may have been the printer’s copy, or a template. The notice is mounted on large sheet of paper.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 10 October 1884.

19. Notice: Public vaccination to be held in the various districts of Cardigan Union, October 1885 and January 1886. Mounted on a large sheet of paper, it includes corrections to names and dates, which suggests it was the printer’s copy.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 1885.

20. Notice: Auction of the White Hart Hotel, to be held at the Castle Inn, Cardigan, on 27 April 1886. The notice is mounted on a large sheet of paper.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: April 1886.

21. Notice: Auction of timber, to be held at Brig Norden, Cardigan, on 18 January 1888.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan. Badly torn. (There is also a photocopy of this notice.)
Date of creation: 30 December 1887.

22. Notice: Auction of meadow hay, to be held on 1 July 1889, at Glandwr, Whitechurch, Pembroke.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 22 June 1889.

23. Notice: Invitation from Cardigan Corporation to shipowners and master mariners for tenders for the conveyance of broken lime stones from quarries at Williamston, near Pembroke. (also a photocopy of same)
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 18 April 1890.

24. Notice: Auction of livestock, crops, and implements of husbandry, to be held at Pantywylan, in the parish of Moylgrove, on 27 September 1894. Badly torn.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: September 1894.

25. Notice: Auction of livestock and crops, at Maencoch, Blaenffos, to be held on 29 November 1894.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 23 September 1894.

26. Notice: Cyngerdd A Chyfarfod Cystadleuol, Glanrhyd, Nos Nadolig, 1894.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Argraffydd, Sywddfa yr “Observer,” Aberteifi.
Date of creation: 3 December 1894.

27. Notice: Invitation to builders to tender for the erection of a cloak room and the alteration of the main building at Moylgrove Board School.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 10 December 1894.

28. Notice: Forthcoming election of rural district councillor for the parish of Llanfihangel-Penbedw, in the district of St. Dogmell’s, to be held on 18 December 1894. 
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 10 December 1894.

29. Notice: Forthcoming election of rural district councillor for the Morfa ward, in the parish of Nevern, in the district of St. Dogmell’s, to be held on 18 December 1894. 
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 10 December 1894.

30. Notice: Forthcoming election of parish and rural district councillors, for the parish of Cilgerran, to be held on 18 December 1894. Polling station: the National School, Cilgerran.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 12 December 1894.

31. Notice: The annual Trotting Matches and Sheep Dog Trials, to be held at Crymmych, Pembrokeshire, on 7 January 1896. There are pencilled corrections to many of the details, and further notes in pencil on the reverse side.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: January 1896.

32. Notice: Auction of stock, crop, implements and furniture, to be held at Bridell, near Rhoshill, on 10 January 1896. Corrections to dates and other details have been written in red ink. Badly torn.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: January 1896.

33. Notice: Auction of livestock, hay, household furniture, dairy utensils, to be held at Bridgetfach, near Cardigan, on 29 April 1896.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: April 1896.

34. Notice (in Welsh): South Cardiganshire Calvinistic Methodist Sunday Schools: examinations, to be held on 2 April 1897.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: March 1897.

35. Notice: Election of Rural District Councillors for the parishes of Aberporth, Blaenporth, Llandugwydd, Llangoedmore, Llechryd, Mount, Tremain, Verwick, to be held on 5 April 1898.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 26 February 1898.

36. Notice: Election of Guardians, for the parish of Saint Dogmells Municipal, and the Wards of the parish of Saint Mary, Cardigan Union, to be held on 5 April 1898.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 1 March 1898.

37. Notice: List of candidates to be elected as Guardians for the Ward of Saint Mary, Cardigan, on 23 March 1898.Handwritten in red ink.
Creator: printed by Hadden, Best and Co., West Harding Street, London.
Date of creation: March 1898.

38. Notice: Request for tenders for contracts regarding the supplying of quarry stones for the lines and portions of roads in various parishes within the rural district of Saint Dogmells.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 9 March 1899.

39. Notice: Auction of grassland to let on Close Farm, Rhoshill, to be held on 5 May 1899.
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 28 April 1899. 

40. Advertising notice: J.G. Morgan, the Clothing Mart, Pendre, Cardigan.
Creator: J.C. Roberts and Son, Printers, 10 High Street, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 2 March 1917.

41. Advertising notice: Butcher’s meat price list.
Creator: Roberts and Son, Printers and Stationers, Cardigan.
Date of creation: September 1917.

42. Advertising notice: Meat price list for Owen Davies, Butcher, Aberporth.
Creator: Roberts and Son, Printers, 10 High Street, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 7 September 1917.

43. Notice: Piece of a notice, with the heading: ‘Help Our Sailors & Soldiers.’ The remainder is missing.
Creator: unknown.
Date of creation: 9 November 1917.

44. Notice: South Cardiganshire Clog and Bootmakers’ Union, revised scale of charges, to operate from 1 January 1918.
Creator: J.C. Roberts and Son, 10 High Street, Cardigan.
Date of creation: c. late 1917.

45. Notice: ‘Meals above the value of 1s. 3d. not supplied in this establishment.’
Date of creation: 21 January 1918.

46. Advertising notice: Second schedule, sale by retail of jam and jelly, with a list of varieties and prices.
Creator: Roberts and Son, Printers, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 20 March 1919. 

47. Notice: Auction of Hendre, a large freehold farm, situated in the parish of St. Dogmells, to be held at the Black Lion Hotel, on 24 May 1919.
Creator: J.C. Roberts and Son, Printers and Stationers, High Street, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 6 May 1919. 

48. Notice: ‘Sold by T.M. Daniel, Cardigan and Newcastle-Emlyn’. 
Date of creation: 23 June 1919.

49. Notice: Town protest against the six shillings per ton increase in the price of coal, to be held in front of the public buildings, Cardigan, on 17 July 1919. 
Date of creation: 12 July 1919.

50. Notice: Auction of household furniture, to be held at Lipton House, North Road, Cardigan, on 25 October 1919.
Creator: J.C. Roberts and Son, Printers, Stationers, High Street, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 19 October 1919.

51. Notice: Motor launch for the ‘Berwen.’ Includes a form below for passengers to sign up.
Date of creation: 25 January 1920.

52. Notice: Gwyl Dewi Sant, Tabernacl, Aberteifi, 1 Mawrth 1920.
Creator: Roberts a’i Fab, Argraffwyr, Aberteifi.
Date of creation: 17 February 1920.

53. Notice: Auction of household furniture, poultry and other effects, to be held at Parctwad Cottages, Llandugwydd, on 24 October 1921.
Creator: J.C. Roberts and Son, Printers, High Street, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 13 October 1921. 

54. Notice: Vessels for sale in the port of Cardigan: ‘Johanna Antoinette.’ 
Creator: J.C. Roberts, Printer, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan. 
Date of creation: early 20th century.

55. Notice: Postponement of a meeting of the League of Nations Union, on account of Lord Davies’ illness. 
Creator: Roberts and Son, Printers, Cardigan.
Date of creation, October 1933. 

56. Notice: 2nd Cardiganshire Battalion Home Guard Variety Concert, to be held at the Drill Hall, Cardigan, on 2 December 1944.
Creator: J.C. Roberts and Son, Printers, Stationers, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 17 November 1944.

57. Notice: 2nd Cardiganshire Battalion Home Guard Celebrity Concert, to be held at the Drill Hall, Cardigan, on 29 November 1944.
Creator: J.C. Roberts and Son, Printers, Stationers, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 17 November 1944.

58. Notice: Victory Ball, to be held at the Black Lion Ballroom, Cardigan, on 24 August 1945.
Creator: Roberts and Son, Printer, High Street, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 18 August 1945.

59. Photocopy of a notice: Auction of stock, implements of husbandry, to be held at Newton, in the parish of Rudbaxton, on 29 September 1841.
Creator: unknown.
Date of creation: 20th century.

60. Photocopy of a notice: Auction of fishing smack, to be held at the Mariners’ Arms, St. Dogmell’s, no dated given.
Creator: unknown.
Date of creation: 20th century.

61. Photocopy of a notice: Auction of a vessel, belonging to Mr. Thomas Griffiths. Name of vessel not given. No date or venue of auction given.
Creator: unknown.
Date of creation: 20th century.

62. Photocopy of a notice: Auction of a vessel named ‘Charming Nancy,’ to be held at Cwm, St. Dogmell’s, on 13 January 1877. There are two copies of this notice, one of which is divided into two pieces of paper.
Creator of original: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 20th century.

63. Photocopy of a notice: Auction of a vessel named the ‘Pheasant,’ to be held at the Mariner’s Arms, St. Dogmell’s, on 5 December 1877.
Creator of original: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 20th century.

64. Photocopy of a notice: Auction of a vessel named the ‘Arrow,’ to be held in St. Dogmell’s, Cardigan, on 7 September 1878.
Creator of original: J.C. Roberts, Printer, “Observer” Office, 1 Eben’s Lane, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 20th century.

65. Photocopy of an advertising notice: Edward Mathias, draper, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 20th century.

66. Photocopy of a notice: Auction of sawn timber, to be held at Brynhoffnant, Rhydlewis, on 12 February 1931.
Creator of original: M.M. Thomas and Co., “Advertiser” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 20th century.

67. Photocopy of a notice: Auction of the small holding of Bronallt, to be held at the Cawdor Hotel, in the parish of Brongwyn, Newcastle-Emlyn, on 15 September 1933. Slightly torn.
Creator: M.M. Thomas and Co., “Advertiser” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 20th century.

68. Photocopy of a notice: Auction of farming machinery, ladders, poultry houses and other items, to be held at Bryncoed, Bryngwyn, on 20 October 1933. Slightly torn.
Creator of original: M.M. Thomas and Co., “Advertiser” Office, Cardigan.
Date of creation: 20th century.



69. Copy of a map of Cardiganshire and its mines c.1700. 
Creator: printed by the National Museum of Wales. 
Date of creation: 1972

70. Copy of a map of Brecknockshire, c.1600. 
Date of creation: 20th century.

71. Copy of a map of Newport Bay and Harbour, in Pembrokeshire, dated 25 November 1800.



72. Photocopy of the front page of an issue of the Canadian newspaper, The Daily Gleaner, September 1980. Article on Canada’s first Welsh settlers, who came from Cardigan in 1819.

73. Photocopy of the front page of the Cardigan and Tivy-Side Advertiser
17 February 1902.
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